Sing with Sestina - Welcome to all the pleasures

Sestina Music is delighted to present In Praise of St Cecilia to audiences in Belfast and Kilkenny in April 2024. Inspired by the success of recent online and in-person events, Sestina Music will be running another come-and-sing workshop, ‘Sing with Sestina: Welcome to all the pleasures,’ open to anyone and everyone who loves to sing! These workshops will explore Purcell’s Welcome to all the pleasures in detail, culminating in an informal performance.

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Schedule

April 5th, 2024

4:00pm – 5:00pm BST
Sing with Sestina | 5th April | Thomastown, Kilkenny

Participants will join the full Sestina Music ensemble and their period instrument band for a one-hour workshop guided by Musical Director Mark Chambers. Come along and immerse yourself in a historically informed and authentic approach to this celebratory ode to the patron saint of music.

Additional Information

Sestina Music is delighted to present In Praise of St Cecilia to audiences in Belfast and Kilkenny in April 2024. Inspired by the success of recent online and in-person events, Sestina Music will be running another come-and-sing workshop, ‘Sing with Sestina: Welcome to all the pleasures,’ open to anyone and everyone who loves to sing! These workshops will explore Purcell’s Welcome to all the pleasures in detail, culminating in an informal performance.


Participants will join the full Sestina Music ensemble and their period instrument band for a one-hour workshop guided by Musical Director Mark Chambers. Come along and immerse yourself in a historically informed and authentic approach to this celebratory ode to the patron saint of music. 


Workshops in Thomastown, Kilkenny on Friday, 5th April 2023 and will run from 1600-1700.


Who can take part?

This event is aimed at anyone who enjoys choral singing and has an interest in learning Purcell’s Welcome to all the pleasures. Reading music is useful, but not essential - Sestina Music will provide sample recordings and a marked-up score to help you prepare for the event.  A discounted combination ticket will be available for those who wish to attend both the workshop and Sestina Music’s evening performance In Praise of St. Cecilia in BELFAST. For combination deals regarding the KILKENNY performance, please contact info@sestinamusic.com.