Soloist, Bach B minor Mass, Phoenix Choir and Linden Baroque, dir. Michael Fields


Friday July 15th | 7.30pm | St Patrick’s Hall, Dublin Castle 

Irish Baroque Orchestra | Sestina | Peter Whelan 

Cousser ‘The Applause of Mount Parnassus: Serenata for Dublin Castle’ (1711) 

Purcell ‘Great Parent, Hail’ (1694)

Tickets €20 (€5 students)

Book for ‘The Hibernian Muse’


Aisling Kenny, soprano | Laura Lamph, alto 

Handel Chamber Duets, ‘A mirarvi io son intento,’ HWV 178, ‘No, Di Voi Non Vò Fidarmi’ HWV 189, ‘Se tu non lasci amore’, HWV 193, ‘Tanti Strali al sen mi scocchi’ HWV 197

Percival Cantata for Soprano and continuo, ‘Dove sei dolce mi vita’

Tickets €15 (€5 students) 

Book for ‘Handel’s Italian Sketchbook for Messiah’

‘CHAMBER MESSIAH’, Sunday 17 July 7.30pm

Aisling Kenny, soprano | Laura Lamph, alto | Rory Lynch, tenor | William Gaunt, bass 

Handel ‘Part the First’ from ‘Messiah’

Hear ‘Messiah’ afresh in this scaled-down version in the intimate surroundings of the Chapel Royal at Dublin Castle. With single strings and just 4 solo voices, we breathe new life into part one of this epic work. 

Tickets €20 (€5 students) 

Book for ‘Chamber Messiah’


Soloist, Mozart Coronation Mass, Balthasar Neumann Chor & Ensemble, dir. Duncan Ward

2 June, Laieszhalla, Hamburg DE

Soloist, Rosenmueller Vespers, Resurgam and English Cornett and Sackbutt Ensemble, dir. Mark Duley

28 & 29 May, Dublin and Galway

Soloist, Buxtehude, Membra Jesu Nostra, Resurgam dir. Mark Duley

14 April 2022, St Canice’s Cathedral, Kilkenny

15 April 2022, St Nicholas’ Collegiate Church, Galway in association with Music for Galway

Soloist, Bach Mass in B minor, Sestina, Irish Baroque Orchestra, dir. Peter Whelan

8 April 2022, Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin

9 April 2022, St Nicholas’ Collegiate Church, Galway

Soloist, German Baroque Lenten Masterpieces, Dublin Bach Singers, Marlborough Baroque, dir. Blanaid Murphy

2 April 2022: Pro Cathedral Dublin

Soloist, A Songbook for the Spirit, Resurgam, dir. Mark Duley, , Limerick & Galway

26 February 2022, St Mary’s Cathedral Limerick

27 February, St Nicholas’ Collegiate Church, Galway

23 January 2022: Hugh Lane Gallery, Dublin

27 November 2021: Rough Beast by Rhona Clarke, World Premiere with Con tempo

8pm, O’Donoghue Centre for Drama, Theatre and Performance

21 November 2021: Closing concert | Ardee Baroque Festival

Director / harpsichord: Peter Whelan
Soprano: Aisling Kenny
Violin: Kinga Ujszaszi

4pm, St Mary’s Church of Ireland, Ardee

20 November 2021: The Bright Seraphim | Ardee Baroque Festival

Director Peter Whelan

Soprano Aisling Kenny

Trumpet Darren Cornish Moore

7.30pm, St Mary’s Church of Ireland, Ardee

11 & 12 November 2021: Dvorak Requiem | Collegium Vocale Gent | dir. Philippe Herreweghe

