Here is a fresh and multifaceted collection of Irish music for the holiday season. It captures the sounds of our Irish-themed 2012 Christmas Revels production. As you listen, imagine the scene on the Revels stage. We are on the deck of the RMS Carpathia, bound from Liverpool to New York in 1907. Irish families have booked passage for America with bittersweet emotions - dreams of better lives mingled with the pain of leaving their homes, probably forever.
With a band of fabulous musicians with deep skill in Irish music, both vocal and instrumental; our 60-member chorus; and the Cambridge Symphonic Brass, the breadth and beauty of this music will draw you into the joy, celebration and mystery of the winter season.
Hear samples from select pieces.