ANÚNA : A Whisper of Paradise

Experience the magic of ANÚNA, one of the world’s most original vocal ensembles, in a beautifully recorded performance from Saint Bartholomew’s Church in the heart of Dublin city. A Whisper of Paradise takes us on an atmospheric candle-lit journey for the Winter season and includes ANÚNA classics such as “Dúlamán” and “Jerusalem” alongside Christmas music spanning 700 years.
Originally A Whisper of Paradise was filmed as part of the acclaimed Live From London online series curated by Voces8, and streamed in December 2020. In November 2021 ANÚNA returned to Saint Bartholomew’s and recorded new material and Michael McGlynn, director of the film, recut and re-filmed sequences from the original broadcast.

  • Michael McGlynn
  • Michael McGlynn
  • Michael McGlynn
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Feature, Music Video
  • Runtime:
    53 minutes 24 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    July 1, 2022
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    English, French, Irish, Latin, Spanish
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Director Biography - Michael McGlynn

Michael is a composer and is Artistic Director of the groups ANÚNA, M'ANAM and Systir. He directs and produces performance and documentary films. Invocations of Ireland (2008) has been broadcast across Australia and New Zealand and released on DVD in Australia [DV1] and Japan [Columbia]. In December 2020 his film ANÚNA : A Whisper of Paradise (2020) was broadcast as part of the Voces8 Live from London series, while ANÚNA : On a Cold Winter’s Night (2020) has been broadcast on SVT2, Sky Arts and TG4 (Ireland) in Ireland.

He has created shorts and promotional films for Nintendo, Square, Wexford Opera, Systir, M’ANAM and ANÚNA.

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