Muziekcentrum De Bijloke, Gent, BE
Koningin Elizabethzaal, Antwerpen, BE

27 October 2021: In Guilty Night: Dialogues of a Distracted Mind

Sestina, dir. Mark Chambers

Belfast International Arts Festival

25 October 2021: BBC Radio 3, In tune

Sestina, dir. Mark Chambers

22 October 2021: Monteverdi: Love’s Fire, Love’s Ashes

Sestina, Irish Baroque Orchesra, dir. Nicholas Mulroy

St Ann’s Church, Dawson Street, Dublin

17 October 2021: Bach and Before, Kilkenny Cathedral

Resurgam, dir. Mark Duley

7 October 2021: Musica di e per donne, with Siobhán Armstrong, East Cork Early Music Festival

Nano Nagle Place, Cork City

28 September 2021: Recital with David Grealy, Tullamore International Organ Series

Tullamore Church

24 September 2021: The Bach Family Legacy: Masses and Motets, Sligo Baroque Festival

Sestina, dir. Mark Chambers

Sligo Cathedral

17 September 2021: Culture Night

Vox Lumina, Concert with Eileen Coyle, Niamh Mc Cormack (sopranos), David O’Shea (organ).

Urney Church, Cavan

31 August, 1, 3, 6 September 2021: Symphony of Psalms, Collegium Vocale Gent, Philippe Herreweghe

Chopin Festival, Polish National Opera, Warsaw, PL
Beethoven Festival, World Conference center, Bonn, DE
Ravel Festival, Eglise Saint-Jean Baptiste, Saint Jean-de-Luz, FR
Berlin Festival, Philharmonie, Berlin, DE

27 August 2021: Celebrating The Collection: The Robinson Library 250

Charles Wood Festival, Armagh: Performance of songs by Charles Wood and Friends, with Gail Evans (piano), David O’Shea (speaker)

St Mark’s Church, Armagh

21 & 24 July 2021: Symphony of Psalms, Collegium Vocale Gent, Philippe Herreweghe

Festival de Saintes, Abbaye aux Dames, Saintes, FR
Salzburg Festival, Felsenreitschule, Salzburg, AT

25 June 2021: When David Heard: Sestina and Irish Baroque Orchestra

Charlotte Trepess, Aisling Kenny (soprano); Francesco Giusti, Sarah Thursfield (alto); Rory Lynch, Ciarán Fennelly (tenor); Eoghan Desmond, William Gaunt (bass)

Claire Duff, Anita Vedres (violin); Malachy Robinson (violone); Siobhán Armstrong (harp); Malcolm Proud (keyboard)

Mark Chambers, director

10 June 2021: NCH Spring Summer Variations: Rejoice! Music to lift the spirit with Irish Baroque Orchestra

Irish Baroque Orchestra
Aisling Kenny, soprano
Peter Whelan, director

Bach Cantata BWV 82a, ‘Ich habe genug’
Handel Sonata, HWV 399
Bach Cantata BWV 51, ‘Jauchzet Gott’

23 May 2021: Galway Early Music – Resurgam, Bach and Before

Aisling Kenny, Charlotte Trepess, Sarah Thursfield, Christopher Bowen, Paul McGough

Siobhan Armstrong, Harp

Mark Duley, direction/organ

21 May 2021: Galway Early Music: La Fresca Rosa

Aisling Kenny (soprano), Yonit Kosovske (Harpsichord), Eamon Sweeney (theorbo/bandora/baroque guitar)

7 May 2021: Virtual Honorary Conferrings DCU

The Lark in the Clear Air, with Anne-Marie O’Farrell, harp

21 March 2021: Limerick Early Music Festival

Francesca Caccini, Maria Dolce Maria, with Yonit Kosovske

17 December 2020: Drive the Cold Winter Away with Siobhan Armstrong, Historical Harpist

Online Concert

Galway Early Music Winter Festival

1pm, St Nicholas’ Church

22 November 2020: Abendmusik: Resounding Soundscape

Online Concert

Purcell Welcome to all the Pleasures

Rhona Clarke O Vis Aeternitatis

Handel Dixit Dominus

more info here

Director Peter Whelan | Resurgam

Presented in partnership with Music for Galway

11 November 2020: Lunchtime concert from Galway Cathedral with Raymond O’Donnell, DCU lunchtime concert series

Online concert

1pm, Galway Cathedral

6 November 2020: Voces Luminis with Luminosa Orchestra and Mark Chambers, Countertenor

Online concert

Pergolesi, Stabat Mater, and Vivaldi, Nulla in mundo pax sincera

7.30pm, Galway Cathedral.

