The Cross Border Orchestra of Ireland
Promoting peace through music since 1995
PEACE PROMS 2023
Tickets on pre-sale 10am November 1st
General sale 10am November 8th
Belfast from www.ssearenabelfast.com 0844 847 2455
Dublin, Limerick, Waterford from
Greg Beardsell, Conductor
Lauren Murphy, Vocal soloist
Conal Duffy, Uilleann Pipes
Richie Dunne, CBOI Leader and Violin Soloist
Grahame Harris, Highland Pipes and the Colmcille Drum and Pipe Corps, Derry/Londonderry
Ulster Scots Dancers from the Michelle Johnston School of Dance, Belfast
Irish Dancers from Dance Hall Academy, Swords
Children’s Peace Choirs
We are thrilled to announce that the Cross Border Orchestra of Ireland will present Peace Proms 2023 in Limerick, Dublin, Belfast and Waterford before heading for New York where they will perform at Carnegie Hall on March 17th in celebration of their achievements over the past 28 years and also to mark the 25th anniversary of the Good Friday Agreement.
Tickets go on pre-sale for parents of choir and orchestra members at 10am on November 1st, and on general sale at 10am on November 8th.
35,000 children from all over Ireland and Northern Ireland who make up the Children’s Peace Choirs, will perform alongside the 130-member internationally acclaimed Cross Border Orchestra of Ireland, in what promises to be an uplifting and inspirational celebration of youth, music, and talent on an epic scale. Peace Proms concerts are electric! And highly recommended for all the family – young and old. The choirs will lift-the-roof with powerful peace anthems and lots of family favourites including Pop Medleys.
This huge production will feature a host of stellar soloists and a sensational line up of champion Dancers and Pipers. With everything from majestic Bagpipe melodies to rocking violin and vocal solos, the musical programme is certainly all thriller no filler! Prepare to be blown away by power-house vocalist Lauren Murphy; all-Ireland Champion Uilleann Piper Conal Duffy; world champion Piper Grahame Harris from Belfast; the multi-award winning Colmcille Pipe and Drum Corps from Derry/Londonderry; champion Highland and Irish dancers from the Michelle Johnston school of dance in Belfast and Dance Hall Academy in Swords.
Peace Proms 2023 will be conducted by internationally acclaimed UK music educator Greg Beardsell who is renowned for his extraordinary ability to lead powerful and exhilarating performances and is one of the most outstanding and inspirational conductors of his generation.
CBOI is a registered charity in Ireland, the UK and the USA and is totally NOT-FOR-PROFIT. We are deeply indebted to the Goodman Foundation, the Department of Arts Heritage and the Gaeltacht, the Department of Education and Skills, IMRO, MediLink Ambulance Service and all our volunteers, supporters and sponsors whose generousity enables us to bring the joy on music and peace to children, families, schools and communities throughout the world.