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Season listing 2014-2015:

[COMPLETED]  25-27 Sept 14:  Oh Bohemia (IBO/Monica Huggett)
The IBO celebrates the creativity of composers from Bohemia who made early trailblazing contributions to the Age of Enlightenment.
 
CONCERTS:
 - Thurs 25 Sept, 7.30pm: Newman University Church Dublin (tkts 20/16 / 10 / 5eu available at the door)

 - Fri 26 Sept, 8pm: St Peter's Church, Bandon, Co Cork (tkts 15eu) - Part of the Engage Arts Festival.  Book online at www.engageartsfestival.com or Tel 0871205022

 - Sat 27 Sept, 7.30pm: Calry Church, Sligo (tkts 18/16eu, children free) - Part of the 19th Sligo Festival of Baroque Music.  Book online at www.hawkswell.com or Tel 071-9161518

 

 

 

Programme:
Josef Mysliveček: Symphony No. 27 in A
major, F 27 
Franz Benda: Sinfonia for strings in D major
Josef Mysliveček: Violin Concerto in D
major, F158
Jan Dismas Zelenka:	Capriccio in G
major, ZWV 183 
Johann Baptist Vanhal: Sinfonia in C major  
 
 
[COMPLETED] 14-16 Nov: Ardee Baroque Festival  (IBO / Alfredo Bernardini)
IBO makes a joyous return to the Ardee Baroque Festival with guest director Alfredo Bernardini (oboe) at the helm for two very festive concert programmes.
CONCERTS:
 - Fri 14 Nov, 8pm at St Mary's Abbey, Ardee (tkts 18eu)
 - Sun 16 Nov, 7pm at St Mary's Abbey, Ardee (tkts 18eu)
 
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Programme 1:  Festa a Venezia (A Party in Venice) 

Antonio Vivaldi: Sinfonia from "La Sena Festeggiante" RV 693
Alessandro Marcello: Concerto in d minor
Antonio Vivaldi: Concerto RV 548 in B flat major
Francesco Maria Veracini: Fuga o Capriccio con quattro soggetti
Tomaso Albinoni: Concerto op.7 n.9 in F major
(interval)
Giovanni Benedetto Platti: Concerto in G minor 
Evaristo Felice Dall'Abaco: Concerto in B flat major op.2 n.9
Antonio Vivaldi: Concerto RV 449 op.8 n.12 in C major

Programme 2:  Les Gouts Reunis (Reunion)

"Les Caractères de la Dance, Fantaisie", Paris 1715
Arcangelo Corelli: Concerto Grosso op.6 nr.4 in D major, Rome 1712
Henry Purcell: Suite from "The Fairy Queen" Z.629, London, 1692
(interval)
Jan Dismas Zelenka: Hypochondria à 7 concertanti, Prague 
Carlos Seixas: Harpsichord Concerto in A major, Lisbon ca.1740
Johann Sebastian Bach: Ouverture nr.1 BWV 1066 in C major, 
Weimar ca. 1718
[COMPLETED] 5-7 Dec 2014: Handel's Messiah (IBO/Eamonn Dougan)
Handel's masterpiece is brought to life only metres from its origins in Dublin.
CONCERTS:
 - Fri 5 Dec, 7.30pm: Christ Church Cathedral Dublin (tkts 30/25eu).  Online sales closed, a small number of tickets will be available at the door from 7pm.
 - Sat 6 Dec, 7.30pm: Cathedral of the Most Holy Trinity, Waterford (tkts 25/18eu). Book online at www.garterlane.ie or Tel 051-855038
 - Sun 7 Dec, 6.30pm: St Nicholas Collegiate Church, Galway (tkts 25/20eu).  Book at www.musicforgalway.ie or Tel 091-705962

 

Sinead O'Kelly (soprano),
Anne-Marie Gibbons (mezzo),
Eamonn Mulhall (tenor),
Owen Gilhooly (baritone)
with Resurgam choir. 

