The Large Room City Hall, Thursday 21st September 2017, 7:30pm

Ticket Prices €15 Student €5

Waterford-Music have announced their new season of recitals continuing a long and unbroken tradition of classical music in the city.

The first concert took place on 17th September 1942 at the Large Room in City Hall when celebrity pianist Charles Lynch was joined by Herman Gebler , Beatrice Penrose and soprano Maura O Connor Tyrell. 75 years later in the same week and at the very same venue on 21st September, the spirit of that first occasion will be evoked in an evening of music and song spanning four centuries.
Róisín O Grady will be joined by Malcolm Proud on piano and harpsichord and cellist Aoife Nic Atlaoich in a unique programme. Among the Baroque and Romantic gems is a world premiere of a new work hot off the press and specially commissioned to mark the anniversary. The first performance of a setting of Michael Cody’ poem The Great Embrace by Marian Ingoldsby is eagerly anticipated. At the other end of the timeline, Barbara Strozzi wrote dramatic and sophisticated music in 17th century Venice that is increasingly finding its way onto programmes. We hear her sensual cantata Lagrime Mie.

Laudate Dominum (Psalm 150) Claudio Monteverdi (1567-1643)

Lagrime mie (cantata) Barbara Strozzi (1619-1667)

Sonata for cello and basso continuo Opus 5 Francesco Geminiani (1687-1762)
Four songs Henry Purcell (1659-1695)
Gentle Shepherds (A Pastoral Elegy on the Death of Mr. John Playford – Nathaniel Tate)
From silent shades (Bess of Bedlam)
Oh! fair Cedaria
Sweeter than roses

The Great Embrace (Michael Coady) Marian Ingoldsby

Five Lieder Franz Schubert (1797-1828)
Heimliches Lieben (Caroline Louise von Klenke)
Auf dem Wasser zu singen (Leopold Graf zu Stollberg)
Ach, was soll ich beginnen vor Liebe? (Wilhelm von Schütz)
Suleika (Marianne von Willemer)
Erster Verlust (Johann Wolfgang von Goethe)
Seven Variations for cello and piano on a theme from Mozart’s ‘The Magic Flute’ Beethoven

Four Irish Songs Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
His boat comes on the sunny Tide
I’ll praise the Saints with early Song
O might I but my Patrick love
Paddy O’Rafferty

Ticket Prices €15 Student €5
Season Tickets Family €150  Single €90

For more information please click Here or visit the Waterford-Music website.

The Large Room, City Hall, Waterford.


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