martes, 28 de abril de 2015

2nd Donegal Chamber Music Festival

Friday 29th May to Sunday 7th June 2015 

Donegal Chamber Music Society
in association with Donegal Music Education Partnership,
the Regional Cultural Centre and the Glebe Gallery
presents the

Featuring artists:
Donegal Chamber Orchestra
Amy Gillen - flute
Szabó-Yélamo String Duo
DMEP’s Junior String Orchestra
& Intermediate Orchestra
Denise Blake, poet
Donegal Camerata String Quartet
Doimnic Mac Giolla Bhride, sean-nós singer
The Conwal Singers
Donegal Camerata String Quintet
and the music of composer Derek Ball

The 2nd DONEGAL CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL is taking place in the beautiful setting of Glenveagh National Park between 29th of May to 7th of June.

The combination of fine music and Glenveagh, with its idyllic lake, garden and mountain setting, is always a memorable experience.

Tickets can be booked in advance only. Booking is essential. An Grianán Theatre Box Office on 074 9120777 or online at

Friday 29th May, 8pm. Orchestral Opening concert
Donegal Chamber Orchestra with guest soloist flautist Amy Gillen

Boyce Symphony No. 1 in B-Flat Major, Op. 2
Delius Two Aquarelles for String Orchestra (To be Sung of a Summer Night on the Water)
Derek Ball (b. 1949) Monsters from the Forest (1996)
Mascagni Intermezzo from “Cavalleria Rusticana”
Johann and Josef Strauss Pizzicato Polka, Opus 234
Glazunov (150th Anniversary) Theme and Variations in G minor, op. 97
Vivaldi Flute Concerto No. 3 in D major, Op. 10, RV 428 "Il Gardellino"  
Soloist: Amy Gillen…

Saturday 30th May, 12.30pm. Family Concert
DMEP’s Junior String Orchestra and Intermediate Strings
The Glebe House and Gallery, Churchill - Admission is FREE

Sunday 31st May, 8pm. Music and Poetry

Donegal Camerata String Quartet with poet Denise Blake
Haydn's "The Seven Last Words of Christ" Op. 51 with poems by Mark Strand…

Monday 1st of June, 6.30pm. Classical Music & Irish Gaelic Songs

Doimnic Mac Giolla Bhríde with members of the Donegal Camerata


Mozart Divertimento in F Major, K. 138/125c
Tchaikovsky Andante Cantabile Op. 11
Derek Ball (b.1949) O'Carolan in Love (2011)
Laporte Intermède-pizzicato for string quintet
Doimnic Mac Giolla Bhride with members of Donegal Camerata
Caisleán na Finne • Seán Ó Duibhir a' Ghleanna • Síle Bhán Ní Shléibhín • 

Iníon an Bhaoiligh • Máire Bhruinneal • Slán don leabhar…

Tuesday 2nd to Friday 5th June 2015. Music Education
Donegal Music Education Partnership Chamber Music for Strings Programme 
at the Regional Cultural Centre, Letterkenny

Friday 5th June, 8pm. Students Concerts. Regional Cultural Centre

Participants of the Chamber Music Course for Strings Programme 
Admission Free with a Retiring Collection (voluntary donations)

Saturday 6th June, 8pm. Choral Concert

The Conwal Singers conducted by Karen Paton 
"Songs for a Summer Evening"

Saint-Saens Calme des Nuits, Op. 68 No. 1
Delibes Avril
Janequin Ce mois de mai
Derek Ball (b. 1949) • Five Tagore Songs (2011)
Hughes  Gartan Mother's Lullaby (arr. K. Fitzsimons 1997)
Stanford My Love's an Arbutus
Isaac Innsbruck, I Must Leave You
Dowland Come Again, sweet love doth now invite
Bob Chilcott (b. 1955)  The Lily and the Rose (2002)
Two Negro Spiritual Songs arranged for chorus of mixed voices
• Steal away to Jesus - Arr. by Hugh S. Roberton
• Down by the Riverside - Arr. by Gwin Arch…

Sunday 7th June 2015, 6.30pm. Closing Concert
Donegal Camerata String Quintet 

"Serenades at the Castle" 

Mozart Serenade in G major "Eine Kleine Nachtmusik" K. 525 
Barber Adagio for strings, Op. 11
Malats Serenata Española (Spanish Serenade)

Derek Ball (b. 1949) Brian Rae's Berceuse (2002)
Dvořák Two Waltzes, Op. 54, Nos. 1 – 4 B. 105
Schubert Serenade (Schwanengesang, D. 957 No. 4)
Sokolov /Lyadov/Glazunov Friday Polka
Tárrega Recuerdos de la Alhambra (Memories of the Alhambra)
Piazzolla Adiós Nonino /Oblivion /Libertango…

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