Christ Church Events: 12 - 31 May 2007

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C H R I S T  C H U R C H  C A T H E D R A L  D U B L I N
S a t u r d a y  1 2  -  T h u r s d a y  3 1  M a y  2 0 0 7

D i a r y  O v e r v i e w

Saturday 12 May 2007
  09.45 - Medieval Dublin Symposium (Robert Emmet Theatre, TCD)
Sunday 13 May
  11.00 - Cathedral Eucharist and Baptism (Cathedral Girls' Choir)
  15.30 - Evening Prayer
Wednesday 16 May—Brendan the Navigator, Ardfert & Clonfert dioceses, 577
  18.00 - Choral Evensong (Cathedral Girls' Choir & Lay Vicars Choral)
  19.30 - Concert: Paul Thomas (baritone) & Tristan Russcher (piano)
Ascension Thursday 17 May
  18.00 - Cathedral Eucharist
Friday 18 May
  13.15 - Concert: Morningside College String Orchestra
Saturday 19 May
  13.00 - Concert: Taretansene Choir (Norway)
Sunday 20 May—Sunday after Ascension
  11.00 - Cathedral Eucharist (Celebration of Lay Readers)
Wednesday 23 May
  18.00 - Choral Evensong (Cathedral Girls’ Choir & Lay Vicars Choral)
Saturday 26 May—Eve of Pentecost
  13.15 - Lunchtime Concert (Missouri State University Chamber Choir)
Wednesday 30 May
  18.00 - Choral Evensong (Lay Vicars Choral)
Thursday 31 May—Feast of the Visitation of the BVM
  18.00 - Choral Evensong (Opening the Christ Church Festival)



The 9th Medieval Dublin Symposium takes place
on Saturday 12 May 2007 in the Robert Emmet Theatre
(Room 2037) in the Arts Building of Trinity College, Dublin.
Registration begins at 09.45, and speakers throughout
the day include Colm Lennon on medieval and early modern
Dublin; Colmán Ó Clabaigh on hermits and anchorites in
medieval Dublin; illustrations of St Doulagh's church, Co.
Dublin by Peter Harbison and Excavations at the enclosure
of St Michan's, the former prebendal church of Christ Church
Cathedral, Dublin and the two medieval timber-framed buildings
discovered in May Lane and Church Street by Giles Dawkes.
Admission is free and all are welcome. For full details
contact sduffy at or telephone (01) 8961801 or see:

Sunday 13 May 2007 - Cathedral Eucharist & Baptism (11.00)
Sung by the cathedral girls' choir.
Preacher, Archdeacon David Pierpoint.
Rheinberger, 'Missa Puerorum', and
Vaughan Williams 'The Song of the Tree of Life'.

Sunday 13 May 2007 - Evening Prayer (15.30)
Evening prayer will today be said.

Wednesday 16 May 2007 - Choral Evensong (18.00)
Sung by the cathedral girls' choir with the lay vicars choral
Ayleward responses, Wise in F
and Stanford 'Coelos ascendit hodie'.

Wednesday 16 May 2007 - Evening Concert (19.30)
Baritone, Paul Thomas, one of the cathedral lay vicars choral
will give an evening recital accompanied by the acting assistant
organist, Tristan Russcher on the piano.

Ascension Thursday 17 May 2007 - Cathedral Eucharist (18.00)
Sung by the Cathedral Choir.
Victoria 'Missa Ascendens Christus'
and Finzi 'God is gone up'.

Friday 18 May 2007 - Lunchtime Concert (13.15)
The Morningside College String Orchestra will give a lunchtime
recital at the cathedral at 1.15pm. Morningside College is a small
private liberal arts school located in Sioux City, Iowa. For many
decades the name 'Morningside' has been strongly linked to
excellence in music, and an impressive number of Morningside
graduates now hold prominent positions in music and academia.

Saturday 19 May 2007 - Lunchtime Concert (13.00)
The Taretansene choir from Norway will give a recital in the
cathedral at lunchtime at the slightly earlier time of 1.00pm.
The programme will consist of a wide range of music from
ancient to modern showcasing some Norwegian folk songs.

Sunday 20 May 2007 - Cathedral Eucharist (11.00)
Sung by the Cathedral Choir. Preacher: Archdeacon Edgar Swann.
This morning's eucharist celebrates Lay Readers.
Vann 'Behold how good and joyful', Victoria 'Missa Ascendens
Christus', Philips 'Ascendit Deus', and concluding organ
voluntary, Bach 'Prelude and Fugue in D Major' (BWV532).

Wednesday 23 May 2007 - Choral Evensong (18.00)
Sung by the cathedral girls’ choir with the lay vicars choral
Rose responses, Jackson in G and
Mendelssohn-Bartholdy 'I waited for the Lord'.

Saturday 26 May 2007 - Lunchtime Concert (13.15)
The Missouri State University Chamber Choir will give a
lunchtime recital at 1.15pm. They comprise a choir of
24 voices that tours regularly and are noted for their
annual Elizabethan Christmas Dinners at Missouri State.

Wednesday 30 May 2007 - Choral Evensong (18.00)
Sung by the Lay Vicars Choral
Leighton responses, Gibbons 'The Short Service'
and Tallis 'O Lord give thy holy spirit'.

Thursday 31 May 2007 - Choral Evensong & Festival Opening (18.00)
Choral Evensong will open the Christ Church Festival this evening
and will be followed by the launch of an art exhibition in the crypt.
Moore responses, Joubert in C and Harvey 'Come Holy Ghost'.
For the Christ Church Festval, see online at:

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