Friday, December 21, 2007

A Celebration

I was at a carol concert in St Francis Church in Cork last night. The star attraction was the soprano Cara O'Sullivan of whom, needless to say, I have never heard. Anyway the choirs were a lot more palatable to my ears than her solo operatic affairs.

O Holy Night is always beautiful and was gorgeous last night. But my sneaking favourite was the Ukrainian Carol (or Carol of the Bells), as ably sung here by Mr Mackey, mmkay...



Also a children's choir from a local Gaelscoil sang a traditional Zulu song translated into Irish. Luckily I had my Zulu-Irish, Irish-Zulu dictionary on hand to ensure they weren't cheating...
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