CROSSINGS - Vanbrugh Quartet - le Iarla Ó Lionáird, Niall Vallely, Sean Doherty, Dave Flynn, Linda Buckley

 22 May
 Ionad Cultúrtha Baile Mhúirne
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 Ionad Cultúrtha Baile Mhúirne
The Vanbrugh Quartet is pleased to present CROSSINGS, a suite of collaborations with contemporary composers and traditional performers that which will be performed at the Ionad Culturtha at 8pm 22nd May 2015 With the performance of CROSSINGS, Ireland’s leading string quartet The Vanbrugh Quartet, will demonstrate their virtuosity and versatility with compositions by Sean Doherty, Dave Flynn and Linda Buckley. Niall Vallely will perform a new composition of his with the Quartet, entitled ‘throughother’ , while Iarla O’Lionard will join them to perform works composed by Linda Buckley. Booking esssential- 026 45733 CROSSINGS signifies a new chapter for the Vanbrugh Quartet as they take up their roles as Artists in Residence at University College of Cork after leaving the RTE stable of orchestras last year. Now in their 30th year, these long time Cork residents’ new collaborations highlight their support and commitment to inspired musical performance by future generations of musicians and composers in Ireland. Performance at Ionad Culturtha (8.30pm 22nd May 2015) include compositions by the following: Sean Doherty: String Quartet No. 3 Subtitle: ‘The Devil's Dream’. Niall Vallely: throughother (for quartet, concertina, uilleann pipes, fiddle and flute)* Dave Flynn: The Cranning (for quartet) Linda Buckley: ó íochtar mara – from ocean’s floor (composed for and sung by Iarla O'Lionard ). This new work is a song-cycle based upon Gaelic love poetry of love and loss, some dating back to the seventh century. *Shane Keating - Uilleann Pipes; Breffni Horgan - Fiddle; Mairead Carey – Flute .The Crossings project is made possible through The Arts Council’s Music Project Awards Scheme 22nd May 2015 (8:30) Ionad Cultúrtha, Ballyvourney, Co Cork 026 45733 Tickets:€20

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