Sean O’Riada Competition

Solfa Carlile’s a cappella choral work ‘Upon the Rose’ has been chosen as the winner of this year’s Sean O’Riada Composition Competition at the Cork International Choral Festival. The work will be performed by the Irish National Chamber Choir on Friday 3rd May in a concert at St. Finbarre’s Cathedral, Cork.

The winning composition was selected by a panel, comprising of composers and choral experts, and becomes a featured work at the Seminar for New Choral Music (artists in residence – The National Chamber Choir of Ireland). It receives its premiere performance during the Festival at a Gala Concert given by the National Chamber Choir of Ireland, conducted by Paul Hillier, on Friday 3rd May, 2013. Details of the concert and how to book tickets are available on the Festival website, here.