West Wicklow Voices was formed in the summer of 2014 and Conor O’Reilly took over as conductor in November of that year. In 2016 WWV performed with an eclectic array of singers and musicians, ranging from James Nelson (Celtic Tenors) to contemporary ‘Prog Rock’ group, Megacone. They also took part in Wicklow Arts’ official 1916 commemorative event, ‘Mary Gordon’ in the NCH, Dublin. In 2017 WWV performed with The Celtic Tenors in Russborough House, Co. Wicklow and a number of concerts in Rome and at the Costa Barcelona Music Festival in Calella in 2018 with multi-million selling Irish singer and recording artist, Méav. Our Culture Night concert is part of a series of concerts entitled ‘The French Connection’ featuring a wide variety of French choral music from the Medieval & Renaissance era right up to Gabriel Fauré’s beautiful ‘Cantique de Jean Racine’ and his Requiem.