Armagh will have an unique opportunity to listen to the wonderful Walton Tour Choir from Georgia, USA, during a ‘Friendship Concert’ in St Patrick’s RC Cathedral.
In association with Music Contact International, this American choir will be travelling to the UK and Ireland performing in amazing cathedrals.
Walton Tour Choir is an 88 voice choral ensemble from George Walton Comprehensive High School in Marietta, Georgia. This group of sophomores through seniors includes national merit scholarship finalists, leads of the school musical, varsity athletes, members of National Honor Society and all-round great young people who are active in community service, school leadership and religious organisations.
The Walton Tour Choir has performed in prestigious venues such as the Basilica of St Peter, Vatican City; Cathedral of Notre Dame, Paris; Cathedral of St Stephan, Vienna; Dom Cathedral, Salzburg; Cathedral of St Patrick, New York; Boston University, Boston; and the Basilica of San Marco, Venice.
Walton Tour Choir was featured in the journal of the National Association for Music Education, Teaching Music, January, 2011
Making this performance even more special, the choir from St Catherine’s College, Armagh, will also perform a number of pieces making this a once in a lifetime performance.
This exclusive recital will take place after sung mass at 10am on November 20.