Friends of UCH - Trip to Killaloe Music Festival

Friends of UCH - Trip to Killaloe Music Festival

Friday, 31 May 2019, 5.00pm


Friends of UCH Event - All Welcome!

Join us for a Friends’ trip to the prestigious Killaloe Chamber Festival in the stunning surrounds of St. Flannan’s Cathedral. We will travel by coach and enjoy a delicious pre-concert meal in Tuscany Bistro, so all you have to do is relax and enjoy the music!


The adventures of Don Quixote in music and song with readings by Barry Mc Govern. A new composition by Irish composer Sam Perkin and the Piano Quintet by Elgar. Telemann and Ravel were among the composers inspired by the Cervantes classic novel. Sam Perkin’s Festival commission is a Duet for violin and Baroque violin and after the interval Elgar’s piano quintet.

George Philipp Telemann

Don Quixote Suite for Strings and Continuo in G Major

Peter Whelan (harpsichord);
Claire Duff, Anita Vedres (violins);
Marja Gaynor (viola);
Aoife Nic Athlaloich (cello);
Sarah Halpin (double bass); Alex Mc Cartney (theorbo)


Reading ofCervantes’ “Don Quixote” – Barry McGovern


Maurice Ravel – “Don Quichotte a Dulcinée” for voice and piano.

Maurice Ravel’s song cycle based on the story of Don Quixote sung by Rory Dunne, bass-baritone. Michael McHale, piano.


Sam Perkin Festival commission duet for violin and Baroque violin

Diane Daly (violin);
Claire Duff (Baroque violin)


Edward Elgar – Piano Quintet op.84

Navarra Quartet
Michael McHale (piano) – 100th anniversary of its first performance

Contact Mairead for enquiries / to book your place 061 213306 (Tuesday-Thursday) / email [email protected]

Pick-up / Drop-off at University Concert Hall


Published on 9 April 2019

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