World première of new composition at Calary
THE NEXT Music in Calary concert will feature Lynda O’Connor on violin and Ailbhe McDonagh on cello.
They will perform Jean Baptiste Breval’s violin cello duo no 3 in D major, Zoltan Kodaly’s Duo for Violin and Cello op.7, Maurice Ravel’s Sonata for Violin and Cello, Halvorsen’s Pasacaglia and the world première of a composition by Ailbhe McDonagh
Lynda O’Connor is in much demand as a soloist, chamber musicians and leader of freelance orchestras in Ireland and abroad. She is one of the leading Irish violinists of her generation.
Showing early promise, she made her début appearance at the National Concert Hall, Dublin when she was just four years old. Lynda has collaborated with such wonderful artists as Micha Collins, Richard Watkins, Barry Douglas, Chee Yun Kim, Andreas Diaz, Nobuko Imai, Sharon Shannon, Frankie Gavin and Dr. Carol Leone.
Ailbhe McDonagh performs throughout Ireland and internationally as a soloist and chamber musician. A graduate of the Eastman School of Music, Rochester, NY, and the Royal Irish Academy of Music, Dublin, Ireland where she now teaches Cello and Chamber Music, she studied with world-renowned cellists Steven Doane, Nora Gilleese, Aisling Drury-Byrne and William Butt. Ailbhe gave her debut recital with celebrated Irish pianist John O’Conor at the National Concert Hall in Dublin.
The concert takes place on Thursday, July 25 at 8 p.m. in Calary Church.
Tickets are €18 and €15 if you have concessions.