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| The beautiful altar of St George’s Church was an apt backdrop for this concert in the season by The National Chamber Choir’s celebration of the 150 th Anniversary of the National Gallery of Ireland.
The season includes a number of commissions enabling composers from across Europe to express feelings inspired by paintings in the gallery.
This concert saw the second performance-the world premiere was in Dublin the previous evening-of Deirdre Gribbin’s Yeats Sang, inspired by the paintings of Jack and the poetry of William Butler Yeats.
Typically Gribbin delivered a piece of deeply thought and complex music. Gribbin is still the composer she ever was and the music is dramatic and lyrical
National Chamber Choir,
St George’s Church
17 August 2003
|© 2005 Deirdre Gribbin|