The Irish Youth Choir and The Ulster Youth Choir perform works by Elaine Agnew, Enda Bates, and Brian Boydell on 27 July

Elaine Agnew

The two youth choirs will perform together for the first time at a concert in Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin.

The programme, Love Sleep Cry Dance, will be conducted by Greg Beardsell and will feature a new commission from Elaine Agnew, Cry, alongside Enda Bates’ Pauper’s Lament (as featured in CMC’s choral anthology Choirland) Brian Boydell’s Come Sleep. Also on the programme are a number of works by Benjamin Britten, marking the centenary of his birth, and Gesualdo.

The concert takes place at 8pm on 27 July 2013.


Wood: Hail Gladdening Light (IYC & UYC)
Gesualdo: T’amo mia vita (IYCC)
Britten: Rejoice in the Lamb (IYC & UYC)
Gesualdo: Felicissimo sonno (UYCC)
Brian Boydell: Come sleep (IYCC & UYCC)
Britten: We must sleep now (from ‘War Requiem’) (IYC & UYC )

Britten: Lacrymosa/Move him into the sun (from ‘War Requiem’) (IYC & UYC)
Gesualdo: Merce! grido piangendo (IYCC)
Elaine Agnew: New Commission: Cry (IYC & UYC)
Britten: Choral Dances nos. 1, 4 & 5 (from ‘Gloriana’)  (IYC & UYC)
Britten: Old Joe has gone fishing (IYC & UYC)
Bates: Pauper’s Lament (IYC & UYC)

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