Classy closing concerts for Chamber Music Fest
The 5th Donegal Chamber Music Festival comes to a close this weekend with two concerts at Conwal Church in Letterkenny.
It’s been a very successful festival, with an outstanding performance by the RTE ConTempo Quartet in Glenveagh, a well-attended concert by the Donegal Chamber Orchestra with Tom Byrne and the Donagh Choir in Carndonagh, and the Donegal Junior Strings putting on a fine show at the Glebe Gallery.
Here are details of the final concerts, presented in partnership with the 3rd Cathedral Quarter Literary Festival:
Friday 19th October, 8.30pm. Conwal Parish Church, Letterkenny.
The Schubert Sessions
Schubert songs, for his friends – old and new
Join baritone Paul Martin, pianist Gerald Bradley and presenter Peter Barry in the historical Conwal Church to celebrate the songs of Schubert. Well know works as Die Forelle, Ständchen, Ave Maria or Der Erlkönig will be sounding in this historical church at the heart of Letterkenny.
Presented in association with Letterkenny Cathedral Quarter as part of the third Literary Festival.
Admission €10. Tickets will be available at the door from 8pm.
Sunday 21st October, 3pm – Conwal Parish Church, Letterkenny
Donegal Chamber Orchestra at Conwal Church
Closing concert of the 5th Donegal Chamber Music Festival. Another eclectic programme as part of the popular classical concert series ‘Sundays in Conwal’ to close this year’s Chamber Music Festival.
Music by Haendel, Bach, plus works by Hubert Parry and Debussy to commemorate their centenaries. Presented in association with Donegal Music Education Partnership and the Letterkenny Cathedral Quarter as part of their 3rd Literary Festival.
Tickets €10/€5 at the door. Conwal Parish Church, Letterkenny.
Hubert Parry Suite in F Major ‘Radnor’
Bach Air from Suite No. 3 in D Major
Handel Concerto Grosso in a minor, HWV 322
Walton Two pieces from Henry V
Massenet “Meditation” from Thaïs
Debussy Clair de Lune (Moonlight) from Suite Bergamasque
Kalinnikov Deux Miniatures
Anderson Jazz Legato/ Jazz Pizzicato