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Fota House & Gardens

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Fota House & Gardens
Fota House & Gardens, Fota island, Harpers Island, Carrigtohill, County Cork, Ireland
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Date

Dec 07 2014

Time

20:00 - 20:00

“Carols by Candlelight”

“Carols by Candlelight” with The Carrigaline Choral Group
Supported by The Tracton Harp Ensemble

Christmas is here again and the staff at Fota House are busy putting up and decorating Christmas trees for its annual Carol Concerts. A firm favourite Christmas event for the last ten years, demand for tickets is extremely heavy. The Concerts will be held on Sunday 7th and Tuesday 9th December at 8 pm.
This year’s Concerts will be given again by the “The Carrigaline Choral Group”, who are now synonymous with Fota House and was formed at the beginning of September 2009 as a mixed choir of over forty singers. They have now won five top awards at Choral Festivals in Waterford, Wicklow and the International Choral Festival in Cork.
Their Musical Director, Aonghus Joyce, recently graduated with a Master’s Degree from the Cork School of Music. The Choir will be accompanied by Ellen Janssen and will also feature Louise Sheehan, Flautist. Their secretary Mary Malone looks forward to entertaining Christmas audiences with a traditional programme of much loved Carols.
The Choir will be supported by special guests Dan Twomey, Tenor soloist, as seen on RTE’s “The Voice” and also by The Tracton Harp Ensemble a group of talented young harpists led by their teacher, Orla Busteed.
As in former years, complimentary Wine and Mince pies will be served at the Interval.
Venue: Fota House, Carrigtwohill Time: 8.00 p.m.
Dates: 7th and 9th December Tickets: €25.00

To book, telephone Fota House: 021 4815543 – Pre booking essential.

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