The Conwal Singers
- Letterkenny, Co. Donegal
- Karen Patton
The Conwal singers is a four part SATB Chamber choir numbering 25 - 30 members focused on a wide repertoire of sacred music, madrigals, motet, from medieval and renaissance to music of Irish composers, e.g. Derek Ball and Elaine Agnew.More +
The Conwal Singers rehearses in the acoustically rich 17th century Conwal church in the centre of Letterkenny, Co. Donegal and members travel from across Co Donegal every Tuesday evening from 8:00p.m. to 9:30p.m, September to May. Prospective new members are always welcome.
Culture night in Letterkenny Cathedral marks the start of Concert programme followed by annual Carol concert in Conwal Parish church in December and year end collaboration concert with other local choirs. Concerts usually include guest performers, spoken word & musicians, instrumentalists and singers and feature many young aspiring musicians as soloists or Chamber groups.
Previous cross border collaboration concerts: Faure Requiem with Strabane Chamber Choir & Orchestra. Rutter programme with Derg Valley Choir, Co. Tyrone & Donegal Town Abbey Singers & Tir Conaill Youth choir.
Donegal Chamber Orchestra collaboration concert, joined by Enniscorthy Choral Society in performance of Sant Saen Oratorio de Noel, with soloists from both choirs & London & Manchester.
Our current Collaboration project, composition of Elaine Agnew “An Island Sings” with nationwide choirs, (selected by AOIC ),set to poetry of Jessica Traynor, Poetry Ireland and mentor the Chamber Choir Ireland culminates in National Concert Hall, Dublin performance on 24th March.
The choir celebrates its 10th anniversary during 2019.