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Sligo International Chamber Music Festival

The Sligo Hills are alive with the sound of Chamber Music this May Bank Holiday Weekend!

Come and join us this weekend for sublime performances in Drumcliffe Church and the Model Sligo.

This is the inaugural year of the Festival, which grew out of Music in Drumcliffe, and the diverse programme will feature performances from the Vogler Quartet, the vocal ensemble Amarcord, RTÉ Contempo Quartet, Crash Quartet, Mesefe Quartet, Aoife Ní Bhriain, and double bassist and composer Caiman Gilmore of the Sun Collective.

RTE Contempo Quartet will perform the Irish premiere of Gerald Barry’s String Quartet No. 1.

In a special concert for young people, members of Crash Ensemble will perform work by Terry Riley and more with Caiman Gilmore.

Amarcord perform a range of music in two concerts, from Renaissance works to Tom Waits.

Vogler Quartet perform with Amarcord and also present works by Stravinsky, Smetana, Bach and Beethoven.

RTE Contempo and the Vogler Quarted will conclude the festival with an Octet by Reinhold Glière.

Sligo International Chamber Music festival takes place this May bank holiday weekend, Friday 29th April – Monday 2nd May 2016, at Drumcliffe Church and The Model Sligo. Tickets are now on sale and can be purchased online or by calling Hawk’s Well Theatre Box Office on +353 71 916 1518.


Media Contact

Caroline Wynne, Artscope Ltd

+353 087 2368 160


Notes to editor

Sligo International Chamber Music Festival is produced by Sligo County Council Arts Office and Music Generation Sligo. Funded by Sligo County Council, the Arts Council of Ireland and Music Generation Sligo and managed by Artscope.



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