25 October 2020 Abendmusik: Journey of the Spirit, Resurgam, dir. Mark Duley

Online concert

Online Concert

5pm, St Nicholas’ Church

19 & 26 October 2020 Sestina presents Madrigals at the Museum, I & II, Belfast International Arts Festival

Online concert

8pm, Ulster Museum, Belfast

17 July 2020 NCH Livestream: Elegy

Chamber Choir Ireland, Fauré Requiem, soprano soloist in ‘Pie Jesu’

8pm, National Concert Hall, Dublin

Online concert:

12 July 2020 Friends in Music Livestream Concert, led by Therese Timoney, dir. Blanaid Murphy

Watch the concert here:

Performances and audience were socially distanced.

7 & 8 March 2020 | La Donna Barocca, Irish Baroque Orchestra, dir. Claire Duff

Music to celebrate the 400th anniversary of Isabella Leonarda, to co-incide with International Women’s Day

Saturday 7 March | 7.30pm | €17.50 | Kevin Barry Recital Room, National Concert Hall

Sunday 8 March | 7pm | Finding a Voice | Main Guard, Clonmel

22 February 2020 | Aisling Kenny & Dublin Viols

St Philip’s Church, Dartry, 12pm

14 & 15 February | Venetian Splendour – Monteverdi | Resurgam and the English Cornett and Sackbutt Ensemble dir. Mark Duley

14 February, Sligo Cathedral, with Sligo Cathedral Choir, 7.30pm

15 February, Newport Church, with Cor Mhaigh Eo

19 January 2020 | Glories of the Baroque, Tallaght Choral Society

Church of St Jude the Apostle, 8pm

16 December 2019 | Handel Messiah

Pro-Cathedral, Dublin, dir. Blanaid Murphy

15 December 2019 | Diva Voces Christmas Concert

5pm St Andrew’s Church Westland Row

13 December 2019 | Concert with Galway Baroque Singers, Luminosa Orchestra, Mozart Regina Caeli

8pm St Joseph’s Church, Galway

1 December 2019 | A Christmas Journey

Kensington Olympia Festival of Music and the Arts, London

16 November 2019 | Handel in Italy | NCH Chamber Music Series

Irish Baroque Orchestra
Aisling Kenny soprano
Francesco Giusti counter-tenor
Peter Whelan director

7.30pm | Kevin Barry Recital Room, NCH, Dublin

27 October 2019 | Lute Song Recital with Thomas Dunford

13 October 2019  | Ensemble Revelare

3pm | Castletown House

27 & 28 September 2019 | Beyond the Veil with Sestina

Charlotte Trepess, Fiona Flynn and Aisling Kenny, sopranos

Steven Devine, harpsichord

Paula Chateauneuf, theorbo

Aileen Henry, harp

Mark Chambers, director

7.30pm Ulster Museum & St Anne’s Church in Dublin

23 September 2019 | Ensemble Revelare | Clifden Arts Festival

1pm, Church of Ireland, Church Hill, Clifden

22 September 2019 | Ensemble Revelare | Shorelines Arts Festival

6pm Christ Church, Portumna

20 September 2019 | Culture Night Galway with Anne-Marie O’Farrell, harp

8pm, Hall the the Red Earl, Druid’s Lane, Galway

5 September 2019 | East Cork Early Music Festival Fundraiser Concert

7.30pm, Nano Nagle Place, Cork

4 July | Song Recital with Judith Gannon

Kodály Society of Ireland Summer Course, DCU St Patrick’s Campus


22 June | Vaughan Williams, Serenade to Music

Dublin Choral Festival Gala Concert, dir. Joshua and Julia Oppenheim

8pm | St Patrick’s Cathedral, Dublin

15 June 2019  | Recital of Clara Schumann’s Lieder with pianist, Cecily Locke

Clara Schumann and her World: International Bicentenary Conference

University of Oxford.

