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A Classical Christmas

The Everyman Theatre, Cork

5th December 2023


Box Office: (021) 450 1673

National Opera House, Wexford

9th December 2023


Box Office: 053 912 2144 / 1850 4 OPERA

National Concert Hall, Dublin

14th December 2023

3:00pm & 8:00pm

Box Office: 01 417 0000

A celebration of the most glorious music of the Christmas Season in the company of LYRIC OPERA IRELAND. 
Director Vivian Coates creates a beautifully evocative Christmas event which will fill your senses and warm your  heart as we prepare for the most wonderful night of the year.  
With the Lyric Opera Orchestra, conducted by internationally renowned conductor, Paul McGrath, our soloists  Rachel Croash and Portuguese tenor José de Eça, this will be magical festive night.
We are thrilled to have the international choral champions TU Glór Choral Society with us in Cork and Wexford, with the renowned Carlow Choral Society accompanying us in the National Concert Hall, Dublin. 
This sublime concert will be wrapped up by our host, Peter McCamley who will guide us through  these Christmas classics and there will be some readings from Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol

Rachel Croash


José de Eça


Paul McGrath


Vivian J. Coates


Peter McCamley


MTU Glór Choral Society. 

The Everyman Theatre, Cork and  
The National Opera House Wexford.

The Carlow Choral Society

The National Concert Hall, Dublin
  • Once in Royal David’s City (D. Wilcocks)

    Good King Wenceslas (B Chilcott)

    Oh Come, All Ye Faithful (D. Wilcocks)

    Let the Bright Seraphim (G. F. Händel)

    The Holly and the Ivy (H. Walford Davies)

    Alleluja (W. A. Mozart)

    Feiz Navidad (J. Feliciano)

    Hark! The Herald Angel Sing (D. Wilcocks)

    Christmas Eve Polonaise (N. Rimsky-Korsakov)

    O Holy Night (Adam)

    Silent Night (B. Chilcott)

    The Little Drummer Boy (K. Davis)

    It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year (Wyle)

    The First Nowell (Trad)

    Plus many more of your favourite festive Christmas Classics both old and new.