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St Finian's Church

23 Adelaide Road

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Music Network’s Autumn 2018 season features all the ingredients for another fantastic feast of music providing a unique opportunity to hear the very best in international jazz, chamber and traditional music. Season tickets including all five Dublin city centre concerts are available for €65 (OAPs) or €75 (General Admission) plus booking fees.


Wheelchair Access:

Whelan's Bar and downstairs venue are accessible by Wheelchair via the entrance on Wexford Street (not the venue entrance on Camden Row). There is a wheelchair accessible toilet in the main bar.
When you enter via Wexford Street, tell a member of staff that you’re attending a gig in the main venue and they will accompany you through the main bar via a set of double doors. The upstairs venue, upstairs smoking area and Parlour bar are not wheelchair accessible.

St. Finian’s Church is accessible by Wheelchair via the parish hall, and there are Wheelchair accessible bathrooms available.

The Royal College of Physicians Ireland is accessible by Wheelchair via the front door (lift available). Cubicles in the Men’s Women’s bathrooms are not wheelchair accessible so assistance may be needed.


Music Network presents Maighread Ní Dhomhnaill, Máirtín O'Connor and Séamie O’Dowd (Ireland)

Wed 12 Sept, Whelan’s, Dublin 2, 8pm

For this very special tour, the swashbuckling musical spirit that has seen Máirtín O'Connor and Séamie O’Dowd dazzle audiences in the past provides an anchor to the shimmering vocals of Maighread Ní Dhomhnaill — with the promise of free-flowing instrumental duos to boot.

Maighread Ní Dhomnaill, winner of TG4’s “Traditional Singer of the Year” award, formed the band Skara Brae before touring the world with Donal Lunny’s Coolfin. She sings and tours most often with her sister Tríona and their recent concert performances with Martin Hayes, Denis Cahill and David Power have met with widespread critical acclaim.

Máirtín O'Connor’s dexterity and versatility on the accordion have seen him perform with a veritable who’s who of trad legends including Midnight Well, The Boys of the Lough, De Dannan, Skylark and the Riverdance orchestra.

One of Ireland’s foremost trad musicians, Séamie O’Dowd is a renowned multi-instrumentalist most associated with his performances as a member of trad powerhouse Dervish. He has also collaborated with such musicians as Christy Moore, Cathal Hayden, Jimmy Higgins, Tommy Emmanuel, and Liam O’Flynn.


Music Network presents Amatis Piano Trio (Netherlands/Germany/UK)

Wed 10 Oct, St. Finian’s Church, Dublin 2, 8pm

Just weeks after forming in 2014, this exhilarating young piano trio won the audience prize at the Grachtenfestival-Concours in Amsterdam, quickly leading to their debut at the Royal Concertgebouw. Since then, they’ve taken the chamber music scene by storm, winning a slew of international prizes including the 2015 International Parkhouse Award in Wigmore Hall. For the 2018/2019 season, the trio has been selected as ‘Rising Stars’ by the European Concert Hall Organisation, which will see them perform in 23 prestigious concert venues across Europe.

The three players combine to create a gloriously balanced sound, the sensitivity of Dutch/Chinese pianist Mengjie Han a wonderful counterpoint to the exuberant energy of British cellist Samuel Shepherd and the delicate precision of German violinist Lea Hausmann. Known for playing intense and often highly charged programmes, with a repertoire spanning from Haydn to Shostakovich, the trio is equally committed to contemporary works, in 2015 founding the Dutch Piano Trio Composition Prize to encourage young composers to further the repertoire. On this tour they will premiere a new work by Irish composer Amanda Feery, commissioned by Music Network. Always lyrical, often surprising, catch this trio while you can!


PROGRAMME:

Franz Joseph Haydn (1732 – 1809)
Trio in C major, Hob XV:27
I. Allegro
II. Andante
III. Presto

Robert Schumann (1810 – 1856)
Trio No. 3 in G minor, Op. 110
I. Bewegt, doch nicht zu rasch
II. Ziemlich langsam
III. Rasch
IV. Kräftig, mit Humor

Amanda Feery (b.1984)
New commission by Music Network

Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy (1809 – 1847)
Trio No. 1 in D minor, Op. 49
I. Molto allegro agitato
II. Andante con moto tranquillo
III. Scherzo: Leggiero e vivace
IV. Finale. Allegro assai appassionato


Music Network presents Roller Trio (UK)

Tues 23 Oct, Whelan’s, Dublin 2, 8pm

Expect plenty of punchy grooves, high octane technicality, deceptively catchy riffs and swirling electronica as the Mercury Award-nominated Roller Trio roar into town, delivered with a trademark swagger and visceral energy that has seduced critics and fans alike. Influenced by everyone from Fly Trio and Tim Berne to Queens of the Stone Age and Flying Lotus, the Leeds-based trio waste no time in getting heads bobbing with their idiosyncratic blend of pin-tight beats, cool melodies and juddering stop-start motifs.

New to the line-up, Chris Sharkey brings bass and ambient wizardry to the mix, his dark, multi-layered textures the perfect foil to James Mainwaring’s John Zornian abstract-sax and the ingenious, twisting grooves of drummer Luke Reddin-Williams.

