Despite David Brophy’s best attempt to persuade us to the contrary, we knew that this choir was not going to be about singers who would be allowed to scratch on stage! “We” being the 4 Dolce representatives at the launch in the Mansion House on Monday 28th November of this wonderful idea. No, the idea…Details
On Saturday 23rd April 2005 a small group of just 10 singers gathered outside the house of one of our basses. He unfortunately, was delayed in work and didn’t have a mobile phone to contact us. After waiting a while, we decided we’d better head to the house of the parents of another of our…Details
New research shows singing in a choir regularly for just an hour can help people to fight cancer by strengthening the immune system and relieving depression and stress. The findings in the UK study by Tenovus Cancer Care and London’s Royal College of Music ring true for Phil Flood (67) from Clonmel, Co Tipperary, who…Details
I found history to be boring while I was in school. I learnt about the Rising as an important historical event that happened way before my time and secured Irish independence. The details were unclear, but we got the result we wanted in the end. That was all that mattered to me then. Since Dolce’s…Details
The Long Day Closes that reflects on the moment of death. The song tells us, the listeners, to let go, our time of pain is over. The first verse describes the way the calmness of nature itself reflects death(remember pathetic fallacy from your school days?) – no stars are left, the moon is falling asleep,…Details
Dolce is now off to Bilbao to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the foundation of the choir (just a little early!) Dolce will join with local choirs in Balmaseda on Saturday 18th October, and will also sing in several places in the Old Town of Bilbao on Friday 17th. Excitement is high!
Rehearsals start at 8pm on Thursday 4th September for our Autumn concert. Rehearsals start on Thursday 23rd October for our Christmas season.
We currently have no vacancies. We will be open to new members in January. If you would like more information before then please contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org or on 087 2207832.
Dolce’s summer break is coming to an end… Registration for current members closes on Thursday 14th August. If you haven’t already registered please make sure you get your €20 deposit to our treasurer. We will be in Grainger’s on the Malahide Road on Thursday 14th August – that’s your last chance! After that we will know if we…Details
We started back to rehearsals last night and it was great to see everyone again, along with some new members, and it was great to get back to singing again. We started the new term with some warm up exercises before going into our new repertoire. Its going to be a fun term!!