Ethiopia tour 2019

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Ethiopia: Addis Ababa, Lalibela, Gondar

Ishirini is visiting Ethiopia in April 2019, performing concerts and collaborating with local musicians. 

The launch concert for the tour, where the choir will perform much of the repertoire they will sing in Ethiopia is Hymn to the Virgin, in St Mary with St Alban, Teddington on 17th February. The music celebrates the Virgin Mary, who is particularly venerated in Ethiopia, and looks forward to Easter.

The choir will be singing in a variety of locations across the country, with the following key events:

7 April 6pm St Matthews Anglican church, Addis Ababa. Free entry, with donations taken for the church Breakfast Club.

8 April 10.30am Ethnological Museum, Addis Ababa University. Free entry.

9 April 7pm City Hall, Addis Ababa. A joint concert with Polyphonic Voices and the Peace Choir of Addis, including a joint performance of Dona Nobis Pacem by Vaughan Williams.

12 April 5.30 pm Ben Abeba, Lalibela. A recital of reflective and uplifting music for the setting sun in the stunning location of Ben Abeba restaurant. Free entry with donations taken for the Susan Aitchison Scholarship Fund.

15 April 10am-3pm St George’s School, Gondar. Singing with the children from this singing school.

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