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…

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…

Mick Travers – RIP

Last week we said goodbye to a highly respected, warmly regarded and much loved gentleman who sang in our bass line for over 10 years. Mick Travers is a big loss in the Dolce community. Mick’s contribution over the years is difficult to quantify. He served on the committee for years, as an ordinary member,…