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Chamber Music on Valentia 2018

Chamber Music on Valentia 2018




Knightstown Valentia Island

This is the  5th season Chamber Music on Valentia, and it is bigger and better than ever having been extended to 4 days.
This year’s programme features many international and Irish musicians including:
Apple Hill String Quartet (USA)
Bangkok Symphony Orchestra (concertmaster)
Stellenbosch International Chamber Music Festival (South Africa),
Fidelio Trio and new Irish vocal group M’ANAM, programmed by Artistic Director, pianist Mary Dullea.

chamber music valentia 2018

Fishamble Sinfonia, an inspiring orchestra of emerging young Irish professional musicians returns to Valentia with a concert entitled ‘French Revolutionaries’.
The Family Concert at The Lighthouse is themed ‘Fossils and Dreams’.
The programming of music by the Festival’s honorary patron composer Ernest Moeran (who lived on Valentia) continues this year with a performance of his Sonata for Violin and Piano.

Two composers in residence are featured: Judith Ring (Ireland) and Amir Tafreshipour (Iran).

The Lighthouse at Cromwell Point is the venue for a sound installation by Seán Ó Dálaigh inspired by the work of marine biologist, Maude Delap and stunning underwater photography by Brian Stone. 

A Musical Map of the Island includes up-close performances in intimate venues:
Bach Solo Cello Suite No. 4, Judith Ring in performance,
Young Voices mentored by Gavan Ring.
International fiddler Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh brings his interpretations to Chapeltown and interviews with the featured composers are also programmed.

For full programme and details see www.chambermusiconvalentia.com

Darragh Morgan – violin
Siripong Albert Tiptan – violin
Mike Kelley – viola
Peter Martens – cello
David Edmonds – cello
Fishamble Sinfonia
Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh – fiddle
Seán Ó Dálaigh
Judith Ring – voice and electronics
Mary Dullea – piano and Artistic Director

Thursday 16th
Fishamble Sinfonia €16 (€12 U18/Student)

Friday 17th
Glanleam House €28 including interval reception

Saturday 18th
Family Concert €6 adult with 1 accompanying child, €9 adult with 2 accompanying children

edg(tid)e Included in Lighthouse admission price available at the entrance €5.00 per person (€2.50 U12), Senior/Student €4.50, Family ticket (2 adults and 3 children) €15.00

Musical Map Free admission but must be booked in advance

Nocturnes €16 (€12 U18)

Sunday 19th
Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh €12 (€10 U18)
M’ANAM €18 Nave (€14 U18) €15 Chancel (€11 U18)


There are a limited number of Festival Pass tickets available at €80 which include all concert ticketed events EXCEPT for the Family Concert which requires separate booking and the installation at The Lighthouse.

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