Cappella Caeciliana



Upcoming Dates

The Light Beyond
Good Shepherd Church - 7.30pm
511 Ormeau Road
Belfast BT7 3GS [map]
Price: £12, students and under 25s free


Cappella Caeciliana will present an end-of-season concert in Good Shepherd Church.

We are delighted that we will be joined by the Key Stage 2 choir of Holy Rosary Primary School, directed by Louis McVeigh, and by organist Stephen Hamill.

Programme details are available here.

Tickets are now on sale online.  They may also be purchased (cash only) in Bread & Banjo Bakery (353 Ormeau Road) and Matchetts Music (50 Wellington Place).

At this concert, we are pleased to be making our second performance of "More than Gold" by Anselm McDonnell.  You can listen to the composer talk about the work here.

Past Dates

Mass for the Vigil of Palm Sunday
St Peter's Cathedral - 6.30pm
St Peter's Square, Belfast BT12 4BU [map]

Cappella Caeciliana sang at Mass for the Vigil of Palm Sunday.  The celebrants were Fr Martin Graham and Fr Eugene O'Hagan.  A recording is available here.


More than Gold
St Malachy's Church - 7.30pm
Alfred Street
Belfast BT2 8EN [map]
Price: £12

Cappella Caeciliana was delighted to return to the historic St Malachy's Church in Belfast.

We presented a spring musical evening, with a varied selection of choral music and featuring the premiere of More than Gold (by Belfast composer Anselm McDonnell), a short setting of Psalm 19.  There is more information about this award-winning composition here.

You can see photographs from the concert here.

Full programme details are available here.   

Proceeds were in aid of the St Malachy's Church Restoration Fund.  You can make a donation here.


A Spring Celebration in Words and Music
Clandeboye Courtyard - 7.30pm
Clandeboye Estate
Bangor BT19 1RN [map]
Price: £16

Cappella Caeciliana was delighted to make its first performance at Clandeboye Courtyard.  The choir presented a programme of music and words to celebrate the arrival of Spring.  Details of the music programme are here.  

Charity Carol Singing
Lanyon Place Station - 4pm-6pm
East Bridge Street
Belfast BT1 3PB [map]

Cappella Caeciliana provided seasonal cheer to commuters passing through Lanyon Place Station in Belfast.  This was a fundraising event in aid of Children in Crossfire.  If you couldn't get along on the day, you can donate here.


Christmas with Cappella Caeciliana
Harty Room - 7.30pm to 9pm
Queen's University Belfast
University Square, Belfast BT7 1NN [map]

Cappella Caeciliana presented a Christmas concert at Queen’s University, with a programme that included Victoria, Britten and Rutter, as well as some favourite carols.  We were pleased to be joined by the university's JAM3 children's choir, directed by Anne McCambridge.

A Christmas Come & Sing With John Rutter
St Anne's Cathedral - 2.30pm to 5pm
Donegall Street
Belfast, BT1 2HB [map]

Cappella Caeciliana took part in A Christmas Come & Sing With John Rutter. 

The programme included seasonal favourites sung by the massed choir, and we were delighted to have been invited to perform some carols in our own right.

West Belfast Schools' Carol Service
St Peter's Cathedral - 7pm
St Peter's Square, Belfast BT12 4BU [map]
Price: Free

Cappella Caeciliana was delighted to be able to take part in the second West Belfast School's Carol Service.  We performed Away in a Manager by Reginald Jacques and took part in the congregational singing.

A Choral Christmas at the Castle
Hillsborough Castle - 7.45pm
The Square
Hillsborough BT26 6AG [map]
Price: £35, concessions £32.50

Cappella Caeciliana kicked off the festive season with an evening of Advent and Christmas music at Hillsborough Castle

CD Launch Concert
Clonard Monastery - 8pm
Clonard Street
Belfast BT13 2RL [map]
Price: £12, students and under 25s free

Cappella Caeciliana was delighted its launch its 5th CD, entitled UNITY May they all be one.

The launch concert took place in the splendid surroundings of Clonard Monastery, Belfast.  The concert was conducted by Donal McCrisken, and the choir was joined by organist Stephen Hamill.

Programme details are available here.



Parish Mass
Church of St Mary, Star of the Sea, Whitehouse - 5.30pm
305 Shore Road
BT37 9RY [map]

Cappella Caeciliana sang at Parish Mass in the Church of St Mary, Star of the Sea, Whitehouse.

The Mass was celebrated by Parish Priest Fr David Delargy, a founder member of Cappella Caeciliana.



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