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A magical night of classical music

The distinguished violin and piano duo of Catherine Leonard and Hugh Tinney will tour to Roscommon Arts Centre today, Friday October 15 at 8pm. This duo has a special affinity with Beethoven’s music and will perform two of his sonatas for violin and piano (No.3 and No.10). They will also play James Wilson’s Sonata No.5 written for the duo in 2001 together with Debussy’s sonata which Leonard describes as being “full of fantastical elements and jazzy rhythms”.

Experience Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture in Leisureland

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GLAMOROUS SCOTTISH classical violinist Nicola Benedetti and the acclaimed Irish soprano Mairéad Buicke, will join the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra in Leisureland, Salthill, on Tuesday March 23 at 8pm.

Duiske concerts commence in November

Since 1991 Duiske Abbey in Graiguenamanagh, County Kilkenny has hosted a series of concerts in the 13th century abbey, featuring a wide range of classical and Irish traditional musicians and singers.

Celebrate Haydn and Mendelssohn with Music For Galway

THIS YEAR marks the bicentenary of the death of one master and the birth of another – Haydn, one of the most important composers of the classical period and Mendelssohn, an early Romantic.

John O’Conor returns for family concert at Town Hall

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Renowned pianist John O'Conor is making a welcome return to Galway’s Town Hall Theatre on Friday March 6 as part of Adventures in Music's fifth anniversary celebrations. Known around the world as ‘a true poet of the piano’, John O'Conor is also the professor of piano for the Royal Irish Academy of Music. On this occasion he will be performing a family concert which not only promises to delight the most avid classical music fan but will also be an inspiration to the younger members of the audience.

Kilkenny family will be ‘raisin the rafters’ worldwide

Hailing from Three Castles, Kilkenny, The Rafter Family is one of Ireland’s newest and most exciting classical music groups. Performing for the first time as a family across the country, they will perform a varied repertoire from the Italian classics to Irish ballads.

 

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