Brendan Garde & Gary Beecher

Brendan Garde & Gary Beecher

The second concert in Cork Orchestral Society’s new online programme features Cork School of Music Emerging Artist of the Year, violinist Brendan Garde, accompanied by Gary Beecher, the winner of several international awards as a collaborative pianist. The duo will perform violin sonatas by Mozart and Brahms, plus a Nocturne by Chopin arranged for violin and piano by Nathan Milstein.

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W. A. Mozart (1756-1791)
Violin Sonata in B-flat major, K. 454
Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)
Violin Sonata No. 1 in G major, Op. 78
Frédéric Chopin (1810-1849)
Nocturne No. 20 in C sharp minor, Op. posth. (arranged for violin and piano by Nathan Milstein)

Brendan Garde (violin)
Gary Beecher (piano)

View or download programme notes here: Programme Notes

Filmed by Barra Vernon, Robin Guiton and Paraic English
Audio recorded and mixed by John Fitzgerald
Special thanks to MTU Cork School of Music
Cork Orchestral Society is funded by Cork City Council and the Arts Council of Ireland.