Church of Ireland, Boyle

Church of Ireland
Green Street
Co. Roscommon

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Easter Snow, Artistic perspectives on the events and ideals of the 1916 Rebellion


A concert of Classical, Popular and Traditional music from around the Globe, coupled with Poetry and Prose of great beauty and strength.  The concert includes music by O’Riada, O’Carolan, Ravel and Bartok and the Poetry of Robert Frost and W.B. Yeats along with many others .The evening also include new works especially composed for this Concert. Featuring Kenneth Edge – Saxophone, Conor Linehan – Piano, The Carolan String Quartet and Susannah de Wrixon as  singer/narrator.


Trad: The Kid on the Mountain (sax, quartet, piano.)

Hardy: In time of breaking of nations (voice)

Falla: Nana (sax, quartet, piano)

Love’s old sweet Song (voice, piano, sax)

Plunkett: I see his blood upon the Rose (voice)

Trad: The Water is Wide(O Waly, Waly) (sax, quartet, piano.)

Trad: Easter Snow (sax + cello)

Ravel: Le Tombeau de Couperin – 2 Mvts. (Piano solo)

Linehan: Macbeth (Quartet solo)

Ledwidge: Lament for Thomas MacDonagh (voice)

Just a song at Twilight (Voice, piano, sax)

Edge: I’m Learning to Somersault (sax, quartet, piano.)



Trad arr. Karen Dervan: An Chúilfhionn + Planxty Burke (Quartet Solo)

O’Rourke arr. Trench: Galileo (Voice, quartet,piano)

Hahn: A Chloris (sax + piano)

Frost: The Road Not Taken (voice)

Home Sweet Home (solo voice)

O’ Neill’s march (sax + piano)

O’ Carolan’s farewell (Sax + quartet)

Port na Bpucai (sax, quartet, piano.)

Tynan: A Prayer (voice)

DeWrixon: Ordinary Summer (Voice, piano)

Bartok: 6 Romanian folk dances (sax+piano)

Yeats: The Rose Tree (voice)

Edge: Falling Twigs (sax, quartet, piano.)