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Blessington Millennium Choir Events Calander
 Date  Event Details  In Aid of  Guest/Soloist
 01/04/2017
 Children of Lir - A beautiful cantata composed by Patrick Cassidy.
 With Patrick's permission, our rehearsal accompanist Harry
 Carpendale has transcribed and arranged the work for the Blessington
 Millennium Choir, church organ, harps, uilleann pipes and timpani. 
 
 Musical Director - Yvonne O'Conor
 Organist - Charles Pearson
 Harpists - Harry Carpendale and Mary Nolan
 Uileann Pipes - Phillip Heak
 Venue - Castletown House
 Castletown House
 Irene Kavanagh
 (Soprano soloist)
 
 Barbara Broderick
 (Alto soloist)
 
 Ursula Conlan
 (Soprano soloist)
 
 Richard Griffiths
 (Tenor soloist)
 
 Victor Coe
 (Bass soloist)
 11/12/2016
 "Strictly Christmas"
 
 Musical Director - Yvonne O'Conor
 Organist - Charles Pearson
 Harpists - Harry Carpendale and Mary Nolan
 Venue - St. Phillip and St. James' Church of Ireland,
 Blackrock, Co. Dublin
 St. Phillips' and St. James
 Church of Ireland,
 Booterstown Avenue, Blackrock,
 Co. Dublin
 Irene Kavanagh
 (Soprano soloist)
 
  Barbara Broderick
 (Alto soloist)
 
 Victor Coe
  (Bass soloist)
 04/12/2016
 "Strictly Christmas"
 
 Musical Director - Yvonne O'Conor
 Organist - Charles Pearson
 Harpists - Harry Carpendale and Mary Nolan
 Venue - St. Paul's Church of Ireland, Curragh Camp, Co. Kildare
 St. Paul's Church of Ireland,
 Curragh Camp, Co. Kildare
 Irene Kavanagh
 (Soprano soloist)
 
  Barbara Broderick
 (Alto soloist)
 
 Victor Coe
  (Bass soloist)
 07/05/2016
 Children of Lir - A beautiful cantata composed by Patrick Cassidy.
 With Patrick's permission, our rehearsal accompanist Harry
 Carpendale has transcribed and arranged the work for the Blessington
 Millennium Choir, church organ, harps, uilleann pipes and timpani. 
 
 Musical Director - Yvonne O'Conor
 Organist - Charles Pearson
 Harpists - Harry Carpendale and Mary Nolan
 Uileann Pipes - Odhrán O'Casaide 
 Venue - St.  Emmeram's Basilica, Regensburg, Germany
 In Aid of
 Funds - St. Emmeram's
 Basilica, Regensburg,
 Germany
 Irene Kavanagh
 (Soprano soloist)
 
  Barbara Broderick
 (Alto soloist)
 
 Philip Scott
 (Tenor soloist)
 
  Victor Coe
  (Bass soloist)
 01/05/2016
 Children of Lir - A beautiful cantata composed by Patrick Cassidy.
 With Patrick's permission, our rehearsal accompanist Harry
 Carpendale has transcribed and arranged the work for the Blessington
 Millennium Choir,  church organ, harps and uilleann pipes.
 
 Musical Director - Yvonne O'Conor
 Organist - Charles Pearson
 Harpists - Harry Carpendale and Mary Nolan
 Uileann Pipes - Odhrán O'Casaide
 Venue - Church of the Assumption, Tullamore, Co. Offaly
 In Aid of
 Church Funds - Church of the
 Assumption, Tullamore,
 Irene Kavanagh
 (Soprano soloist)
 
 Barbara Broderick
 (Alto soloist)
 
 Philip Scott
 (Tenor soloist)
 
  Victor Coe
  (Bass soloist)
 5/12/2015
 Messiah
 Part 1 - Extracts from Messiah
 Part 2 - Choral works based on the theme of Advent
 Musical Director - Yvonne O'Conor
 Organist - Charles Pearson
 Venue - St. Mary's Church of Ireland Blessington
 In Aid of
 St Mary's Church of Ireland
 Blessington,
 Irene Kavanagh
 (Soprano soloist)
 
 Barbara Broderick
 (Alto soloist)
 
 Philip Scott
 (Tenor soloist)
 17/05/2015
  Bach to Gounod and Friends
  Part 1 Gounod's Messe Solennelle de Sante Cécile
  Part 2 A mix of Bach and Rutter plus Ruarc Gahan's
  "Alone with none but Thee" which was a special moment
  for all choir  members who remember Ruarc with great fondness.
  Rest in peace dear friend.
  Musical Director - Yvonne O'Conor
  Organist - Charles Pearson
  Venue -  Straffan Church of Ireland
 In Aid of 
 Straffan Church of Ireland
 Paul Linehan
 (Tenor soloist)
 
