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10. Main Evening Concert

An Unexpected Jewel

Saturday 29 June 2019

8:00 pm

10:00 pm

Bantry House


©Santiago Cañon Valencia

Haydn’s Rider Quartet gets its nickname from the hectic gallop of the Finale, but even better than the virtuoso high jinks of the Finale is the opening Allegro’s delicious brand of dry, acerbic wit. Cork’s Mairéad Hickey joins with Budapest’s  Izabella Simon for the subtle beauty of Beethoven’s second A major Violin Sonata. Andrea Tarrodi’s Duo for viola and cello is a miniature jewel, the more beautiful for being so utterly unexpected. The Dutch Delta Piano Trio introduce themselves with Shostakovich’s overwhelming wartime Trio, written in memoriam for a close friend.


Composer Work Artist(s)
Haydn Quartet in G minor Op.74/3 ‘Rider’ Quatuor Zaïde
Beethoven Violin Sonata No:6 in A major Op.30/1 Mairéad Hickey Izabella Simon
Andrea Tarrodi Sorrow and Joy Jon Dahlkvist Hanna Dahlkvist
Shostakovich Piano Trio No:2 in E minor Op:67 Delta Piano Trio

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