8 pm Church of the Immaculate Conception, Knightstown

Music for 32 Strings

This concert for the 32 strings of a String Octet will bring the 2019 Festival to a stupendous close. The programme will show off the versatility of this group and include arrangements of Irish airs, including Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin’s Óiche Nollaig and will finish with Mendelssohn’s exhilirating Octet which he completed at the age of 16.

Darragh Morgan, Keith Pascoe, Alexander Casson, Emma Curtis (violins) Rosalind Ventris (tbc) (violas) Tim Gill, Yseult Cooper Stockdale (cellos)