 Irene Kavanagh
 (Soprano soloist)
 
David Parkinson
(Baritone)
 14/12//2014
  Tapestry of Light- A Celtic Christmas Celebration by Joseph M. Martin
  Musical Director - Ronan O'Reilly with Orchestra
  Chorus Mistress - Yvonne O'Conor
  Accompanist - Charles Pearson (Organ)
  Harry Carpendale - (Harp)
  Narrator - Kathy Trant
  Venue - St. Brigid's Cathedral Kildare
 In Aid of 
 St. Brigid's Cathedral
 Irene Kavanagh
 (Soprano soloist)
 
 David Parkinson
 (Baritone soloist)
13/12//2014
  Tapestry of Light- A Celtic Christmas Celebration by Joseph M. Martin
  Musical Director - Ronan O'Reilly with Orchestra
  Chorus Mistress - Yvonne O'Conor
  Accompanist - Charles Pearson (Organ)
  Harry Carpendale (Harp)
  Narrator - Kathy Trant
  Venue - Our Lady of Mercy Church Blessington
 In Aid of 
 Our Lady of Mercy Church Fund
 Irene Kavanagh
 (Soprano soloist)
 
 David Parkinson
 (Baritone soloist)
 
 Nathan McDonnell
 Trumpet (Part 2)
 07/06/2014   Fauré and Friends - Requiem by Gabriel Fauré -
  and a selection of Choral Classics
  Musical Director - Yvonne O'Conor
  Accompanist - Charles Pearson (Organ)
  Harry Carpendale - (Harp)
  Venue Christ Church Clifden
 In Aid of 
 Omey Parish
 Irene Kavanagh
 (Soprano soloist)
 
 David Parkinson
 (Baritone soloist)
 06/06/2014
  Fauré and Friends - Requiem by Gabriel Fauré -
  and a selection of Choral Classics
  Musical Director - Yvonne O'Conor
  Accompanist - Charles Pearson (Organ)
  Harry Carpendale - (Harp)
  Venue - St. Mary's Church Blessington
 In Aid of
 St. Mary's
 Church Restoration Fund
 and Society of St. Vincent
 de Paul
 Irene Kavanagh
 (Soprano soloist)
 
 David Parkinson
 (Baritone soloist)
 
 15/12/2013
  
  Christmas Concert - The Winter Rose - with Orchestra
  Conductor Ronan O'Neill
  Leader Hazel Fortune
  Narrator: Joan Griffith
  Chorus Mistress Yvonne O'Conor
  Accompanists Audrey O'Reilly and Harry Carpendale
  Venue - Kildare Cathedral
 In Aid of
 Kildare Cathedral Funds
 
 Irene Kavanagh
 (Soprano soloist)
 
 Victor Coe
 (Bass soloist)
 15/12/2013
  
  Christmas Concert - The Winter Rose - with Orchestra
  Conductor Ronan O'Neill
  Leader Hazel Fortune
  Narrator: Joan Griffith
  Chorus Mistress Yvonne O'Conor
  Accompanists Audrey O'Reilly and Harry Carpendale
  Venue - Kildare Cathedral
 In Aid of
 Kildare Cathedral Funds
 
 Irene Kavanagh
 (Soprano soloist)
 
 Victor Coe
 (Bass soloist)
 15/12/2013
  
  Christmas Concert - The Winter Rose - with Orchestra
  Conductor Ronan O'Neill
  Leader Hazel Fortune
  Narrator: Joan Griffith
  Chorus Mistress Yvonne O'Conor
  Accompanists Audrey O'Reilly and Harry Carpendale
  Venue - Kildare Cathedral
 In Aid of
 Kildare Cathedral Funds
 
 Irene Kavanagh
 (Soprano soloist)
 
 Victor Coe
 (Bass soloist)
 14/12/2013
  
  Christmas Concert - The Winter Rose
  Musical Director Yvonne O'Conor
  Accompanists Audrey O'Reilly and Harry Carpendale
  Childrens Choir for St. Mary's No. 1 School Blessington
  Venue - Church of Our Lady of Mercy Crosschapel Blessington
 In Aid of
 Society of St. Vincent de Paul
 
 Irene Kavanagh
 (Soprano soloist)
 
 Victor Coe
 (Bass soloist)
 22/06/2013
  
  Summer Concert - A Midsummer Madness
  Musical Director Yvonne O'Conor
  Accompanist Audrey O'Reilly
  Musicians Noteworthy
  Blackbird sung by choir tenor Noel Nolan
  Downtown sung by choir alto Moire Stenson
  Venue - Valleymount Church
 In Aid of
 Valleymount Parish Funds
 
 Irene Kavanagh
 (Soprano soloist)
 
