The Choral Scholars Of University College Dublin Offer An Angelic Performance “Auld Lang Syne”

The Choral Scholars, from University College Dublin, have successfully reignited a timeless classic that has been a traditional New Year song for decades. “Auld Lang Syne”, a musical version of Robert Burns’ touching poem, has been covered by many different artists and bands for years; few, however, have brought it to such vibrant and elegant light as The Choral Scholars. As we will explore, this gifted outfit offers an abundance of talent that leans on traditional songs that uplift and inspire.

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Most of us are familiar with the traditional New Year singing Robert Burns’ timeless poem, with drinks in hand and standing beside family as the new year rolls in yet again. However, it’s also quite possible that you have not heard a more beautiful, angelic rendition than that of The Choral Scholars of University College Dublin. This talented collective has provided the world with many impressive arrangements over the years. Watch the video below:

While most of the English-speaking world celebrates the coming of the new year with “Auld Lang Syne”, the song’s history is less known. Despite Robert Burns’ poem being initially printed in 1788, its origins lie all the way back to 1711. It is an ode to friends and family, and a reminder to appreciate one another at all times. It is entirely reflective in its nature, and as such no wonder why it became the main song to sing with friends and family during New Year celebrations.

The Choral Scholars of University College Dublin is an internationally acclaimed chamber choir based in Dublin, Ireland. Not only does it comprise gifted student singers, but it’s also led by the Artistic Director Desmond Earley who is also a critically acclaimed composer and arranger. Their musical arrangements are powerful, with each offering a serene burst of euphoria as you listen to them. One of their most notable performances is “Dúlamán”, a traditional Irish working song. Listen below:

This particular rendition of “Auld Lang Syne” sparks a lot of emotion in the many followers of The Choral Scholars of University College Dublin. Many have tender memories of this song with loved ones who are no longer with them, which makes this version all the more beautiful. Its powerful arrangement and bellowing chorus has an angelic nature that can evoke all manner of emotion, and take us to times and places we may have forgotten.

Not only are The Choral Scholars an impressive outfit with an abundance of talent, but they also have a determined attitude to perform for the masses. During the COVID-19 pandemic lockdowns, the music industry took a heavy hit. This did not stop the group from performing during the UCD Festival in 2021, which was held entirely remotely. Their performance of “Wild Mountain Thyme” was a testament to their dedication to music, and to keeping spirits high during a tough time for everybody around the world.

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