Irish Songmakers: Songs of a Gypsy Life

Irish Songmakers: Songs of a Gypsy Life

Friday, 23 March 2018, 1.05pm

Songs of a Gypsy Life: Haydn, Brahms & Dvorak

Owen Gilhooly, tenor
Lynda O’Connor, violin
Gerald Peregrine, cello
Niall Kinsella, piano

Friday 23 March 2018, 1:05pm
National Concert Hall, Dublin, John Field Room
Tickets €16 (Concessions €14)
(01) 417 0000

Programme includes:

Brahms: Zigeunerlieder, Op.103
Haydn: “Gypsy” Piano Trio No. 39 in G major, Hob.XV/25
Dvořák: Gypsy Melodies (Cigánské melodie), Op. 55

Owen Gilhooly, one of Ireland’s finest tenors, performs a song-recital of music ‘alla Zingarese’, or inspired by the Gypsy life, with pianist Niall Kinsella. Repertoire includes Brahms’ Zigeunerlieder, Dvořák’s Gypsy Songs, and Don José’s aria from Bizet’s opera Carmen. Also joined by Irish virtuoso string players Lynda O’Connor (violin) and Gerald Peregrine (cello), piano trio will perform Haydn’s Gypsy-Trio and an arrangement of Verdi’s ‘zingarelle’ choruses from La Traviata. Be transported to the Hungary, Bohemia, Spain, Vienna and Paris of another era with this beautiful and spirited music.

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Published on 25 September 2017

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