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St Canice’s Cathedral Patronal Weekend. 11th- 13th October 2013

St Canices Cathedral’s patronal weekend will take place from the 11th -13th October. The weekend will includea lecture from Canon Adrian Empey  and concerts featuring Malcolm Proud, Regina Nathan, The Michael John Chamber Orchestra and St Canices Cathedral Choir


Friday 11th October at 1pm Lunchtime Bite Lecture 

Canon Adrian Empey discussing ‘The origin and role of the medieval cathedral in the ecclesiastical economy.’ €5.00 admission fee applies includes light lunch.

Saturday 12 October 8.00pm 

Reginia Nathan Operatic Arias & Sacred Classics Concert with The Michael John Chamber Orchestra and Guest St Canice’s Senior Orchestra. Regina Nathan , (Soprano) is excited to be bringing her Concert of ‘Operatic Arias and Sacred Classics’ to The Cathedral Church of St Canice in celebration of St Canice’s Patronal/Gathering Weekend. The concert will feature a selection of popular operatic arias such as ‘O mio babbino caro’, ‘Ebben’ , ‘Vissi’ and other arias, Irish folk songs,classic hymns and sacred music. Regina is thrilled to have the St Canice’s Orchestra from St Canice’s N.S Instrumental Music Programme, as her guest on this special night. Admission fee applies.

Sunday 13th October at 3pm 

St Canice’s Cathedral Choir will perform a patronal evensong directed by David Forde with Cathedral Organist Malcolm Proud.

Saturday 20th October at 4pm-Malcolm Proud Organ

Louis Nicolas Clérambault Suite du premier ton
Heinrich Scheidemann Two verses on Herr Christ, der einig Gotts Sohn
Johann Sebastian Bach Prelude and Fugue in E minor (BWV 548)

Malcolm Proud combines an international career as a harpsichordist and
organist with his work as an instrumental teacher and senior lecturer on the BA
Music Degree Course at Waterford Institute of Technology. He is also organist
of St. Canice’s Cathedral, Kilkenny. With the ensemble Camerata Kilkenny,
which he co-founded with Swiss violinist Maya Homburger he has performed in
Paris, Amsterdam, Switzerland, Austria, Germany, Belgium, Estonia, Latvia
and at all the major Irish music festivals. Camerata Kilkenny has recorded the
Biber Mystery Sonatas (Preis der deutschen Schallplattenkritik award in 2007)
and Bach’s Musical Offering. His most recent recording is of J.S. Bach’s Partitas
for Maya Recordings. On October 30 he will perform this programme in the
Church of St. Lawrence Jewry next Guildhall in the City of London.
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Tickets for all concerts €15
(€10 concession)

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