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Abendmusik 1 : The Way of Sorrow

April 10 @ 5:00 pm - 6:15 pm
€10 – €20
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Music for Galway & Galway 2020 present

Arvo Pärt, Passio

Brian McAlea bass | Ciarán Kelly, tenor| Aisling Kenny soprano | Laura Lamph, alto | Malachy Frame bass | Bogdan Sofei violin | Adrian Mantu cello | Matthew Manning oboe | Michael Dooley bassoon | Ronan De Burca organ | Collegium, choir | Mark Duley, director


Pärt’s setting of the St. John Passion is perhaps one of the best-known choral works of the late twentieth-century. The gospel narrative speaks with direct intimacy, through a small piquantly-voiced instrumental and vocal ensemble and rigorous patterning of simple ideas. Despite the economical means, the work has a breathtaking nobility equal to its subject matter, and offers us a chance to follow the via dolorosa in a new and powerfully immediate way.


The lineup of performers includes Galway’s most well-known players alongside some of the brightest young Irish singers emerging on the European scene.

Date: April 10
Time: 5:00 pm - 6:15 pm
Cost: €10 – €20
Event CategoryAbendmusik
Venue Name: St. Nicholas’ Collegiate Church
Address: St. Nicholas Collegiate Church,

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