UCD Choral Scholars with Artistic Director, Dr Desmond Earley
The Choral Scholars

Christmas Concert 2019

Under the Artistic Director, Dr Desmond Earley, the Choral Scholars of University College Dublin performed a programme of festive choral music titled “Be All Merry” over three nights at Newman University Church.

The programme featured new Christmas music composed for the group by Ivo Antognini and  Eoghan  Desmond, as well as choral pieces by Howells, Buchenberg and Culloten. Eriks Esenvald’s setting of the James Joyce text “My Love is in a Light Attire”, written for the choir’s 20th-anniversary celebrations, was also performed. The singers were joined by

acclaimed artists Lynda O’Connor on violin, Ailbhe McDonagh on cello and Tristan Russcher on piano.

Watch out for the new album “Be All Merry” released this October.