The UCC/Ritmüller Music Appreciation Series with David Syme

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The UCC/Ritmüller Music Appreciation Series with David Syme

UCC/Ritmüller Classical Artist in Residence David Syme brings you intrigue and insight into well-known and loved pieces of classical music!

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Aula Maxima 60 College Road Cork Ireland

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  • 1 hour
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No previous knowledge of classical music? Maybe you know plenty!

Either way, make it your new year's resolution to attend UCC/Ritmüller Classical Artist in Residence David Syme's music appreciation workshops at UCC's Aula Maxima!

David Syme celebrates the new year with a programme of six events brimming with beautiful music and the intimate knowledge only a master musician can bring. Whether you want an introduction to the rich world of classical music or a deeper understanding of music you know well, these workshops will be full insights and not a few surprises.

This series’ programme:

  • February 8 - Beethoven Sonata opus 109
  • February 15 - Schumann Carnaval
  • February 22 - Liszt Sonata in B minor
  • March 8 - Chopin Sonata in B Flat Minor
  • March 13 - Bach Partita No. 2 in C Minor
  • March 22 - "Greatest challenge: A concert pianist’s journey from stroke to recovery.”: David Syme’s amazing story of adversity and triumph, featuring special guests from Cork University Hospital (tba)

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David Syme

David Syme is the first UCC/Ritmüller Classical Artist in Residence. An American concert pianist now residing in Ireland, he has toured internationally for decades, has been broadcast worldwide, and has recorded 2 dozen CDs as soloist with orchestras such as the Royal Philharmonic (UK) and the Czech National Symphony. An alumnus of New York’s Juilliard School, he was given an honorary diploma by the Royal Irish Academy Of Music for his “contributions to Ireland’s cultural landscape”. He is best known in Ireland for his home concert series, West Cork Living Room Concerts, which attracts an international audience. Visit