Dolce On The Danube

When the idea of a choir trip was mooted in February it was no great surprise that Vienna was by far the most popular option: one of the World’s great cultural capitals, resplendent with the glory of the Austro-Hungarian Empire and steeped in musical history. When the Committee came back with the proposal to stay…

Daria Verjans RIP

On Wednesday 10th October we bid farewell to one of our treasured members, loyal singers, and good friends. Daria Verjans, with us for the last 2 years of her life, died peacefully on Saturday 6th October surrounded by loving family. Daria auditioned in September 2016 and gave me a beautiful rendition of She moved through…

A Special Tribute to Mick Travers

On Friday, Oct 5th 2018 the family and friends of Mick (Mícheál) Travers joined with Dolce to pay tribute to Mick by way of a concert in his honour. Sadly, Mick passed away earlier this year. He was a long- standing member of Dolce who contributed significantly to the Dolce community on many levels; musically, culturally, as…

Auditioning…

Over the past few days I’ve had a myriad of people come to sing for me in the hope of being able to join Dolce. The standard of those singers was very high, and unfortunately I had to turn away some superb singers, such is the demand for places in Dolce. We now have 81…

A new term begins…

And so the summer draws to a close: those warm, balmy days and long, bright evenings are cooling and drawing in. Schools reopen, holidays end, the sense of freedom that the summer brings gradually replaced by the acceptance that a new phase is beginning. For us in Dolce that means we leave behind the adventures…