Just in time for St. Patrick’s Day, the full chorus teams with the Burke Connolly Academy of Irish Dance to present a program of true Irish favorites in both song and dance. The chorus, instrumentalists, and dancers will also present Mary McAuliffe’s piece Return to Old Ireland, premiered by MOS in the year 2000, and included on our CD The Music of Ireland.

The concert will include:

St. Patrick’s Day
 The Burke Connolly Academy Dancers

Three Irish Folk Songs    arr. Craig Courtney
          Wearing of the Green                                                                     
          Down By the Salley Gardens                                                            
          The Rakes of Mallow                                                                   

The Fairy Dance                               
The Burke Connolly Academy Dancers

Sing, Sing   arr. Alice Parker

Has Sorrow Thy Young Days Shaded    arr. Alice Parker

Believe Me, if All Those Endearing Young Charms    arr. Thomas Quigley

‘Tis the Last Rose of Summer        arr. David Lantz III

The Grafton Rambler  
The Burke Connolly Academy Dancers

The Old House   Frederick O’Connor
Scott Poindexter, Tenor Solo

Star of the County Down   arr. Thomas Quigley

Danny Boy     arr. Brad Printz

Return to Old Ireland     Mary McAuliffe
 MOS, Dancers, and Instruments

Irish Blessing     Bob Chilcott

Concert Details
Friday, March 16, 2018
Roswell United Methodist Church
The French Connection Concert