Drogheda Classical Music Concert Series 2022/23
The 2022/23 Drogheda Classical Music concert series has been announced and takes place from 30 September until next April.
Features artists include Chamber Choir Ireland, Philippe Cassard, Liverpool String Quartet, Irish Baroque Orchestra, Tara Erraught, Leon McCawley, Mia Cooper, Brian O’Kane, Daniel Lebhardt, and the Irish Chamber Orchestra with Kristian Bezuidenhout.
For full details and booking, see below, or visit http://droghedaclassicalmusic.com/concerts.
Chamber Choir Ireland
FRIDAY 30TH SEPTEMBER 2022
Led by Paul Hillier, Chamber Choir Ireland performs the sublime large-scale work of Tchaikovsky’s breath-taking Liturgy of St John Chrysostum — so rarely heard in its entirety.
Philippe Cassard, piano
FRIDAY 21ST OCTOBER 2022
Winner of the inaugural Dublin International Piano Competition in 1988, French pianist Philippe Cassard returns to Ireland for his 60th birthday with a programme of popular and well-known works for solo piano.
Liverpool String Quartet
FRIDAY 4TH NOVEMBER 2022
As part of a National String Quartet Foundation tour, this is the Liverpool String Quartet’s first visit to Drogheda with works by Irish composer Deirdre Gribbin and Zemlinsky.
Irish Baroque Orchestra & Chamber Choir Ireland
SATURDAY 17TH DECEMBER 2022
Themes of comfort, hope and joy run through Handel’s epic Messiah. One of his most popular works which famously received its premiere in Dublin in 1742.
Celebrating the Voice with Tara Erraught and special guests
26–29 JANUARY 2023
Irish mezzo-soprano Tara Erraught returns to Drogheda to lead a weekend of vocal training with lectures, workshops, masterclasses and concerts.
Leon McCawley, piano / Mia Cooper, violin / Brian O’Kane, cello
FRIDAY 10TH FEBRUARY 2023
Clara Schumann’s Piano Trio will be brought to life with a trio of incredible musicians, who come together for this one-off concert in Drogheda.
Daniel Lebhardt piano
FRIDAY 24TH MARCH 2023
Pianist Daniel Lebhardt has developed a broad career as a soloist and chamber musician. For his debut recital in Drogheda, he performs Titans of the solo piano repertoire.
Irish Chamber Orchestra with Kristian Bezuidenhout piano
FRIDAY 21ST APRIL 2023
The Irish Chamber Orchestra returns to Drogheda with one of today’s most notable and exciting keyboard artists, Kristian Bezuidenhout, with a programme of contrasting Mozart Piano Concertos – an evening of dazzling music-making.