As restrictions continue to prevent Dolce gathering to sing, we have been busy learning about music on weekly Zoom sessions. History of choral music, Mongolian music, instruments, contemporary a capella and plainchant are amongst the variety of topics which have been covered. 22nd April brings a celebration to mark Dolce’s 16th birthday – not the sort of…Details
Dolce wish all our singers and friends a Happy Christmas and we hope 2021 brings new hope so that we can resume normal choir activities and rehearsals.
During these difficult times Dolce can’t hold indoor rehearsals but has managed to keep the choir active using Zoom for learning new music and then singing outdoors in secluded woods. Only 15 people may gather and physical distancing is observed in time restricted singing. Our musical director, Deirdre, says : The positives which I didn’t…Details
On April 23rd 2020 Dolce celebrated its 15th birthday. In the most unusual of circumstances the celebration was held using video conferencing. This did not diminish from the joy of the celebration. Deirdre (MD) led the choir in a rendition of Happy Birthday and the choir toasted our success over the years. Bob (Chairperson) complemented…Details
The Dolce Christmas concert raised a total of €1175 for the charity Aware. We thank everyone who supported the concert and Bob Laird, chairperson of Dolce, presented the cheque to Drew Flood of Aware. You can find more information about the work of Aware from their website www.aware.ie
Dolce will be performing in the Fingal International Festival of Voices on Saturday 14th March 2020. Dolce will perform two pieces in the sacred music competition. The festival will take place in Balbriggan over three days. Details are available from the festival website – https://www.fingalfestivalofvoices.com/festival-timetableDetails
It’s that time of year again to celebrate the festive season with Dolce at our Christmas Concert. It takes place at 7.30pm on December 12th in Church of Our Lady Mother of Divine Grace , Raheny, Dublin 5. Dolce will be joined by guest Aeterna male voice ensemble for a wonderful evening of popular seasonal…Details
Dolce performed in an evening of choral singing with Village Voices and the Seer Green Singers on October 12th. It was a lovely evening with the three choirs welcomed by a full house in St.Mary’s Church. The three choirs performed their own pieces and then came together to sing four pieces with audience participation. We…Details