The Irish Guitar Quartet
IRISH GUITAR QUARTET,
NCH, Dublin, FRIDAY APRIL 12 2019
Jerry Creedon, David Keating, Fiona Falvey, Aengus Kirakowski (guitars)
John Field Room, National Concert Hall, Dublin:
THE IRISH GUITAR QUARTET – Friday 12 April 2019, 1.05pm
The Irish Guitar Quartet will perform in the John Field Room of the National Concert Hall, Dublin on Friday 12 April at 1.05pm.
‘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 the NCH on Friday April 12th as they hunt for Opals in Australia, take shelter from a storm in a Cuban Landscape, and dance the Habanera in Spain - all conveyed through the magic of the guitar!
The Programme includes Opals by Phillip Houghton, Carmen Suite by Georges Bizet and Boccherini’s famous Fandango.
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. Siamsa Tire, Tralee and a Schools Recital Series for West Cork Music. Forthcoming concerts include; National Opera House, Wexford; National Concert Hall, Dublin and Cork Orchestral Society.
Published on 2 April 2019