The Irish Guitar Quartet
Curtis Auditorium, CIT Cork School of Music, Cork.
THE IRISH GUITAR QUARTET – Thursday 16 May 2019, 7.30pm
The Irish Guitar Quartet will perform in the Curtis Auditorium of the CIT Cork School of Music on Thursday 16 May at 7.30pm.
‘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 CITCSM on Thursday May 16th 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 11 May 2019