NCH Chamber Music Series, directed by Claire Duff

NCH Chamber Music Series, directed by Claire Duff

Programme Notes

Prodigies and Premieres

NCH Chamber Series 2017 at Kevin Barry Recital Room, NCH.
Presented in association with National Concert Hall/An Ceoláras Náisiúnta.

As part of the NCH Chamber Music Series 2017/2018, Irish Baroque Orchestra presents three programmes celebrating a wide array of musical styles, forms and genres. Our first concert, also touring to Cork, sees Claire Duff (director) and Sharon Carty (mezzo-soprano) tackle virtuosic Aria di Baule / suitcase arias from 17th century Italy. Concert II explores newly discovered Italian repertoire never performed in Ireland and Concert III contrasts old and new with works by Geminiani, Corelli and Sonata for Baroque Violin by Sean Doherty (b. 1987).                                                                                    

€20/€55 (Series package for all three concerts) Tickets available from NCH Box Office, www.nch.ie or by phone 01 4170000.

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Concert I: Kevin Barry Recital Room, Wednesday, October 11 7:30 pm
Irish Baroque Orchestra, feat. Sharon Carty (mezzo-soprano)
Directed by Claire Duff
Suitcase arias by Boschi, Vivaldi and Castrucci

 

Concert II: Kevin Barry Recital Room, Wednesday, October 18 7:30 pm
Irish Baroque Orchestra, directed by Claire Duff
Featuring 17th-century Italian music by  Castello, Buonamente and a newly discovered work by Pandolfi

 

Concert III: Kevin Barry Recital Room, Wednesday, October 25 7:30 pm
Irish Baroque Orchestra (trio)
Claire Duff (violin), Sarah MacMahon (cello) & Malcolm Proud (harpsichord)
Featuring music by Geminiani, Corelli and Sonata for violin by Sean Doherty (b.1987)

 

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Claire DuffDirector
Sharon CartyMezzo Soprano