to Sep 29

Ireland / New Ross Piano Festival

Clara Schumann Piano Trio in G minor
with Régis Pasquier violin and Henri Demarquette cello
Schubert Sonata in A major D. 959
Mozart Piano Concerto in F major K. 459 with Camerata Ireland conducted by Barry Douglas, also conducting the orchestra for Barry Douglas’ performance of Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 2 in B flat Op. 19

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to Nov 8

Irish Tour - 17 concerts

To celebrate the 20th Anniversary of his win at the Clara Haskil Competition in Switzerland, Finghin will undertake an extensive tour of Ireland in Autumn 2019, performing at seventeen venues north and south. Between major works by Mozart and Schubert, the programme will feature selected extracts from the Ros Tapestry Suite, which was commissioned and premiered at the New Ross Piano Festival between 2014 and 2016.

Details are as follows:

Mozart Sonata in A major K. 331 “Alla Turca”
Ros Tapestry Suite selected pieces
Schubert Sonata in A major D. 959

Thursday 10 Solstice Arts Centre, Navan, Co.Meath
Friday 11 Roscommon Arts Centre
Saturday 12 Burtown House, Athy, Co.Kildare
Sunday 13 Portaferry, Newtownards, Co. Down
Tuesday 15 Clifden Arts Society, Co.Galway
Wednesday 16 Ballina Arts Centre, Co.Mayo
Thursday 17 Fermanagh Music, Enniskillen, Co.Fermanagh
Saturday 19 The Source Arts Centre, Thurles, Co.Tipperary
Sunday 20 Pavilion Theatre, Dún Laoghaire, Co.Dublin
Sunday 27 West Cork Music, Bantry, Co.Cork
Wednesday 30 St. John''s Theatre, Listowel, Co.Kerry
Thursday 31 Belltable Arts Centre, Limerick
Friday 1 City Hall, Waterford
Sunday 3 Russborough House, Blessington, Co.Wicklow
Wednesday 6 Glór, Ennis, Co.Clare
Thursday 7 Cork Orchestral Society, Curtis Auditorium, Cork School of Music
Friday 8 Music for Galway, Emily Anderson Concert Hall, NUI Galway

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to Sep 15

Ireland / Westport, Co. Mayo

Westport Festival of Chamber Music, directed by Catherine Leonard and Hugh Tinney.

Beethoven Sonata in G minor Op. 5 No. 2 with Adrian Brendel cello
Franck Sonata for violin and piano with Eivind Ringstad viola
Schoenfield Trio for clarinet, violin and piano with Alexander Sitkovetsky violin and Julian Bliss clarinet

Full details here

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to Aug 24

UK / Northern Ireland - Clandeboye Festival

Schubert Sonata in A major D. 959
Brahms Four Pieces Op. 119
Songs with Ailish Tynan soprano
Schubert Fantasie in F minor with Barry Douglas piano
Stravinsky Soldier’s Tale with Michel Lethiec clarinet and Elina Vähälä violin
Schumann Märchenbilder with Nobuko Imai viola
Schumann Adagio and Allegro Op. 70 with Richard Watkins horn
Fauré Quintet No. 1 in D minor Op 89
Schumann Quintet in E flat major
with Elina Vähälä violin, Michael d’Arcy violin, Nobuko Imai viola and Andres Diaz cello

Mozart Piano Concerto in F major K. 459 with Camerata Ireland conducted by Barry Douglas, also conducting the orchestra for Barry Douglas’ performance of Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 2 in B flat Op. 19

Full details - see here

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to Aug 11

Ireland / Dublin - NCH International Master Course

A new initiative from the National Concert Hall’s Learning and Participation Programme.

