Colin Currie Quartet @ Great Music in Irish Houses 2019
The renowned Scottish percussionist, Colin Currie, is making a welcome return to the Festival – on this occasion in the newly formed Colin Currie Quartet – having already enjoyed sensational earlier appearances. These theatrical and highly-skilled musicians present a kaleidoscope of captivating scores by cutting-edge composers, including the Irish première of a new work by Kevin Volans. Athletically dazzling in performance, this special Festival presentation of exhilarating music by this charismatic Scot and his musicians is bound to attract a new generation of music lovers to Ireland’s longest-running chamber music festival.
Joseph Pereira: Mallet Quartet
Xenakis: Rebonds B
Kevin Volans: Four Marimbas (Irish première)
Steve Reich: Drumming Part 1
The Great Music in Irish House Festival takes place from 11 to 16 June in various venues around Dublin and Wicklow.
This year, Ireland’s oldest chamber music festival features Richard Goode, the Pavel Haas Quartet, Marc Coppey and Finghin Collins, Ailish Tynan, the Van Kuijk Quartet, Chamber Choir Ireland conducted by Paul Hillier, the Colin Currie Quartet, and a special John O’Conor Celebration featuring the pianist and former and current students.
Venues include the Royal Irish Academy, Kilruddery House, National Botanic Gardens, Belvedere House, St Ann’s, Farmleigh House and Dublin Castle.
For full details, download the brochure below or visit https://bit.ly/2VdM3UL
Listen to a festival playlist below also.