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Clifden Covid-19 Commemoration Ceremony

On Sunday 20 March Cantairi Chonamara led a commemoration event in Clifden to remember and celebrate the lives of all those who died during the Covid-19 pandemic, in the North Connemara area. The event consisted of singing from the choir, readings and poems, planting a commemorative yew tree and the siting of a specially commissioned…
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Connemara Songlines

A weekend of art and music in Clifden. 31 October – 3 November 2019.

Music to Die For

The choir’s most recent production was for the Clifden Arts Festival on Sunday 29 September in St Joseph’s Church, Clifden. ‘Music to Die For: The Funeral Rites of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’ was a dramatic presentation of the funeral that Mozart never had at the end of his short life. Using several movements from Mozart’s Requiem,…
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The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace

2018 was a very busy year for Cantairí Chonamara when we sang Karl Jenkins’ ‘The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace’ to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the end of World War One. In September 2018, we performed this work as part of Clifden Arts Festival, transforming Clifden Mart into a First World War air…
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