Artistic Directors: Finghin Collins and Gwendolyn Masin
Other Faculty Members: Kirill Troussov (violin), Maxim Rysanov (viola) and Louise Hopkins (cello)

All details and application forms:

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to Jul 5

Ireland / Bantry, Co. Cork - West Cork Chamber Music Festival

June 30th 2019 10.30pm - Bantry House

Schubert Sonata in B flat major D. 960

July 3rd 2019 4.00pm - St. Brendan’s Church

Bach Gamba Sonata in G major No. 1 BWV 1027
Beethoven Sonata No. 2 in G minor Op. 5 No. 2
Schnittke Cello Sonata
with Laura van der Heijden cello

July 3rd 2019 8.00pm - Bantry House

Erkin Piano Quintet
with the Borusan Quartet

July 5th 2019 4.00pm - St. Brendan’s Church

Fauré Piano Quintet in D minor No. 1, Op. 89
with Quatuor Zaïde

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to Jun 16

Ireland / Festival of Great Music in Irish Houses

Thursday June 13th 8.00pm - Killruddery House, Bray, Co. Wicklow
Beethoven Sonata for Piano and Cello in G minor, op 5 no 2
Nadia Boulanger Trois Pièces
Debussy Sonata
Martinů Variations on a Slovakian Theme
Brahms Sonata in E minor, op 38
with Marc Coppey cello

Friday June 14th 8.00pm - Belvedere House, Mullingar, Co. Westmeath
Chausson Chanson Perpetuelle
Lekeu Nocturne from Trois Poèmes
Programme to also include songs by Fauré, Grieg and Muriel Herbert
with Ailish Tynan soprano
Quatuor van Kuijk

Sunday June 16th 12 noon - Castle Hall, Dublin Castle
Berg Piano Sonata Op. 1
3.00pm - Farmleigh House, Phoenix Park, Dublin
John Kinsella Reflection II 
Marian Ingoldsby Exchange: The Irish and Normans Mingle at the Fair: from the Ros Tapestry Suite

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7:00 PM19:00

USA / Pittsburgh, PA - Chatham University

Lecture / Recital as part of Chatham University’s Global Focus: Year of Ireland

John Field Nocturne No. 10 in E minor
Chopin Nocturne in F sharp major Op. 15 No. 2
Mozart Sonata in A major K. 331 - first movement Andante grazioso
Philip Martin “Gothic Glory”  - Ros Tapestry Suite No. 10 (2016)
Marian Ingoldsby “Mingling at the Fair” Ros Tapestry Suite No. 14 (2016) 
Schubert Sonata in A major D. 959

This trip is supported by Culture Ireland.

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to Jan 20

Ireland / Galway, Midwinter Festival

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Music for Galway presents SWANSONG “Intimations of Mortality”
Programme will include
Brahms Piano Pieces Op. 119
Strauss Four Last Songs/
Shostakovich Viola Sonata
Schubert Schwanengesang
Ravel Don Quichotte à Dulcinée
Fauré L’horizon chimérique
Chausson Chanson Perpetuelle
Mozart Three Songs
Schubert Shepherd on the Rock
with Ailish Tynan soprano
Henk Neven baritone
ConTempo Quartet
Michael Collins clarinet

More information at

Finghin is Artistic Director of Music for Galway

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8:00 PM20:00

Greece / Corfu, Ionian Academy

John Field  Two Nocturnes (Nos. 5 in B flat major and 10 in E minor)
Sam Perkin "Nesting Doll" from the Ros Tapestry Suite
Philip Martin "Gothic Glory" from the Ros Tapestry Suite
Eamonn Ó Gallchobair Rosc Ceoil (with Daniel Damaskinos flute)
Roussel  Joueurs de Flûte (with Daniel Damaskinos flute)
Schubert Sonata in B flat major D. 960

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12:00 PM12:00

Ireland / Dublin, Hugh Lane Gallery

Hahn Le Printemps - Quand la nuit n’est pas étoilée -    Le Rossignol des lilas
Chausson  Chanson Perpetuelle Op. 37
Debussy  Regret -   Musique - Pantomime
Britten Cabaret Songs
Strauss Freundliche Vision -  Schlechtes Wetter -   Zueignung
with Lenneke Ruiten soprano

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