Carl Henning Fredriksson cello & Donal McHugh piano

Carl Henning Fredriksson cello & Donal McHugh piano

Sunday, 14 April 2024, 4.00pm

Sunday 14th April 2024
4 pm Thomastown Concert Hall, Thomastown, Co. Kilkenny
Carl Henning Fredriksson - cello
Donal McHugh - piano

Franz Liszt (1811-1886) - Le Lugubre Gondola
Frédéric Chopin (1810-1849) - Cello Sonata in G minor, Op. 65
Edvard Grieg (1843-1907) - Cello Sonata Op. 36

Carl Henning Fredriksson is from Gotland, Sweden. His studies took place in the University of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna, the Carl Nielsen Academy of Music, in Odense (Denmark), as well as Academy of Music in Malmö (Sweden). Carl Henning has been a soloist with the Joseph Haydn Symphony Orchestra, Vienna and Gotland Sinfonietta as well as performing regularly with orchestras including the Malmö Symphony Orchestra, Helsingborgs Symphony Orchestra, the Chamber Orchestra of Dalecarlia, Musica Vitae, Sønderjyllands Symphony Orchestra, Webern Symphony Orchestra, Wermland Opera Orchestra and Malmö Opera Orchestra.
Pianist Donal McHugh, from Co. Clare, graduated from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland in 2014 (BMus Hons in performance) with tutors Norman Beedie and Graeme McNaught. He then spent four years freelancing as a musician in Glasgow – performing, teaching and accompanying. As well as regular classical recitals (both solo and chamber music) he also gained a reputation playing with the many jazz big bands in the city. Donal has taken part in seminars on Grieg’s music a number of times in Bergen, Norway (most recently Autumn 2017). In 2020 he completed an MA in Music (piano performance) at the CIT Cork School of Music with tutors Michael McHale and Michael Joyce.

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Published by Music in Kilkenny on 6 February 2024

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