"Who'd Ever Think it would Come to This?" A Civil War Cantata.
A new work for orchestra, choir and soloists to a libretto using civil war documents in UCDA
Commissioned by UCD Decade of Centenaries
Presented by UCD Archives and UCD School of Music
30 September | O'Reilly Hall, UCD | 7.30pm
O'Reilly Hall, UCD | 30 September | 7.30pm | Tickets: civilwarcantata.ie SOLD OUT
Composed by: Anne-Marie O'Farrell
Libretto by: Ed Vulliamy
Adapted for performance by: Kellie Hughes
RTÉ Concert Orchestra
Resurgam (Mark Duley, artistic director)
Colette Delahunt, soprano
Sharon Carty, mezzo-soprano
Dean Power, tenor
Rory Musgrave, baritone
Ciarán Crilly, conductor
UCD Archives' core function is the curatorship of the archives of the university and the significant institutions which predated its foundation; and of those outstanding collections of private papers and institutional archives acquired and preserved to help document the foundation and development of modern Ireland.
The mission of UCD Archives is to achieve the highest standards in the performance of its core functions:
To identify and preserve collections of archives, papers and manuscripts of national significance, safeguarding the interests of depositors and supporting the teaching and research needs of the university and the wider community.
To identify and preserve those records of the university which are evidence of university functions and which have enduring significance, to support administration and research.
UCD Archives reading room hours are:
Closed for lunch, 13.00–14.00
Confirmed appointment essential.