18 May | Haydn Nelson Mass | Carlow Choral Society

12 May 2019 | Ensemble Revelare | The Drawing Room Series

Ensemble Revelare | Aisling Kenny, soprano | Theresa Burton, recorder | Rachel Factor, harpsichord | Margaret Doris, baroque cello

4.30pm | 12 Henrietta Street, Dublin 1

26-28 April 2019 | Music for the Sun King | Sestina

Belfast, Dublin, Cork

Resurgam | The English Cornett and Sackbut Ensemble | Collegium chamber choir | dir. Mark Duley

5pm | St Nicholas’ Church, Galway

14 April 2019 | Bach, St John Passion

Tribal Chamber Choir, dir. Mark Keane

8pm, St Nicholas’ Church, Galway.

28 March | Lute Song Recital with Thomas Dunford

7.30pm | The Chapel, Centre Culturel Irlandais, Paris

6 February 2019 | Ensemble Revelare | Kaleidoscope Night: In Spring Twilight 

Ensemble Revelare | Aisling Kenny, soprano | Theresa Burton, recorder | Rachel Factor, harpsichord | Margaret Doris, baroque cello

8.30pm | Bello Bar, Dublin

26 January 2019 | Irish Baroque Orchestra | Come ye sons of Art 

Irish Baroque Orchestra | Peter Whelan, Artistic Director
feat. Rachel Redmond, Aisling Kenny, Benjamin Williamson, Jorge Navarro Colorado and Edward Grint

7.30pm | Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin

8 December 2018 | Handel, Messiah

Aisling Kenny, soprano | Stephen Wallace, countertenor | Peter O’Reilly, tenor | David Howes, bass

Dun Laoghaire Choral Society | dir. John Doyle

7.30pm | Monkstown Church.

21 November 2018 | Couperin 350 – Lamentations

Aisling Kenny, soprano | Sharon Carty, mezzo soprano | Nicholas Milne, viola da gamba | Sofie Vanden Eynde, theorbo | Malcolm Proud, organ

7.30pm | Kevin Barry Recital Room, National Concert Hall.

18 November 2018 | Handel, Messiah

Aisling Kenny, soprano | Sharon Carty, mezzosoprano | Peter O’Reilly, tenor | Robert McAllister, bass

Galway Baroque Singers Anniversary Concert | cond. Proinnsias O Duinn

3pm |Galway Cathedral.

17 November 2018 | Two’s Company: Italian Baroque Duets at Ardee Baroque Festival 

Irish Baroque Orchestra | dir. Peter Whelan | Aisling Kenny, soprano | Francesco Giusti, countertenor

7.30pm | St Mary’s Abbey, Ardee

21 October 2018 Bach to School: Bach cantatas BWV78 & BWV140

Aisling Kenny, soprano | Stephen Wallace, countertenor | Andrew Gavin, tenor | David Howes, bass

Dun Laoghaire Choral Society, dir. John Doyle

3.30pm | Church of the Assumption, Dalkey

4 October 2018 | Recital with Oscar Montague (guitar), Britten, Songs of the Chinese & Folk Songs

1pm | Maynooth University

30 September 2018 | Concert with Camerata Kilkenny at Sligo Baroque Festival

8pm | The Model Theatre, Sligo.

23 September 2018 | Macmillan, Stabat Mater

Chamber Choir Ireland | Irish Chamber Orchestra | dir. James MacMillan

7.30pm | National Concert Hall, Dublin.

24 August 2018 | Heritage Week Recital with Judith Gannon, piano

1pm |The Lady Chapel, St Patrick’s Cathedral.

