Wednesday 9 March 2016
Trio di Parma (Italy)
Formed in 1990 at the Music
Conservatory in Parma, Italy,
the Trio has played at many
important venues around the
world. It has recorded the
complete trios of Brahms, also
Beethoven, Shostakovich,
Pizzetti, Liszt and Schumann.
Rabaglia plays a Guadagnini
violin made in 1744 and
Bronzi’s cello was made in
London in 1775.
Beethoven: Introduzione e Variazioni “Kakadù” Op.121a
Alkan: Trio in G minor Op.30
Saint-Saens: Trio n.2 in E minor Op.92
In association with Waterford New Music Week
Friday 1 April 2016
Chloë Hanslip (UK) – Violin & Danny Driver (UK) – piano
Mesmerising violinist Chloë
Hanslip embarks on her debut
Irish tour with a dynamic
programme of music. A former
child prodigy, the young British
musician has performed
with the world’s greatest
orchestras and conductors.
Her charismatic performances
and sensitive recordings have
garnered acclaim across the globe.
www.chloehanslip.com and www.dannydriver.com
Our Venue - City Hall
Arts Council of Ireland; Foras Eireann; Waterford Council
The Downey Family, H.D. Keane & Co; Kneisel Jewellers; Nolan Farrell & Goff;
M.M. Halley & Sons; Anonymous
Waterford-Music Committee:
James F. Walsh
(Chairman: tel. 051 874912)
Vincent Byrne
(Hon. Secretary: tel. 051 855042)
Patrick Grogan
(Hon. Treasurer: tel. 051 878035)
Marion Ingoldsbury (Artistic Advisor), Elizabeth Twohig (Printing and Design), Cathy
Desmond (PR), Jurgen Bauer, Niall Durney, Richard McCarthy, Miriam McDermott,
Patrick O’Neill, Eamonn Phelan, Evelyne O’Riordain (ex officio)
Tickets at the door (includes interval soft drink)
Adult €15 | Student/Child €5
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74th Season - Bringing Irish and International
Chamber Music Concerts to Waterford
since 1942
Concerts at 8pm
Georgian Large Room, City Hall,
The Mall, Waterford
Includes pieces by:
Beethoven, Prokofiev and Strauss
Email: [email protected]
Presented by Music Network
Thursday 17 September 2015 - our 586th concert
Thursday 15 October 2015
Thursday 28 January 2016
Elizabeth Cooney - violin & Finghin Collins – piano
Quatour Zaïde (France)
Róisín O’Grady - soprano & Malcolm Proud - piano/harpsichord
Elizabeth is a graduate of the
Cork School of Music and the
RCM London, while Finghin
studied at the RIAM and the
Geneva Conservatoire. Both
artists have performed widely
as chamber musicians and
as soloists with a range of
Orchestras and at Festivals
worldwide. This programme has
been presented at some venues
during July 2015 to great acclaim, the Szymanowski being hailed as a revelation.
www.elizabethcooney.info and www.finghincollins.com
One of Europe’s finest
prizewinning young string
quartets, noted for a rare blend
of fiery technical brilliance,
delicate ensemble interaction
and bold musical imagination.
The quartet has performed
in venues such as Wigmore
Hall, Berlin Philharmonie, the
Concertgebouw in Amsterdam
etc. and the Performing Arts
Centre in Beijing.
An Evening of Song, with Waterford and
Kilkenny-based musicians.Róisín O’Grady
is a graduate of University College,
Cork and specializes in early music.
She has performed with a wide range
of ensembles throughout Ireland and in
the UK. Malcolm Proud is a graduate of
TCD, and won the Edinburgh International
Harpsichord Competition in 1982. He has made recordings, performed with
ensembles and given harpsichord and organ recitals throughout Ireland, UK, Europe,
North America and Japan. www.roisinogrady.com and www.malcolmproud.ie
Schubert: Sonata for Violin and Piano in A major, “Grand Duo”
Szymanowski: Mythes for Violin and Piano, Op.30
Elgar: Sonata for Violin and Piano in E minor, Op.82
Szymanowski: Notturno and Tarantella, Op.28
Shostakovich: String Quartet No. 7 in F sharp minor, Op. 108
Mozart: String Quartet in G major, K 387
Martin: Celebration Quartet
Bartók: String Quartet No. 5 in B flat major, Sz 102
Robert Johnson songs including ‘Where the bee sucks’, ‘Full fathom five’, ‘Woods,
rocks and mountains, ‘Hark, hark the lark’ and ‘Have you seen the bright lily grow’.
Henry Purcell songs including ‘Gentle shepherds’, ‘From silent shades’, ‘Oh,
fair Cedaria’ and ‘Sweeter than Roses’. Schubert songs including ‘So lasst mich
scheinen’, ‘Suleika 1’, ‘Auf dem Wasser zu singen’, ‘Heimliches Lieben’ and
‘Delphine’s song’. A selection of Beethoven’s Irish songs.
Funded by an Arts Council Touring grant and supported by RTÉ Lyric fm
W. F. Watt Memorial Concert
Presented by Music Network in association with Imagine Arts Festival
Elizabeth Downey Memorial Concert, supported by the Downey family
Thursday 24 September 2015
Thursday 12 November 2015
Thursday 11 February 2016
Philippe Cassard (France) – piano
Florian Kitt (Austria) - cello & Harald Ossberger (Austria) - piano
Ergodos Musicians
Winner of the 1988 AXA
Dublin International Piano
Competition, M. Cassard has
established a distinguished
international reputation as
a concerto soloist, recitalist
and chamber musician. His
discography of over thirty titles
includes work by Schubert,
Debussy, Brahms, Schumann
and others.
This distinguished Austrian
duo will present a journey
through different forms of
impressionism caused by
nationality: Hungary, Japan and
France, followed by Janáček
of Moravia and ending with a
suite based on five movements
from Stravinsky’s neo-classicist
ballet music, Pulcinella.
Michelle O’ Rourke, voice
Kate Ellis, cello
Mozart: Variations K.573 “Duport”
Beethoven: Variations Op.34 in F major
Mendelssohn: Variations “Sérieuses” Op.54
Schubert: Sonata D.959 in A major
Kodály: Sonata Op.4 (1910)
Takemitsu: “Orion” (1984 for F. Kitt)
Debussy: Sonata (1915)
Janáček: Pohádka (Fairy Tale) (1910/1924)
Stravinsky: Suite Italienne (1932)
Supported by The Austrian Embassy
Seán Mac Erlaine, clarinet/saxophone
Benedict Schlepper-Connolly, guitar
Ergodos Musicians celebrate
the song in this intimate
concert. Four of Ireland’s
most exciting and innovative
performers draw material
from the songs they love
to re-imagine music from
across the genres. From
Vivaldi arias to 13th-century
hymns, expect dramatic and
bewitching interpretations and
arrangements. www.ergodos.ie
Will include arrangements of songs by Dowland, Thompson, Handel, Dennehy,
Vivaldi, Earle, Perotin, The xx, and more.
Presented by Music Network