facebook.com/Festival of Music at St. Barrahane's Church
tel. +353 (0)28 33752 / +353 (0)86 226 4797 Jacqueline Weij
St. Barrahane's Church Castletownshend,
(8 km from Skibbereen)
Co. Cork, P81 AH51
MONDAY 23 APRIL,
Christ Church, Glandore
Tickets €20 from Thornhill Electrical, Skibbereen, at the door, or call 086 226 4797
ELIZABETH COONEY - VIOLIN, GERALD PEREGRINE - CELLO
Sebastian Lee - Duet no.3, Op.125
Ravel - Duo for violin and cello.
Beethoven- Duo in C major
Piazzolla - Café 1930.
Breval - Duet no. 3 in D major.
Martinu - Duo H137
Benedict Shlepper-Connolly - "A New Sea"
Handel/Halvorsen - Passacaglia
Join two of Ireland’s finest string players for an exciting evening of virtuosity! Come and hear dazzling works by composers such as Ravel, Handel, Martinu, Vivaldi and Piazzolla, among others. This is a rare opportunity to hear these dazzling works performed live.
"Mesmerising playing" BBC music magazine
Elizabeth Cooney is an Irish violinist, performing internationally and based in London. She performs as soloist, chamber musician and in orchestras, invited to guest lead the WNO orchestra, RTE Concert Orchestra, ECO and Aurora as well as touring throughout the world. As soloist, Elizabeth has recorded for BBC Radio 3, and toured with the RTE National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland; with the Liszt Chamber Orchestra of Hungary; Slovenian Philharmonic (at Victoria Hall in Geneva as laureate of the Sion-Valais International Competition for Violin, Switzerland). She has performed at the Wigmore Hall, the Royal Festival Hall, Weill Hall at Carnegie in NYC.
Gerald Peregrine plays the cello as if born to it" – (The Irish Times).
Gerald Peregrine is an established soloist, chamber and orchestral musician, who regularly performs in Ireland, Europe, the Americas and Asia. He has a diverse range of musical interests, and has gained much critical acclaim as a soloist and chamber musician. Gerald is a member of Ensemble Avalon and Trio Festivale, and and co-leader of the Wexford Festival opera orchestra since 2006. He has performed as a soloist and chamber musician in prestigious venues such as Carnegie Hall, Great hall Beijing, Cadogan Hall ( BBC proms), Tchaikovsky Hall. He has recorded for RTE Lyric FM label and was featured soloist on the soundtrack for John Boorman’s latest film, Queen and Country. He has featured reqularly on Irish radio and TV over the years, and has broadcast several chamber music recitals for BBC and RTE. His work has also been broadcast on Sky TV and BBC 1.