Cappella Caeciliana

Upcoming Dates

Saturday, March 12th, 2016

CAPPELLA CAECILIANA 20th ANNIVERSARY CONCERT - 7.45pm

Good Shepherd Church
511 Ormeau Road, Belfast BT7 3GS [map]
Price: £15, students £10

 

Cappella Caeciliana (directed by Donal McCrisken) will be joined by its founder members The Priests and guest conductor Sir James MacMillan, in a concert to celebrate the choir's 20th anniversary.

The programme includes Vivaldi's Gloria (with orchestra), and the Irish premiere of James MacMillan's Ut omnes unum sint. Full programme details are available here.

Tickets can be bought online, in Bread and Banjo Bakery (353 Ormeau Road) and Matchetts Music (6 Wellington Place), They cost £15 (students £10).

 

 

Past Dates

Saturday, January 30th, 2016

MASS FOR THE FOURTH SUNDAY OF ORDINARY TIME
Holy Trinity Church
Norglen Gardens, Belfast BT11 8EL [map]

 

Cappella Caeciliana provided the music at the Saturday Vigil Mass in Holy Trinity Parish, Turf Lodge.  A video recording is available here.

 

 

Tuesday, December 22nd, 2015

CHRISTMAS CAROLS FOR COMMUTERS
Translink Great Victoria Street Railway Station
Belfast BT12 5AH [map]

 

Cappella Caeciliana was delighted to help raise funds for the homeless by taking part in the Simon Community's annual programme of singing carols to passing commuters.  £434 was raised during our session, thanks to everyone for their generosity.

 

Friday, December 4th, 2015

HILLSBOROUGH CASTLE CHRISTMAS CONCERT
Hillsborough Castle
The Square, Hillsborough BT26 6AG [map]

 

Cappella Caeciliana presented this event featuring Christmas music and readings, in the sumptuous surroundings of Hillsborough Castle.  

 

 

Sunday, November 22nd, 2015

MASS FOR THE FEAST OF CHRIST THE KING
St Columba's Church
74 Hopehill Road, Glasgow G20 7HH [map]

 
 

Cappella Caeciliana sang at Mass for the Feast of Christ the King.

The Mass was concelebrated by its founder members Fr David Delargy, Fr Eugene O'Hagan and Fr Martin O'Hagan (The Priests).

The music included the first liturgical performance of Ut omnes unum sint, composed by Sir James MacMillan to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the choir, and conducted by the composer.

 

Saturday, November 21st, 2015

CONCERT FOR SAINT CECILIA
CAPPELLA CAECILIANA and THE PRIESTS
Conducted by SIR JAMES MacMILLAN and DONAL McCRISKEN
St Mary's Metropolitan Cathedral
York Place, Edinburgh EH1 3JD [map]

 

 

Cappella Caeciliana was joined by founder members Fr David Delargy, Fr Eugene O'Hagan and Fr Martin O'Hagan (The Priests), and organist Stephen Hamill, in this concert to honour St Cecilia, patron saint of music. 

Sir James MacMillan conducted three of his works, including Ut omnes unum sint which he recently composed to celebrate the choir's 20th anniversary, and which was followed by a standing ovation.

You can see photographs from the concert here.

 

 

Sunday, November 1st, 2015

BBC SONGS OF PRAISE

  

We took part in the All Saints Day edition of BBC Songs of Praise, performing O Radiant Dawn by James MacMillan.

You can watch us on YouTube (23 minutes, 40 seconds).

 

 

Sunday, October 18th, 2015

AN EVENING WITH CAPPELLA CAECILIANA
St Patrick's Church
St Patrick's Street, Downpatrick BT30 6DN [map]

 

Cappella Caeciliana presented a concert to mark the completion of the restoration of the church organ in St Patrick's Church, Downpatrick.  The organist was Stephen Hamill.  St Patrick's Parish Choir also performed. 

A video recording of the full concert is available here

 

 

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