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Thursday, July 5, 2012
Ennis Cathedral End of Term Choral Endeavours
The Cathedral Choir under director , Michael Hennessy, rounded off their season with a concert at Ennis Cathedral with special guests, Holy Family Chamber Choir
and soprano Helen Houlihan at Cathedral Of St Peter & Paul on Thursday 28th June
Following a set by the junior guests, the choir sang numbers by Karl Jenkins, Faure and Billy Joel, finishing with a number from Fiddler on the Roof . Helen in terracotta ensemble sang a dream sequence of numbers including Beautiful Dreamer, I Dreamed a Dream (Les Mis) and The Quest from Man of La Mancha (To Dream the Impossible Dream)
The orchestra were led by Hugh Connolly and cathedral organist, Leon Walsh opened the evening with a rousing War March of the Priests by Mendelssohn.