91. Coffee Concert

Persée et Andromède

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Saturday 2 July 2022

11:00 am

12:00 pm

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Ensemble Molière is again joined by Irish mezzo, Rachel Kelly, to tell the story of Andromeda’s rescue from the sea monster by Perseus, the son of Zeus and slayer of Medusa.

Perseus was the son of mighty Zeus and mortal Danae. He is best known as the slayer of the Gorgon Medusa, a fearsome monster, and as the rescuer of the Ethiopian princess Andromeda. Perseus came upon the beautiful and helpless maiden Andromeda, chained to the rocks waiting to be devoured by a sea monster. Perseus took Andromeda to her father Cepheus and asked for her hand in marriage.

Admission: €20/€15/€10

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Rachel Kelly

All works performed by Rachel Kelly Ensemble Molière


Composer Work
Lully Suite from Persée
Charpentier Musique de theatre pour ‘Andromede’
Lefebvre Andromede
Dandrieu Sonate en Sol Mineur Op.1 No.3
Vivaldi Sovvente il sole from Andromeda Liberata, Anh 117
Arts Council 70
Fáilte Ireland
Wild Atlantic Way
CCC Library & Arts Service
Cork County Council
Pure Cork
Creative Europe Programme
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