The Vanbrugh & Friends Summer Gala Concert

Saturday 11th June 2022 | 7.30pm
Aula Maxima, UCC

The Vanbrugh and a plethora of special guests present the annual Summer Gala Concert in support of the National String Quartet Foundation. Violinists Mia Cooper, Maria Ryan and Marja Gaynor; violists David Kenny and Ed Creedon, pianist Michael McHale, cellist Grace Coughlan, plus the young musicians of the Thalia and Allora Quartets, join the Vanbrugh’s Keith Pascoe, Simon Aspell and Christopher Marwood for this unmissable concert, introduced by Evelyn Grant.

€30 (general admission) | €20 (concessions)
€20 & 15 (COS members) | €10 (students)

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Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
Quartet in D major, Op.18 No.3 (1st movement)
Thalia Quartet: Kate O’Shea and Myn Fitzpatrick (violin), Ciara Scully (viola), Alina Obreja (cello)

Antonín Dvorák (1841-1904)
Quartet in A flat, Op.105 (2nd movement)
Allora Quartet: Megan Chan and Michelle McCarthy (violin), Stephen Kelleher (viola), Michael Murphy (cello)

Max Bruch (1838-1920)
Quintet in E flat, Op. posth
Mia Cooper and Keith Pascoe (violin), Simon Aspell and David Kenny (viola), Christopher Marwood (cello)

Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)
Piano Quartet in G minor, Op.25 (3rd & 4th movements)
Michael McHale (piano), Keith Pascoe (violin), Simon Aspell (viola) and Christopher Marwood (cello)

Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
Octet in E flat major, Op.20
Keith Pascoe, Mia Cooper, Maria Ryan and Marja Gaynor (violin), Simon Aspell and Ed Creedon (viola), Christopher Marwood and Grace Coughlan (cello)