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Chamber Music Series - Lir Quartet

Chamber Music Series - Lir Quartet


Chamber Music Series - Lir Quartet

Lir Quartet
Siobhán Doyle violin
Kirsty Main violin
Ed Creedon viola
Killian Whit cello

Fanny Mendelssohn String Quartet in E flat major
Bach Chorale Prelude BWV668
Harry O'Connor Summer Idyll (Dublin premiere)
Brahms String Quartet in C minor Op.51 No.1

The outstanding Lir Quartet returns with an exciting and varied programme.

Fanny Mendelssohn’s 1834 string quartet remained unpublished until 1988 but is now a core and much-loved work in the quartet repertoire. Bach’s Chorale Prelude BWV668 offers a short interlude before a new quartet by Kerry composer Harry O’Connor. A graduate of MTU Cork School of Music, Harry is continuing his composition studies at Oxford where the Castalian Quartet premiered his fine Summer Idyll earlier this year. Brahms’ C minor quartet is one of the greats, its dramatic and impassioned outer movements contrasting with the sublime beauty and lyricism of the Romanze and the relaxed musings of the third movement.

Presented by NCH in association with the National String Quartet Foundation 

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Sunday 27 Oct 2024
Kevin Barry Recital Room

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