Sundays@Noon Live: Laoise O'Brien - recorders 'For The Record'

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Sunday, 12 December 2021, 12.00pm

Welcome back to Sundays at Noon live concerts in the beautiful sculpture hall of the Hugh Lane Gallery.

'For The Record'

Laoise O’Brien has spent the past twenty-five years championing an instrument often unfairly perceived as an instrument of torture. The particular sonority of a mass of small plastic recorders has left an unfortunate legacy on an instrument once known as the ‘sweet flute’.

Join Laoise as she embarks on a journey to tell the story of the recorder and its development during the ages. Part historical account, part personal voyage, Laoise will introduce you to the various sizes and styles of recorder, the vast amount of repertoire spanning nine centuries, and the many different uses for which the instrument was employed; from dances on the village green, to music composed by kings.

Tickets available from the HLG website and eventbrite
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If attending please observe the following safety measures:
- Proof of vaccination /certificate (digital if possible) must be shown on entry
- Face coverings must be worn by audience members in the gallery
-Please queue outside the gallery, entry to the concert begins at 11.20
-If you have any cold or flu symptoms please do not attend this event
-Hugh Lane gallery reserve the right to refuse entry

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The Sundays @ Noon Concert Series is funded by Dublin City Council
and grant aided by The Arts Council/ An Chomhairle Ealaíon

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