Friday 31st May 2019, 5:00pm
Friends Trip to Killaloe Music Festival
Killaloe Chamber Music Festival
Friends of UCH Event
Join us for a Friends’ trip to the prestigious Killaloe Chamber Festival in the stunning surrounds of St. Flannan’s Cathedral. We will travel by coach and enjoy a delicious pre-concert meal in Tuscany Bistro, so all you have to do is relax and enjoy the music!
The adventures of Don Quixote in music and song with readings by Barry Mc Govern. A new composition by Irish composer Sam Perkin and the Piano Quintet by Elgar. Telemann and Ravel were among the composers inspired by the Cervantes classic novel. Sam Perkin’s Festival commission is a Duet for violin and Baroque violin and after the interval Elgar’s piano quintet.
George Philipp Telemann
Don Quixote Suite for Strings and Continuo in G Major
Peter Whelan (harpsichord);
Claire Duff, Anita Vedres (violins);
Marja Gaynor (viola);
Aoife Nic Athlaloich (cello);
Sarah Halpin (double bass); Alex Mc Cartney (theorbo)
Reading ofCervantes’ “Don Quixote” – Barry McGovern
Maurice Ravel – “Don Quichotte a Dulcinée” for voice and piano.
Maurice Ravel’s song cycle based on the story of Don Quixote sung by Rory Dunne, bass-baritone. Michael McHale, piano.
Sam Perkin Festival commission duet for violin and Baroque violin
Diane Daly (violin);
Claire Duff (Baroque violin)
Edward Elgar – Piano Quintet op.84
Michael McHale (piano) – 100th anniversary of its first performance
Contact Mairead for enquiries / to book your place 061 213306 (Tuesday-Thursday) / email email@example.com
Pick-up / Drop-off at University Concert Hall