Dónal McCann, Maryam Wocial (Tullamore International Summer Organ Series)

Man in suit sitting beside Organ

16 Jul 2024


Tullamore International Summer Organ Series presents





in the Church of the Assumption, Tullamore

on Tuesday, 16th July,8pm



G. F. Handel (1685–1759)                                             Arrival of the Queen of Sheba

                                                                                         From Messiah, HWV 56:

                                                                                         ·       I know that my Redeemer liveth

                                                                                         ·       Rejoice Greatly

C. V. Stanford (1852–1924)                                           Postlude in D minor, Op. 105 no 6

                                                                                         Bible Songs, Op. 113:

                                                                                         ·       2. A Song of Trust

                                                                                         ·       6. A Song of Wisdom

Louis Vierne (1870–1937)                                             Les angelus, Op. 57

                                                                                         1. Au Matin

                                                                                         2. A Midi

                                                                                         3. Au Soir

                                                                                         Symphonie no 1, Op. 14, VI. Finale


Born in Belfast, Dónal McCann is the Assistant Organist at New College, Oxford. A rapidly rising star on the organ recital circuit he recently performed in Westminster Abbey, and gave the opening recital on the restored organ of St Lawrence Church, Vittoriosa in Malta. He will take up the position of Head of Chapel Music and Choral Partnerships at Winchester College next September

British soprano Maryam Wocial is a Poppy Holden Scholar at the Royal College of Music, where she is studying for a master’s degree. Previously she read Music at Lincoln College, Oxford University. She made her operatic debut with New Chamber Opera as Lisetta in their 2020 production of Haydn’s La Vera Costanza, and later returned in2023 as Dido in their production of Johann Pepusch’s The Death of Dido and as soprano soloist in Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater. Maryam has performed as a solo recitalist at the Handel Hendrix House and as a soloist in several venues including the Royal Albert Hall.


Tickets: €15 (+ booking fee). Early booking advised.