 Nathan McDonnell
 (Trumpet)
 23/03/2013
  Easter Concert - Darkness Into Light 
  Musical Director Yvonne O'Conor
  Organist: Charles Pearson
  Venue: Killaloe Cathedral Co. Clare
 In Aid of
 Cathedral Restoration Funds
 Irene Kavanagh
 (Soprano soloist)
 
 Victor Coe
 (Bass Soloist)
 22/03/2013   Easter Concert - Darkness Into Light
  Musical Director Yvonne O'Conor
  Venue: St. Mary's Church Blessington Co. Wicklow
  In Aid of
 St. Mary's Church Funds
 
 Irene Kavanagh
 (Soprano soloist)
 
 Victor Coe
 (Bass Soloist)
 23/03/2013   Easter Concert - Darkness Into Light
  Musical Director Yvonne O'Conor
  Organist Charles Pearson
  Venue: St. Mary's Church Blessington Co. Wicklow
  In Aid of
 St. Mary's Church Funds
 
 Irene Kavanagh
 (Soprano soloist)
 
 Victor Coe
 (Bass Soloist)
 15/12/2012
  Special Christmas Concert - All is Calm, All is Bright
  Musical Director Yvonne O'Conor
  Accompanists Audrey O'Reilly
  Musicians Harry Carpendale keyboard, James Mullen Bass,
  Dave Mullen drums - percussion
  Children's choir  from St. Mary's No. 1 School
  Blessington Co. Wicklow
  Venue Our Lady of Mercy Church,
  Crosschapel, Blessington, Co. Wicklow
 Venue Crosschapel Church
 
 In Aid of
 Our Lady of Mercy Church Funds
 Irene Kavanagh
 (Soprano soloist)
  
 Victor Coe
 (Bass soloist)
 15/12/2012
  Special Christmas Concert - All is Calm, All is Bright
  Musical Director Yvonne O'Conor
  Accompanists Audrey O'Reilly
  Musicians Harry Carpendale keyboard, James Mullen Bass,
  Dave Mullen drums - percussion
  Children's choir  from St. Mary's No. 1 School,
  Blessington, Co. Wicklow
  Venue Our Lady of Mercy Church,
  Crosschapel, Blessington, Co. Wicklow
 Crosschapel Church Fund 
 Irene Kavanagh
 (Soprano soloist)
  
 Victor Coe
 (Bass soloist)
 14/12/2012
  Special Christmas Concert - All is Calm, All is Bright
  Musical Director Yvonne O'Conor
  Accompanists Audrey O'Reilly
  Musicians Harry Carpendale keyboard, James Mullen Bass,
  Dave Mullen drums - percussion
  Clane Music Academy Junior Choir
  Venue St. Philip's and St. James' Church,
  Cross Avenue, Blackrock, Co. Dublin
 St. Philip's and St. James' Church
 Roof Fund
 Catherine Killoran
 (Soprano soloist)
  
 Victor Coe
 (Bass soloist) 
 22/06/2012
  Mid-Summer Concert
  Musical Director Yvonne O'Conor
  Accompanist Audrey O'Reilly
  Harpists Harry Carpendale and Mary Nolan
  Venue St. John's Church, Manor Kilbride,
  Blessington, Co. Wicklow
 
 Nathan McDonnell
 (Trumpet)
 Margaret Eustace
 accompanied by
 Michael Bealin
 30/03/2012
  Easter Concert
  Gounod's Messe Solennelle de Sainte Cécile
  Musical Director Yvonne O'Conor - Organist Charles Pearson
  St. Trophyme Church, Bormes les Mimosas, France
 
 Helen Roycroft
 (Soprano soloist)
 
 Paul Lenihan
 (Tenor soloist)
 
 Victor Coe
 (Bass soloist)
 24/03/2012
 
  Easter Concert
  Gounod's Messe Solennelle de Sainte Cécile
  Musical Director Yvonne O'Conor - Organist Charles Pearson
  Our Lady of Mercy Church, Crosschapel, Blessington, Co. Wicklow
 Jack and Jill Foundation  Helen Roycroft
 (Soprano soloist)
 
 Paul Lenihan
 (Tenor soloist)
 
 Victor Coe
 (Bass soloist)
 10/12/2011
  Christmas Concert
  Musical Director Yvonne O'Conor - Accompanist Audrey O'Reilly
  St. Kevin's Community Centre, Blessington, Co. Wicklow
 
   
 21/05/2011
  An Evening of Musical Delight
  Musical Director Yvonne O'Conor
  St. John's Church of Ireland, Cloughlea, Co. Wicklow
  Ticket Price €10
 Aoife Byrne
 (Soprano soloist))
 20/05/2011   Easter Concert - A Little Light Music
  Musical Director Yvonne O'Conor
  Tramway Theatre, Blessington, Co. Wicklow
  Ticket Price €10
 A - Z Children's Charity  Aoife Byrne
 (Soprano soloist)