4 August 2018 | Baroque recital at Edinburgh Fringe Festival

Aisling Kenny, soprano | Theresa Burton, recorder | Philip Sawyer, harpsichord | Ursula Schlapp, cello

3.30pm | St Michael’s and All Saints’ Church, Edinburgh

7 July 2018 | Concert in association with the Irish Georgian Society

Aisling Kenny, soprano | Theresa Burton, recorder | Rachel Factor, harpsichord | Margaret Doris, baroque cello

6pm  | City Assembly House, Dublin

10 June 2018 | Bach: Cantata Weichet nur, betrübte Schatten BWV202, Handel Dixit Dominus

Dublin Bach Singers | dir. Blanaid Murphy | Marlborough Players | Therese Timoney, leader

3pm | Pro Cathedral, Dublin

27 May 2018 | Lute Song Concert with Ziv Braha, Galway Early Music Festival

9pm | St Joseph’s Church, Galway

26 May 2018 | Coffee Concert with Ziv Braha and Collegium, directed by Mark Duley, Galway Early Music Festival

11.00 | St Nicholas Church

22 May 2018 Guest soloist with AIB Choral Society, Summer Concert, dir. Ernest Dines

20.00 The Law Society, Dublin

16 April 2018

Guest Soloist at DCU School of Theology, Philosophy and Music Concert

12 April 2018

Guest Artist, Tairseach: Threshold, Anam Festival, DCU

24 March 2018

Handel, Messiah,  Kirtanam Choir, dir. David Ward, Sacred Heart Church, Donnybrook, Dublin.

23 March 2018

Lenten Concert, Bach, Actus Tragicus, Hasse, Miserere, Dublin Bach Singers, dir. Blanaid Murphy, St Mary’s Pro-Cathedral

19 March 2018

Handel, Messiah, Kirtanam Choir, dir. David Ward, Christ Church, Derry

11 March 2018

Handel, Messiah, Kirtanam Choir, dir. David Ward, Augustinian Church, Galway,

10 March 2018

Handel, Messiah, Kirtanam Choir, dir. David Ward, St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork

24 February 2018

Handel, Messiah, dir. Proinnsías Ó Duinn, Halle, Germany

17 February 2018

Bach, St Matthew Passion, Phoenix Choir, dir. Michael Fields, Eastbourne (UK)

Aisling Kenny, soprano

Johanna Krödel, alto

Julian Podger, tenor

Daniel Ochoa, bass

28 January 2018

Fauré, Requiem, Galway Choral Association, dir. Norman Duffy, Galway

17 December 2017

Guest soloist with Athlone Choral Society, Christmas Concert, Church of Ireland, Athlone 6pm

15 December 2017

Britten, A Ceremony of Carols, Crux Vocal Ensemble, dir. Paul McGough, St Mary’s Church, Haddington Road, 7.30pm.

2 December 2017

Soloist with the Galway Baroque Singers, dir. Audrey Corbett, Augustinian Church, Galway.

29 November 2017

Recitals with Oscar Montague (guitar), Music for Galway, Arts in Action, NUI Galway and Portershed Sessions

22 & 23 November 2017

Mozart, Exultate Jubilate & Requiem, University of Dublin Choral Society, Trinity College, dir. David Leigh

19 November 2017

Bach, Mass in B minor, Dublin Bach Singers, Marlborough Baroque Orchestra, dir. Blanaid Murphy, Pro-Cathedral Dublin

Aisling Kenny, soprano

Alison Browner, alto

Jacek Wislocki, tenor

Jeffrey Ledwidge, bass

1, 3, 4 October 2017

Lute song recitals with Ziv Braha, Hugh Lane Gallery Dublin, Wicklow Parish Church, DCU

27 August 2017

Recital with Conor Hastings (cornetto) and Ray O’Donnell (organ), Dun Laoghaire

10 August 2017

Recital with Conor Hastings (cornetto) and Ray O’Donnell (organ), Dun Laoghaire

18 May 2017

Recital with Mark Duley (organ), Unitarian Church, Dublin

8 March 2017

Lieder by Women Recital with Yonit Kosovske, Irish World Academy, University of Limerick

23 & 24 November 2016

Bach, B minor Mass, University of Dublin Choral Society, Trinity College, dir. David Leigh

10 October 2016

Art song recital with Judith Gannon (piano), St Nicholas Church, Galway

2 September 2016

Recital of Lieder by Women with Cecily Locke (piano), Oxford University.

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