Sligo International Chamber Music Festival 2021

Sligo International Chamber Music Festival 2021

Saturday, 1 May 2021, 2.00pm

Sligo International Chamber Music Festival takes place online this year with four concerts available between 1 and 3 May 2021.

The festival opens on 1 May at 2pm with a performance by the Vogler Quartet from the Delphi Theatre, Berlin, playing Dvořak and Beethoven. At 4pm, The Contemporary Hour, presented by Evonne Ferguson of the Contemporary Music Centre, will feature Fionnuala Moynihan (piano) performing a new work by Benedict Schlepper-Connolly, Malachy Robinson performing a new work for double bass by Deirdre Gribbin, and Dermot Dunne (accordion) performing a new work by Judith Ring.

At 6pm, there will be a concert by Fionnuala Moynihan (piano) performing Rhona Clarke and Tchaikovsky, followed by Vashti Hunter (cello) and Jonian Ilias Kadesha (violin) performing Kodály and Nikos Skalkottas.

The final concert, titled Gallery Pictures, will feature an arrangement by Dermot Dunne of Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition, for accordion, violin, saxophone and double bass, followed by Kodály’s Dances of Galanta.

Please note the show can be viewed for 48 hours from the time of the original show. This show can also be purchased for 48 hours from the original showing.

Tickets are €10.

For the full-programme, see below.

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Saturday 1st May 2pm
The Vogler Quartet from the Delphi Theatre, Berlin
Join the Vogler Quartet on this May bank holiday for a wonderful concert recorded live in the Delphi Theatre in Berlin. As well as bringing to you their signature high-quality performance style you will also have the opportunity to hear them talk about their hometown Berlin as they ramble around some iconic parts of Berlin and recount their connection to these well-known spots with some lively interaction.
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Saturday 1st May 4pm
The Contemporary Hour
presented by Evonne Ferguson, Director of the Contemporary Music Centre

Fionnuala Moynihan (piano)
New work for solo piano After by Benedict Schlepper-Connolly (2021)

Malachy Robinson (double bass)
New work for double bass Maps of Awakening by Deirdre Gribbin (2021)

Dermot Dunne (accordion)
New work for accordion Across the empty squares by Judith Ring (2021)

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Saturday 1st May 6pm
Fionnuala Moynihan (piano) in concert
followed by Vashti Hunter (cello)
& Jonian Ilias Kadesha (violin)

Piano Recital with Fionnuala Moynihan
Rhona Clarke: Tread Softly
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
From The Seasons Op. 37a
April (Snowdrop), May (Starlit night), June (Barcarolle)

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Jonian Ilias Kadesha (violin)
Vashti Hunter (cello)
Zoltán Kodály: Duo for Violin and Cello Op 7,
3rd movement
Nikos Skalkottas: Duo for Violin and Cello
III. Molto Vivace & IV. Allegro Vivo Bauern Tanz-Szenen

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Saturday 1st May 8pm
Gallery Pictures
Modest Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition for accordion, violin, saxophone and double bass
(arr Dermot Dunne)

Dermot Dunne (accordion)
Nick Roth (saxophone)
Mia Cooper (violin)
Malachy Robinson (double bass)

Originally composed for solo piano, the suite has been orchestrated and arranged for many diverse ensembles over the years and now for an unlikely combination of violin, saxophone, double bass and accordion! Accordionist Dermot Dunne has arranged this much-loved concert piece for the Sligo International Chamber Music Festival in such a way as to fully exploit the expressive quality of each instrument.

Zoltán Kodály: Dances of Galanta
Dermot Dunne (accordion)
Nick Roth (saxophone)
Mia Cooper (violin)
Malachy Robinson (double bass)

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Please note the show can be viewed for 48 hours from the time of the original show. This show can also be purchased for 48 hours from the original showing.

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