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MUSIC – MAIRÉAD HICKEY & AGNÈS CLÉMENT AT GARTER LANE

Garter Lane Arts Centre, 14th October 2021 at 7:30pm

Music Network in partnership with Waterford Music 

presents

 Mairéad Hickey & Anaïs Gaudemard

 

Garter Lane Arts Centre

14th October 2021

7:30pm

 

 Mairéad Hickey violin
Anaïs Gaudemard
 harp

 

Garter Lane Arts Centre

14th October 2021

7:30pm

 

Mairéad Hickey violin
Agnès Clément
 harp

A captivating new duo featuring the celebrated Irish violinist Mairéad Hickey and the acclaimed French harpist Agnès Clément. 

Like coffee and cake, fish and chips or Fred and Ginger, some pairings just can’t be topped. The exquisite combination of violin and harp is most definitely a match made in heaven, and no more so than in this new Music Network collaboration between Irish violinist Mairéad Hickey and French harpist Agnès Clément.

Celebrated for her captivating expression, soaring tone and fearless virtuosity, Mairéad Hickey’s natural ability to communicate sincerely, and with beauty and integrity has entranced audiences worldwide. Agnès Clément is recognised as a musician of exceptional talent whose astonishing virtuosity alongside an ability to deliver performances brimming with full-blooded passion has won her widespread acclaim.

Featuring a beautiful selection of music by Bach, Saint-Saëns, Massenet, Viardot, Renié,

Spohr (the inventor of the violin chin rest no less!) and a brand new Music Network commission by John McLachlan, their programme will delight and enthral music lovers around the country.

Please note that Agnès Clément replaces Anaïs Gaudemard on this tour, in a change to the previously-advertised line-up. 

Programme:

 

Louis Spohr Sonata Concertante in E-flat Major for violin and harp, Op.113 no.4
Johann Sebastian Bach
 Andante and Allegro from Sonata No. 2 in A minor, BWV 1003
John McLachlan
Phoenix (New Music Network Commission) 

Luigi Maurizio Tedeschi Elegia Op.22

Interval

Henriette Renié Légende d’après les Elfes de Leconte de Lisle

Pauline Viardot Haï Luli!
Jules Massenet
 Méditation de Thaïs
Camille Saint-Saëns
 Fantaisie in A Major, Op.124

“Hickey brought an amazing combination of gutsiness and ecstasy.”

Irish Times

“Virtuoso at the summit of her art” Agence France-Presse [on Clément]

Tickets €17/€15/€5:

garterlane.ticketsolve.com/shows/1173614539

Watch/Listen

https://youtu.be/HtWdZjM0liU
Agnès Clément

https://youtu.be/sQj9FStctho

Bruch Violin Concerto – HR-Sinfonie Orchester, Mairéad Hickey & Christoph Eschenbach

 

Garter Lane Arts Centre, 22 O’Connell St, Waterford, X91 PWE1

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