 

 

[COMPLETED] 29 Jan - 1 Feb 2015:  Masterworks - Essential Bach (IBO / Monica Huggett)
The IBO explores the extended Bach family in this very enjoyable Dublin concert series.  This year we offer a Sunday afternoon concert, particularly popular with children and grandparents...!
 
CONCERTS:
Thurs 29 Jan at 7.30pm
JS Bach:  Orchestral Suite No 1 in C, BWV 1066
WF Bach: Duet for 2 violas in G major, Falck 61 
CPE Bach: Flute concerto in D minor, WQ22
 
Sat 31 Jan at 7.30pm 
CPE Bach:  Quartet for flute viola harpsichord cello in G major, WQ95/H.539
CPE Bach:  Sinfonia for Strings no. 6 in E major, WQ182/6
WF Bach: Concerto for harpsichord in E minor
 
Sun 1 Feb at 3pm
JC Bach: Concertante for flute oboe and bassoon in E flat major, WC37   
JS Bach:  Brandenburg Concerto No 6, BWV 1051 
JC Bach: Symphony in G minor, opus 6 no. 6 WC 12
 

 

 

 

Ticket prices are 20 /16 / 10 / 5eu.

All performances take place at the

Newman University Church, St Stephens Green, Dublin.

All concerts are 1 hour in duration (no interval). 

 

5-7 March 2015: As Winter Ends  (IBO Chamber Soloists / Monica Huggett)
A great way to herald Spring's arrival with Italian seventeenth century charm!
 
CONCERTS:
 - Thurs 5 March, 8pm: Curtis Auditorium, Cork (tkts 22/16/12eu).  Book at www.corkorchestralsociety.ie
 
- Fri 6 March, 7.30pm: Newman University Church Dublin  (tkts 20/16eu available at the door at 7pm or from www.nch.ie)
 
 - Sat 7 March, 8pm: Castalia Hall, Ballytobin, Callan, Co Kilkenny (tkts 15/10eu). Book online at www.musicinkilkenny.com or Tel 0861777017

 

 

Programme:

Georg Muffat:Armonico tributo No. 1 in D
Johann Rosenmuller: Sonata decima for 5 part strings
Giovanni Legrenzi: La Fugazza Book 3, Opus 8, 
Francesco Antonio Bonporti: Violin Concerto, Op. 11 No. 5 in F
Georg Muffat: Armonico tributo no 2 in G minor
Matthias Weckmann: Sonata no 9 from the collection "Sonate a 3 e 4 istromenti" 
Carlo Farina: Capriccio stravagante
Georg Muffat: Armonico tributo no 5 in G major

 

 

COMING UP IN APRIL:  MUSICTOWN FESTIVAL DUBLIN!   OPERA THEATRE COMPANY PRESENTS HANDEL'S ORATORIO, "Il Trionfo del Tempo e del Disinganno" with director John Butt, the Irish Baroque Orchestra and a host of fabulous soloists:  Alison Browner, Kim Sheehan, Sharon Carty & Simon Bode

CONCERT DATE: Friday 10 April 2015, Christ Church Cathedral at 8pm (Tickets 23eu / 20eu concession).  BOOK NOW on www.nch.ie  |  MORE INFO

 

 

 

NOTES ON TICKETING:

-Tickets for all Dublin performances (and some other national dates) can be purchased from this web site, by clicking on the concert date above, or by calling the IBO office: 01-5545 220.
-All seats are unreserved, however we are happy to offer reserved seating (towards the front of the venue) for members of our Friends scheme.
-Our concession rate is for retired persons and our student price (where available) is only for students (please bring your student card to show at the door).
-Our online booking system accepts payment by regular credit cards (Visa or Mastercard) and Paypal accounts. All payments are processed by Paypal. 
-For selected performances, it is also possible to purchase your tickets from the National Concert Hall Dublin:  www.nch.ie or 01-417 0000 (no booking fees)