Carols by Candlelight at Fota House

Carols by Candlelight at Fota House

Get the season off on the right note with Cappella Lyrica on Sunday 1st December at Fota House. Immerse yourself in the beautiful sounds of this award winning choir in the resplendent surrounds of the magnificent Drawing Room.

Our annual Christmas music celebration will include seasonal favourites by Daniel Elder, Stephen Hatfield, Morten Lauridsen, Michael McGlynn and John Rutter and feature Britten’s Ceremony of Carols with Harpist, Anne-Marie Papin Labazordiere This is a concert for music lovers of all ages!

Cappella Lyrica is an equal-voice choir comprised of full-time students of the CIT Cork School of Music. Formed in 2011, the choir regularly perform new music and have commissioned composers, David Wallace, Marion Ingoldsby and Sean Doherty, to write for the choir. They have also collaborated with Crash Ensemble to give the first performance of Out Into by Emily Hall at the Sounds of a Safe Harbour Festival in Cork in 2016 with a second performance in Clonmel at the Finding a Voice festival on International Women’s Day 2017.

In competitive performances the choir has been successful at the Cork International and City of Derry International Choral Festivals and at the Limerick Church Music Festival.

The Choir are under the direction of Maria Judge and their rehearsal accompanist is Deirdre Long.

Sunday 1st December, doors 18:00, concert 18:30.

Tickets €20, including parking, complimentary glass of wine/soft drink and a yummy  mince pie on arrival!

Thank you – your ticket purchase helps to fund the continued restoration and conservation of Fota House, to help us share this special place with future generations.

Enjoy a sample of Cappella Lyrica here!