Renowned violinist for Killruddery
VIOLINIST Arabella Steinbacher will give the opening night performance at this year’s KBC Great Music in Irish Houses.
The first night of the festival will be held in Bray’s Killruddery House on June 10.
The chamber music festival will include 12 stunning perrformances by internationally acclaimed artists.
Between June 10 and 15 the festival will include unique and iconic venues across Wicklow, Dublin and Kildare.
Highlights include a much-anticipated opening night performance from violinist Arabella Steinbacher, who will be partnered by pianist Robert Kulek in the beautiful surrounds of Killruddery House’s Orangery.
Steinbacher, pictured, has been one of the world’s leading violinists since she burst onto the musical scene as a young prodigy.
This year’s Festival will see the introduction of a Support Act Residency Programme, which is sponsored by KBC and will help young Irish ensemble players to hone their skills as chamber musicians, under the tutelage of leading musicians in a Residency Programme at the National Botanic Gardens in June.
Tickets are priced from €10 to €50 and include a free concert on Sunday, 15th June. Tickets are available from the National Concert Hall Box Office www.nch.ie and by telephone on (01) 4170000. For more information go to greatmusicinirishhouses.com.