Meet the Artists

Biographies and images of artists appearing at our latest Concert Series season. You can see artists appearing in previous years through the Archive pulldown menu at the top right of this page.


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Polly Barrett

Polly Barrett

Before taking a 7 year break from the music scene, Polly released 2 studio albums, Mr. Bookshop in 2011 and...

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Sharon Carty

Sharon Carty

Mezzo-Soprano

Irish mezzo-soprano Sharon Carty is a singer who has firmly established a reputation as a respected interpreter of both early...

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Finghin Collins

Finghin Collins

Piano

One of Ireland's most successful musicians and significant musical ambassadors, Finghin Collins was born in Dublin in 1977 and, following...

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ConTempo Quartet

ConTempo Quartet

String Quartets

Bogdan Sofei [violin I] Ingrid Nicola [violin II] Andreea Banciu [viola] Adrian Mantu [cello] Formed in 1995 in Bucharest, ConTempo...

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Eva Coyle

Eva Coyle

Eva Coyle is an Irish Singer Songwriter from Athlone, Co. Westmeath. She is rooted in the Irish Tradition and has...

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Bean Dolan

Bean Dolan

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Florian Donderer

Florian Donderer

Director, Violin

Violinist Florian Donderer, praised for playing with ‘exceptional beauty, breath-taking technique and shocking intensity’ is one of the most interesting...

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Sara Ferrández

Sara Ferrández

Viola

 Sara Ferrández began directly with the viola at the age of three. Given her maturity as an interpreter, she started...

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John Finucane

John Finucane

Clarinet

Clarinettist John Finucane, who has been Principal Clarinet with Ireland’s RTE National Symphony Orchestra since 1995, has also had an...

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Mairéad Hickey

Mairéad Hickey

Violin

Celebrated Irish violinist Mairéad Hickey is acclaimed for her captivating expression, soaring tone and fearless virtuosity. Her natural ability to...

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Irish Chamber Orchestra

Irish Chamber Orchestra

Chamber Ensembles & Orchestras

The Irish Chamber Orchestra is Ireland’s most dynamic ensemble.  Mixing traditional repertoire with new commissions and collaborating with everyone from DJs to...

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Alexander Kovalev

Alexander Kovalev

Cello

Principal cellist of the Staatskapelle Berlin, Alexander Kovalev is also an avid chamber musician. Throughout his career Alexander played in...

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Christopher Marwood

Christopher Marwood

Cello

Christopher Marwood graduated from Cambridge University in 1983 and went on to study at London’s Royal Academy of Music and...

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Úna Nic Guidhir

Úna Nic Guidhir

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Méabh Ní Bheaglaoich

Méabh Ní Bheaglaoich

Méabh Ní Bheaglaoich is a singer, songwriter and musician whose musical expression and stylings are deeply rooted within the Irish...

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Rebekka Simon

Rebekka Simon

Rebekka studied dance at Palucca University of Dance Dresden, Germany including ballet and point work, modern and contemporary dance, jazz and...

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Spero Quartet

Spero Quartet

String Quartets

The Spero Quartet is a new quartet founded in 2020, bringing together three of Ireland’s finest young musicians with Canadian...

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The Vanbrugh

The Vanbrugh

Chamber Ensembles & Orchestras

Keith Pascoe [violin] Simon Aspell [viola] Christopher Marwood [cello] The Vanbrugh has evolved from the work of the Vanbrugh Quartet...

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Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh

Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh

Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh makes music on a 10-string fiddle called the hardanger d'amore , and he travels the world as...

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