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Pianist Fiachra Garvey and violinist Mairead Hickey join forces to present Melodic Masterworks as part of the Limerick Classical Concert Series 2023. Pianist Fiachra Garvey and violinist Mairead Hickey join forces to present Melodic Masterworks as part of the Limerick Classical Concert Series 2023.

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Limerick Classical Concert Series – Melodic Masterworks Featuring Fiachra Garvey & Mairead Hickey, Sunday, March 12

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Pianist Fiachra Garvey and violinist Mairead Hickey join forces to present Melodic Masterworks as part of the Limerick Classical Concert Series 2023.

Pianist Fiachra Garvey and violinist Mairead Hickey join forces to present Melodic Masterworks as part of the Limerick Concert Series 2023. Expect a beautiful program of pieces by Brahms, Debussy, Strauss, and Deidre McKay.

Pianist Fiachra Garvey and violinist Mairead Hickey join forces to present Melodic Masterworks as part of the Limerick Classical Concert Series 2023.
Pianist Fiachra Garvey and violinist Mairead Hickey join forces to present Melodic Masterworks as part of the Limerick Classical Concert Series 2023.

Fiachra Garvey is a 1st prizewinner at the 2012 Jaques Samuel Competition, London, Fiachra made his Fazioli Auditorium (Italy) and Wigmore Hall debuts in 2013. He has also been a prizewinner at numerous other competitions include the AXA Dublin International Piano Competition, EU Piano Competition Prague (concerto finalist) and the 3rd Soirees-Concours Internationales de Piano a Collioure, France (Audience award). The National Concert Hall Dublin awarded Fiachra the “Rising Star” prize in 2011 which led to a number of solo and concerto debuts.

Celebrated Irish violinist Mairéad Hickey is acclaimed for her captivating expression, soaring tone and fearless virtuosity.  Her natural ability to communicate sincerely, with beauty and integrity, entrances audiences worldwide. As a soloist Mairéad has performed with the RTÉ Irish National Symphony Orchestra, RTÉ Irish National Concert Orchestra, the Chamber Orchestra of Europe , Camerata Ireland and with conductors such as Christoph Eschenbach in some of the major halls around the world.  Her Carnegie Hall debut was described as ‘…magical, penetrating to the heart and soul of the music.’ (New York Epoch Times)

Programme:


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Brahms: Sonata No. 2 in A major for violin and piano, Op. 100

Debussy: Sonata in G minor for violin and piano, L. 140

Deirdre McKay: “a quarter million miles from the moon” 

Strauss: Sonata in Eb major for violin and piano, Op. 18

Event details:

Date: Sunday 12th March 2023

Time: 03:30 PM

Tickets: €20.00

Family of 4: €40.00

For more information on Limerick Classical Concert Series and booking information visit UCH.ie.

Find more events in Limerick in our events section here.

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