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Sligo International Chamber Music Festival

Sligo International Chamber Music Festival 2019

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Friday 3rd May

8.00pm

with the
Vogler Quartet, Grieg Trio, David Orlowsky, Michael McHale & Eugène Mursky

€30 @ Drumcliffe Church

Felix Mendelssohn: Piano Trio No 2 in C minor, Op 66

Grieg Trio

Francis Poulenc: Sonata for clarinet and piano

David Orlowsky (clarinet), Michael McHale (piano)

Franz Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody No 12

Eugène Mursky (piano)

Johannes Brahms: String Quartet Op 51 No 2 in A minor

Vogler Quartet

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Saturday 4th May

12.00 noon

Music, poetry and art to honour Seán McSweeney
with the
Vogler Quartet, Vashti Hunter, Bob Kelly & Gerard Smyth

€15 @ The Model    

Seán McSweeney


His Deep Gaze
Music, poetry and art to honour Seán McSweeney


Join the 20th SICMF as we pay tribute to Sligo artist and festival friend Seán McSweeney. This event will coincide with the inclusion of a number of Seán’s pieces in The Keeper exhibition, the Model’s biggest showcase of The Niland Collection to date. On view throughout 2019 and beyond. The programme will also include:

Ernest Bloch: Suite for solo cello No 1

Vashti Hunter (cello)

Alexander Glazunov: 3 Novelettes for String Quartet

Vogler Quartet

Dermot Healy Poetry

Bob Kelly (actor)

The Yellow River (A collaboration with Seán McSweeney)

Gerard Smyth (poet)

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3.00pm

with
Henrik Rabien, Vashti Hunter, Sharon Carty, Michael McHale, Stefan Fehlandt & Grieg Trio

€20 @ The Model

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Sonata for bassoon and cello in B flat, KV 292 196c

Henrik Rabien (bassoon) Vashti Hunter (cello)

Johannes Brahms: Zwei Gesänge Op 91

Sharon Carty (mezzo-soprano) Michael McHale (piano) Stefan Fehlandt (viola)

Ludwig Van Beethoven: Piano Trio in G, Op 1 No 2

Grieg Trio

Ludwig Van Beethoven: 25 Irish Songs WoO 152
Avenging and bright
How dear to me the hour

Sharon Carty (mezzo-soprano) Grieg Trio

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8.00pm

with
Dermot Dunne, Vashti Hunter, Tim Vogler, Frank Reinecke, Sharon Carty, Stefan Fehlandt, Bruno Schneider, Michael McHale, Eugène Mursky & Grieg Trio

€30 @ Drumcliffe Church

Anton Dvořák: 5 Bagatelles Op 46

Dermot Dunne (accordion) Vashti Hunter (cello) Tim Vogler (violin) Frank Reinecke (violin)

Arvo Pärt: Es sang vor langen Jahren

Sharon Carty (mezzo-soprano) Tim Vogler (violin) Stefan Fehlandt (viola)

Hector Berlioz: Le Jeune Pâtre Breton for voice, horn and piano, H65

Sharon Carthy (mezzo-soprano) Bruno Schneider (French horn) Michael McHale (piano)

Frederic Chopin: Andante Spianato and Grande Polonaise Brillante in E flat, Op 22

Eugène Mursky (piano)

Johannes Brahms: Horn Trio in E flat, Op 40

Bruno Schneider (French horn) Grieg Trio (violin and piano)

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Sunday 5th May

2.00pm

Festival Commission Workshop
with Nick Roth on his Second Quintet for Accordion and String Quartet

€5 @ The Model  

This workshop explores the inspiration, the voyages and the imagining that go into the creation of new music. Nick Roth’s Second Quintet for Accordion and String Quartet, commissioned by the Festival for Dermot Dunne and the Vogler Quartet, explores the ezan, or call to prayer, in Islam and the Sufi tradition in Persian architecture. The composer will tell the story of how the work came to be, with live performance and illustration of examples from the piece by the musicians to whom it is dedicated.

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3.30pm

Tuned In!

€5 @ The Model

Following an intensive weekend of masterclasses as part of the Festival, these talented young string players age 13-18 from across Ireland, perform a selection of classics.
Curator and Conductor: Professor James Cavanagh

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5.00pm

with the
Vogler Quartet, Frank Reinecke, Stefan Fehlandt, Stephan Forck, Vashti Hunter

€20 @ The Model

Joseph Haydn: String Quartet in C, Op 20 No 2

Vogler Quartet

Anton Arensky: String Quartet No 2, Op 35, for violin, viola and 2 cellos

Frank Reinecke (violin) Stefan Fehlandt (viola) Stephan Forck (cello) Vashti Hunter (cello)

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8.00pm

This concert is dedicated to the late John Ruddock
with
Grieg Trio, Sharon Carty, Michael McHale, Bruno Schneider, Vogler Quartet, David Orlowsky, Henrik Rabien, Malachy Robinson

€30 @ Drumcliffe Church

Edvard Grieg: Andante con moto for Piano Trio

Grieg Trio

Franz Schubert: A Year of Schubert – Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter
Viola D786
Die Sommernacht D289
Litanei auf das Fest Allerseeln D343
Der Winterabend D938

Sharon Carty (mezzo-soprano) Michael McHale (piano)

Richard Strauss: Alphorn TrV 64

Sharon Carty (mezzo-soprano) Michael McHale (piano) Bruno Schneider (French horn)

Franz Schubert: Octet in F, D 803

Vogler Quartet, Bruno Schneider (French horn) David Orlowsky (clarinet) Henrik Rabien (bassoon) Malachy Robinson (double bass)

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Monday 6th May

12.00 noon

with
Vogler Quartet, Eugène Mursky, David Orlowsky, Dermot Dunne & Grieg Trio

€30 @ Drumcliffe Church    

Sergei Prokofiev: Overture on Hebrew Themes for clarinet, string quartet and piano

Vogler Quartet, Eugène Mursky (piano) David Orlowsky (clarinet)

Festival Commission
World Première of Nick Roth’s Second Quintet
for Accordion and String Quartet

Dermot Dunne (accordion) Vogler Quartet

Dmitri Shostakovich: Piano Trio No 1 Op 8

Grieg Trio

Robert Schumann: Piano Quintet in E flat, Op 44

Eugène Mursky (piano) Vogler Quartet

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