Shostakovich Festival 2015

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Shostakovich Festival 2015: a celebration of the music of Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-75)
Artistic Directors: David Kenny & Criostóir Ó Loingsigh
Thursday-Sunday 5-8 November 2015

Ticket prices

  • 8.00 p.m. performances on Thursday, Friday & Saturday: €20 (€15 for COS Members & €10 for COS Concessionary Members)
  • All the other performances except the Friday afternoon for young people: €10 (with €5 concession)
  • Friday afternoon’s concert for young people: €5
  • Season ticket (11 concerts – i.e. except the Friday afternoon concert for young people): €100 (€70 for COS Members & €50 for COS Concessionary Members/Students)
Thursday 1.10 p.m. Curtis Auditorium Music for two pianos (including the Concertino in A, Op. 94 & Suite in F#, Op. 6) performed by Criostóir Ó Loingsigh & Conor Palliser
8.00 p.m. Curtis Auditorium Carducci Quartet performing Quartets 1, 2 & 3, and Barry Douglas & Vanbrugh Quartet performing the Piano Quintet
Friday 1.10 p.m. Curtis Auditorium Carducci Quartet performing Quartets 4 & 5
4.00 p.m. Curtis Auditorium Music for young people
5.30 p.m. Curtis Auditorium Hugh Murray (violin) with Carol Arnopp (piano) performing the Violin Sonata, Op. 134, and Maria O’Connor (cello) with Criostóir Ó Loingsigh (piano) performing the Cello Sonata, Op. 40

8.00 p.m.

 

Curtis Auditorium Carducci Quartet performing Quartets 6, 7 & 8, and the Octet with the Vanbrugh Quartet
10.30 p.m. Curtis Auditorium Ed Creedon (viola) & Criostóir Ó Loingsigh (piano) performing the Viola Sonata, Op. 147
Saturday 11.00 a.m. Curtis Auditorium Hugh Murray (violin), Maria O’Connor (cello) and Criostóir Ó Loingsigh (piano) performing the two Piano Trios, Op. 8 & 67
3.00 p.m. Curtis Auditorium Carducci Quartet performing Quartets 9, 10, 11 & 12
5.30 p.m. Curtis Auditorium Cian O’Leary (piano) performing 3 Fantastic Dances, Op. 5, excerpts from Preludes, Op. 34, and the 2nd Piano Sonata, Op. 61
8.00 p.m. Curtis Auditorium Carducci Quartet performing Quartets 13, 14 & 15
Sunday

11.00 a.m. (Nos. 1-8)

Lunch break

2.00 p.m. (Nos. 13-24)

Curtis Auditorium 24 Preludes & Fugues, Op. 87, played by pianists Denise Crowley, Cillian Williamson, Ellen Jansson, Cian O’Leary, Jordan Bagot and Criostóir Ó Loingsigh