WHAT'S ON

2022

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IRISH BAROQUE ORCHESTRA ON FULL SCORE WITH LIZ NOLAN

Soloists: Claire Duff & Kinga Ujszaszi (violin), Miriam Kaczor (flute) & Malcolm Proud (harpsichord)

Recorded at the National Concert Hall earlier this year, this is another chance to hear the IBO 's extraordinary performance of a largely unrehearsed programme, prepared 45 minutes before the concert due to circumstances beyond anyone's control! Includes Bach's Concerto for two violins in D minor, and Concerto for violin, flute and harpsichord alongside Geminiani's popular 'La Follia' Concerto Grosso Op.5 No.12.

SEPTEMBER 5th, 1pm-4pm, on RTÉ Lyric FM

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'DUBLIN CONNECTIONS'

Tom Foster, Director | Katie Bray, Mezzo-Soprano

The IBO opens this year's Varaždin Baroque Evenings festival in Croatia, which this year takes Ireland as its theme.

Handel Concerto Grosso 'Alexander's Feast', Pasquali 'Overture in the Gran Festino', Giordani 'Caro Mio Ben', Vivaldi 'Dopo un Orrida' from Griselda, Gluck 'Che Faro Senza Euridice', Giordani 'Queen Mary's Lamentation', Vanhal Symphony in C major "Sinfonia Comista", Arne 'Water Parted from the Sea', Gluck 'Dance of the Furies' from Orfeo, Handel 'Ombra Mai Fu' from Xerxes, van Maldere Sinfonia in C major. 

SEPTEMBER 23rd, 8pm, Varaždin Cathedral, Croatia

Supported by Culture Ireland & the Varaždin Concert Agency

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BACH 'MASS IN B MINOR'

Peter Whelan, Director | Sestina

Recorded at Christ Church Cathedral Dublin earlier this year, this broadcast offers audiences another chance to hear Bach's masterpiece in full, considered by many to be the summit of the European classical music tradition.

SEPTEMBER 24th, from 7pm, on RTÉ Lyric FM

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'DUBLIN GAIETIES' - IRISH YOUTH BAROQUE ORCHESTRA

Claire Duff, Director | Mary Collins & Steve Player, Dancers

The IYBO travels to the Varaždin Baroque Evenings festival in Croatia, which this year takes Ireland as its theme.

Works by Lully, Handel and Geminiani transport the audience to court life in 18th century Dublin, with Baroque dancers accompanied by the lively forces of the Irish Youth Baroque Orchestra.

SEPTEMBER 30th, 8pm, Great Concert Hall, Croatian National Theatre, Croatia

Supported by Culture Ireland & the Varaždin Concert Agency

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ARDEE BAROQUE FESTIVAL 2022

Rachel Podger, Director

 

The IBO joins forces with Rachel Podger for the second time in 2022 to present a programme including Hasse Fuga & Grave, WF Bach Sinfonia in F and Suite in G minor. 

NOVEMBER 26th, 7.30pm, St Mary's Church, Ardee

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'MESSIAH'

Chamber Choir Ireland | Peter Whelan, Director

Themes of comfort, hope and joy run through this epic work; one of Handel's most popular which famously received its première in Dublin in 1742. For these performances the IBO partners with Chamber Choir Ireland to tell this wonderful story, under the direction of Peter Whelan.

DECEMBER 15th, 7.45pm, St Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin

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DECEMBER 16th, 7.30pm, National Opera House, Wexford 

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DECEMBER 17th, 7.30pm, St Peter's CofI, Drogheda

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DECEMBER 18th, 4pm, The Concert Hall, Thomastown.

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