Literature / Performance
Organization: Age & Opportunity's Bealtaine Festival
Event location: Poetry Ireland
City/Town: Dublin / 11 Parnell Square
County: Dublin City
Event dates: 25 May 2017 - 25 May 2017
Event time: 6pm - 730pm
Contact phone: 01 853 5180
THIS EVENT HAS NOW SOLD OUT. Follow the link above to be included on the cancellation list. Bealtaine presents the Beauty of It, a new choral commission by composer Sean Doherty based on the Poetry of Paula Meehan in association with the Association of Irish Choirs (Cumann Naisiunta na gCor). The Beauty of It focuses on four poems from Paula Meehan's new anthology Geomantic, which form the basis for new choral compositions by Sean Doherty. Hosted by poet, playwright and presenter Vincent Woods, The Beauty of It (event) will bring together the unique voices of Paula Meehan, two newly commissioned writers Ron Carey and Fergus Cronin, and will feature three Dublin choirs (St Patrick's Junior Choir, Laetare, Forever Young - The Forever Young Chorus Finglas - an initiative of the CDETB Adult Education Service) performing Sean Doherty's new choral works. Finally, the evening will showcase Bealtaine 2017 Dancer in Residence Mary Nunan performing The Movement, with writer Claire Louise Bennett. This event is presented in association with the International Literature Festival Dublin and Poetry Ireland.
Tickets: €10 / €8. Booking via the International Literature Festival Dublin.