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University Concert Hall presents Awakening Limerick Concert Series

*Please note that the planned Irish Chamber Orchestra concert due to take place on Sunday May 2nd 2021 has been cancelled.

UCH Awakening Concert Series – UCH announces details of its new four-part concert series Awakening

University Concert Hall presents Awakening Limerick Concert Series

University Concert Hall (UCH) opened its new four-part concert series Awakening, Limerick Concert Series this March with acclaimed mezzo-soprano Tara Erraught and Dearbhla Collins performing in the inaugural concert last month. The series is set to continue this May with three online Sunday afternoon concerts featuring much loved Irish classical performers including The Irish Chamber Orchestra, Hugh Tinney and Christopher Marwood and John O Conor.

Speaking about the launch UCH Director Sinéad Hope said “We are delighted to launch this new concert series at the end of an incredibly difficult year for everyone in the Arts. We have a wonderful programme of events planned with world class Irish artists and hope that this series can act as an awakening of sorts for live classical performances in UCH. We can’t wait to fill our auditorium with live music and to welcome audiences once again.”

The series will open on the 28th of March 2021, welcoming Irish mezzo-soprano, Tara Erraught and pianist Dearbhla Collins who will perform a programme including arias by Berlioz, Haydn, Mahler and Quilter together with an Irish selection including Balfe’s beautiful ‘I Dreamt I Dwelt in Marble Halls’.

The Irish Chamber Orchestra will take to the UCH stage on the 25th of April with Internationally acclaimed, conductor, violinist and chamber musician Thomas Zehetmair directing a programme of Mozart, Deane & Bruckner

Awakening, Limerick Concert Series is also delighted to welcome pianist Hugh Tinney and cellist Christopher Marwood on the 9th of May. The series will close with acclaimed Irish pianist John O’ Connor performing Beethoven’s beautiful sonatas live at University Concert Hall on the 30th of May.

University Concert Hall, Limerick 28TH March – 30th May, 3pm
Tickets: from €20 / 4 Concert Bundle €77.50 University Concert Hall presents Awakening Limerick Concert Series
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