The Irish Guitar Quartet

The Irish Guitar Quartet

Sunday, 24 March 2019, 3.00pm

The Irish Guitar Quartet will perform in Siamsa Tire, Tralee, Co. Kerry on Sunday March 24th 2019 at 3.00pm.
‘The guitar is a miniature orchestra in itself’ - Ludwig van Beethoven
‘Nothing is more beautiful than a guitar, except, possibly two’ - Frederic Chopin

Great minds think alike! If only Chopin had heard four guitars!

The Irish Guitar Quartet (IGQ) is one of Ireland’s most exciting music ensembles, performing a wide range of music from Baroque to Contemporary fusion. Utilising the wonderful versatility of the instrument to create textures and ambience, the IGQ have left nation-wide audiences spellbound.
Join the IGQ in Siamsa Tire on Sunday afternoon March 24th as they hunt for Opals in Australia, perform new music by Tralee composer Murrough Connolly, take shelter from a storm in a Cuban Landscape, and dance the Habanera in Spain - all conveyed through the magic of the guitar!

Recent Performances have included St. John’s Arts Arts Centre, Listowel; Fota House, Cork; RTE Lyric FM; National Concert Hall, Dublin; Boyle Arts Festival; Clifden Arts Week; Clonakilty International Guitar Festival; UCC; Guitar Festival of Ireland and a Schools Recital Series for West Cork Music. Forthcoming concerts include Siamsa Tire, Tralee; National Opera House, Wexford; National Concert Hall, Dublin and Cork Orchestral Society.

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IGQ York Lotus Eaters by Jerry Creedon

Published on 21 March 2019

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