Irish Songmakers: John F. Larchet Remembered

Irish Songmakers: John F. Larchet Remembered

Friday, 19 January 2018, 1.05pm

John F. Larchet Remembered: The Complete Songs

Raphaela Mangan, mezzo-soprano
Gavan Ring, baritone
Niall Kinsella, piano

Friday 19 January 2018, 1:05pm
National Concert Hall, Dublin, John Field Room
Tickets €16 (Concessions €14)
(01) 417 0000

This recital celebrates the songs of Irish composer John F. Larchet (1884-1967), who was an influential figure in Irish music in the 20th Century. The complete songs were performed together for the first time recently in a project spearheaded by Irish Songmakers, and include such gems ‘A Stoirin Bán’, ‘An Ardglass Boat Song’, and ‘Padraic the Fiddilier’, performed by leading Irish singers Raphaela Mangan and Gavan Ring, accompanied by Niall Kinsella. Dr. Larchet was a teacher at RIAM and UCD for many decades and taught a generation of Irish composers.

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Published on 25 September 2017

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