Saturday, 20 August 2016

Family Concert at The Lighthouse

Venue Cromwell Point
Family Concert

This 45-minute performance, at the stunning location of The Lighthouse on Valentia, takes its inspiration from ‘Fairytales’ and the characters that they contain including Ravel’s Tom Thumb and Sleeping Beauty and other trips into the lands of Gaelic fairies!

Trad. Workshop and Concert

Venue The Ring Lyne, Chapeltown

Trad. Song Workshop with special guests Séamus Begley and Ryan Molloy. We are honoured to welcome Séamus Begley to Chamber Music on Valentia. This will be a unique opportunity to learn new songs and explore style and performance with master musicians.

Young Artist Profile

Venue RNLI Station, Knightstown

We are delighted to welcome Murrough Connolly to perform as this year’s Young Artist.  See below for biographical information.

‘My name is Murrough Connolly and I am nineteen. Guitar has always been a very important part of my life and I began to play at the age of eight. Throughout my early teenage years, I focused primarily on blues and jazz and I studied with Jimmy Canty in the Kerry School of Music. I collaborated with musicians my own age during secondary school and I really enjoyed the band experience. I was introduced to classical guitar when I was sixteen, during Transition Year. Under the expert guidance and teaching of Jerry Knipper, I soon grew to love classical guitar. I am currently an undergraduate at the Cork School of Music and I have completed the first year of my BMus course under the inspiring tuition of Jerry Creedon. I also teach guitar in my spare time.’

Everything we see…

Venue RNLI Station, Knightstown

This session presents the music of Rhona Clarke (featured composer_ in the light of her collaborative works with visual artist, Marie Hanlon. Four short installation videos will be presented based on objects and places both real and contrived, from the mysterious Burren of Co Clare to the world of Surrealism.

Evocative settings

Venue St. John the Baptist Church

Tonight’s concert brings together oboe and strings in two of the most popular works for oboe quartet. Sylvia O’Brien joins forces for evocative settings of Folk Songs by Britten as well as Mozart’s l’amero for voice, violin and piano. Rhona Clarke’s Gleann Dá Loch is inspired by that particular place. To conclude, Ernest J. Moeran’s Piano Trio which is a glorious and optimistic work of his from the 1920s, before he came to live in Ireland full time.

Mozart Oboe Quartet in F major K 370 (368b)
Britten Folk Songs (voice and piano)
Rhona Clarke Gleann Dá Loch (solo piano)
Britten Phantasy Quartet (oboe quartet)
Mozart l’amero (voice, violin and piano)
Moeran Piano Trio in D major

Janey Miller (oboe), Mary Dullea (piano), Darragh Morgan (violin), Sylvia O’Brien (soprano), Rose Redgrave (viola), Adi Tal (violoncello)