Charles Wood Festival of Music and Summer School

Sacred splendour will fill Armagh as the city celebrates 150 years since the birth of the renowned composer

Festival Details


Sunday, 21 August 2016 to Sunday, 28 August 2016



During the week, 30 events will be held in churches across Armagh. International and local musicians will perform a feast of choral and organ music, including World and Irish Premieres, under the expert guidance of Artistic Director, David Hill.

The rich and varied programme includes lunchtime and evening concerts, services, and teaching and workshop sessions. This year is extra special as it marks the 150th birthday of Charles Wood, the renowned musician and composer who was born at 11 Vicars' Hill, Armagh, in 1866.

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