Hailed as “the new sound of UK jazz” by DJ Gilles Peterson, Roller Trio’s recent highlights include headlining the Arena stage at Love Supreme Festival, selling out Ronnie Scott’s, festivals and club gigs abroad, while releasing their sophomore album Fracture, two live albums and an experimental art-film soundtrack.


Music Network presents Yury Revich, violin, and Benedict Kloeckner, cello (Russia/Germany)

Wed 7 Nov, St. Finian’s Church, Dublin 2, 8pm

We’re set for performances of great passion and intimacy as two highly gifted young soloists, Russian violinist Yury Revich and German cellist Benedict Kloeckner, share a stage for the first time in Ireland.

A true virtuoso – and an impassioned believer in making the violin “sing” – Yury Revich made his debut at Carnegie Hall in 2009 and since then has performed in many of the world’s most prestigious concert halls. Winner of multiple awards, including the Young Artist of the Year at the International Classical Music Awards in 2015, Revich is a dedicated chamber musician, collaborating with renowned artists such as Daniil Trifonov as well as founding Quatuor du Soleil.

One of Germany’s most acclaimed young cellists, Benedict Kloeckner has been lauded for his “glowing, ethereal tone” and “perfect intonation”. In addition to performing as a soloist in venues such as Berlin’s Philharmoniker, the Barbican Centre and Carnegie Hall, Kloeckner is a much sought-after chamber musician, collaborating with such luminaries as Sir András Schiff, Anne Sophie Mutter, Gidon Kremer and Christoph Eschenbach.

Music Network has commissioned Sebastian Adams to write new music for this tour.


PROGRAMME:

J.S. Bach (1685-1750)
Cello Suite No. 3 in C Major, BWV 1009
1. Prélude
2. Allemande
3. Courante
4. Sarabande
5. Bourrée I-II
6. Gigue

Reinhold Glière (1875-1956)
A selection from Eight Pieces for Violin and Cello Op. 39
1. Prélude; 3. Berceuse; 4. Canzonetta; 7. Scherzo; 8. Etude

Fritz Kreisler (1875-1962)
Recitativo and Scherzo, Op. 6

Alessandro Rolla (1757-1841)
Duo for Violin and Cello, No. 2 in C major, Bl. 242
II. Andante; III. Rondo. Allegretto

Niccolò Paganini (1782-1840)
Duet No. 3 in D major, MS 130
2. Petite Romance (Larghetto); 3. Pollacchina (Andantino con grazia)

Sebastian Adams (b. 1991)
New commission by Music Network

Eugène Ysaÿe (1858-1931)
Violin Sonata in D minor, Op. 27 No. 3, "Ballade”

Maurice Ravel (1875-1937)
Sonata for Violin and Cello
1. Allegro
2. Très vif
3. Lent
4. Vif, avec entrain


Music Network presents Natalie Clein, cello, Julius Drake, piano and Claire Booth, soprano (UK)

Thurs 29 Nov, Royal College of Physicians, Dublin 2, 8pm

For our end of year concerts, this consummate trio have come together to curate an intriguing exploration of three wonderfully expressive instruments. It’s oft said that the cello is close to the human voice, and Clein’s cello quite literally “sings”, matched by the delicacy and lyricism of pianist Julius Drake and the soaring tones of soprano Claire Booth.

Renowned for an extraordinary breadth of repertoire, Booth’s operatic highlights include Elcia in Rossini’s Mose in Egitto, Elle in Poulenc's Voix Humaine and Rosina in The Barber of Seville. The trio have captivated audiences everywhere, winning plaudits for their dynamic energy and strong sense of narrative.

Clein is a sought-after chamber performer who has featured as a soloist with such orchestras as the Philharmonia, Hallé, City of Birmingham Symphony, and Montreal Symphony, while pianist Drake enjoys an international reputation as one of the finest instrumentalists in his field, appearing regularly at such venues as Carnegie Hall, the Concertgebouw and Wigmore Hall, London.


PROGRAMME:

Zoltán Kodály (1882-1967)
Sonatina

J.S. Bach (1685-1750)
“Öffne dich, mein ganzes Herze”
from Cantata BWV 61

J.S. Bach (1685-1750)
arr. Benjamin Britten (1913-1976)

Five Spiritual Songs (Geistliche Lieder), a selection
1. Gedenke doch, mein Geist; 3. Liebster Herr Jesu; 5. Bist du bei mir; 4. Komm, süsser Tod

John Cage (1912-1992)
The Wonderful Widow of Eighteen Springs

John Tavener (1944-2013)
Threnos (Lament)

John Tavener (1944-2013)
Akhmatova songs, a selection
3. Boris Pasternak; 4. Couplet; 1. Dante

Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)
Zwei Gesänge, Op. 91
1. Gestillte Sehnsucht
2. Geistliches Wiegenlied

Deborah Pritchard (b.1977)
Storm Song
(Text by Jeanette Winterson)

Leoš Janácek (1854-1928)
Pohádka (Fairy Tale)

Franz Schubert (1797-1828)
Auf dem Strom, D. 943

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