Irish Chamber Orchestra presents: Henning Kraggerud's String Arrangement of Bach's Goldberg Variations

Irish Chamber Orchestra presents: Henning Kraggerud's String Arrangement of Bach's Goldberg Variations

Thursday, 7 March 2024, 7.30pm

The Irish Chamber Orchestra is set to perform J.S. Bach’s Goldberg Variations, arranged for strings by Norwegian violinist Henning Kraggerud and Bernt Simen Lund. The series of performances will take place across Ireland, offering audiences in Limerick, Bantry, and Dublin an opportunity to experience Bach’s renowned composition in a new light.

Henning Kraggerud, acclaimed for his innovative interpretations and arrangements, will lead the orchestra through the Goldberg Variations, a work celebrated for its intricate beauty and complexity. The arrangement promises a fresh perspective on Bach’s masterpiece, adapted for string ensemble.

The concert series will commence at the University Concert Hall in Limerick on Thursday, 7 March at 7:30 pm, with ticket prices ranging from €5 to €30. The following performance will be held at St. Brendan’s Church in Bantry on Friday, 8 March, also at 7:30 pm. The final concert is scheduled for Saturday, 9 March at the Whyte Recital Hall, Royal Irish Academy of Music (RIAM) in Dublin.

Kraggerud will provide insights into his arrangement of the Goldberg Variations in a pre-concert talk.

Limerick
Date: Thursday, 7 March
Time: 7:30 pm
Venue: University Concert Hall, Limerick
Ticket Prices: €30, €25, €10, €5
Tickets: https://uch.ticketsolve.com/ticketbooth/shows/1173652342/events/428643549

Bantry
Date: Friday, 8 March
Time: 7:30 pm
Venue: St. Brendan’s Church, Bantry
Ticket Prices: €30, €25, €10, €5
Tickets: https://irishchamberorchestra.ticketsolve.com/ticketbooth/shows/873642058

Dublin
Date: Saturday, 9 March
Time: 7:30 pm
Venue: Whyte Recital Hall, Royal Irish Academy of Music (RIAM), Dublin
Ticket Prices: €30, €25, €10, €5
Tickets: https://www.irishchamberorchestra.com/event/the-goldberg-variations/

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Published by Journal of Music on 12 February 2024

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