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Don’t miss an opportunity to savour some festive cheer with Sing Out With Strings Christmas Performances. Sing Out With Strings and Orchestra perform two seasonal concerts in the City Gallery and the Milk Market.

On Wednesday,9, December Sing Out Choir and Orchestra will be performing at Limerick City Gallery, Pery Square at 11am. The second performance will take place on Thursday,17, December at Limerick Milk Market at 12:30. Both events are free entry and all are welcome.

The Irish Chamber Orchestra’s Sing Out With Strings has gained a reputation for its joyous, uplifting and inspirational performances. It provides free tuition in singing, song writing, violin and cello to 300 children on weekly basis throughout Limerick city. The purpose is to develop not only musical skills, but key life skills using music as a tool for tangible social change. It was established in 2008 by the Irish Chamber Orchestra as a Community Engagement Programme. The choir involves two local schools Le Cheile National School and St Mary’s National School. This initiative has attracted a lot of attention locally and nationally due to the success it has achieved.  It tackles issues such as inclusion, equality of access and provision, it also highlights the benefits a long term project has on children. The project has also helped unite communities and build local pride in the area.

The Irish Chamber Orchestra is a renowned world class orchestra based in Limerick. Founded in Dublin 1963 by Janos Furst. It was re-branded as the New Irish Chamber Orchestra in 1970. The Orchestra has had much success at home and across the world, touring across Eurpoe, Australia, South Korea, China and America.

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Photos by David Woodland for ILoveLimerick.com 2015. All Rights Reserved.

Richard is a presenter, producer, songwriter and actor. He was named the Limerick Person of the Year (2011) and won an online award at the Metro Éireann Media and Multicultural Awards (2011) for promoting multi-culturalism online. Richard says that the ilovelimerick.com concept is very much a community driven project that aims to document life in Limerick. So, that in 20 years time people can look back and remember the events that were making the headlines.

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