200 Finaghy Road North, Belfast BT11 9EG [map]
Cappella Caeciliana presents a programme of music for a summer evening, which is part of the celebrations of the 40th anniversary of St. Michael the Archangel Church, and is also the last concert in the choir's 20th anniversary season. Programme details are available here.
Admission to this concert is free and no tickets are required - a retiring collection will be taken.
The Crescent, Portstewart BT55 7AB [map]
Cappella Caeciliana will sing at Saturday Vigil Mass in the Church of St Mary's Star of the Sea, Portstewart. This forms part of the 100th anniversary celebrations of St Mary's and also concludes the choir's 20th anniversary season.
113 Rosetta Road, Belfast BT6 0LL [map]
Cappella Caeciliana sang at Mass for the Feast of Pentecost. This formed part of the celebrations of the reopening of St Bernadette's Church after extensive renovation and refurbishment, which will culminate in the official reopening of the Church by Bishop Noel Treanor two weeks later on the Feast of Corpus Christi.
The music included:
- All people that on earth do dwell (Vaughan Williams) - with trumpet
- St. Anne's Mass (James MacMillan)
- Veni Creator Spiritus (plainchant / John O'Keeffe)
- Ave Maria (Donal McCrisken) - premiere
- Hodie Completi Sunt (Gabrieli)
- Gloria in D (Vivaldi) - with trumpet
1. Gloria in Excelsis Deo
2. Quoniam Tu Solus Sanctus
3. Cum Sancto Spiritu
Cappella Caeciliana performed in a guest slot in the final of BBC Radio Ulster School Choir of the Year, broadcast from Belfast's Ulster Hall. We sang She Moved through the Fair, with choir member Claire McCusker performing as soloist.
Cappella Caeciliana was one of Sean Rafferty's guests taking part in a special St Patrick's Day programme, broadcast live from Hillsborough Castle.
511 Ormeau Road, Belfast BT7 3GS [map]
Cappella Caeciliana (directed by Donal McCrisken) was joined by its founder members The Priests and guest conductor Sir James MacMillan, in a sellout concert to celebrate the choir's 20th anniversary.
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.
The Square, Hillsborough BT26 6AG [map]
Cappella Caeciliana presented this event featuring Christmas music and readings, in the sumptuous surroundings of Hillsborough Castle.
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.
CAPPELLA CAECILIANA and THE PRIESTS
Conducted by SIR JAMES MacMILLAN and DONAL McCRISKEN
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.
Cappella Caeciliana took part in the All Saints Day edition of BBC Songs of Praise, performing O Radiant Dawn by James MacMillan.
You can watch this performance on YouTube (23 minutes, 40 seconds).
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.
Upper North Street, Newtownards BT23 4JD [map]
Cappella Caeciliana was one of a number of groups performing in a concert in St Patrick's Church, Newtownards, as the guest of Cappella's founder member Fr Martin O'Hagan.
Glen Road, Belfast BT11 8BL [map]
The first concert of Cappella Caeciliana's 20th anniversary season marked the 5th centenary of the birth of St Teresa of Avila, in the Belfast church of which she is patroness.