Free on-line concert events that includes a few of Eire’s high classical musicians can be hosted by Cork Orchestral Society for the primary time this month.
Between January and June, month-to-month performances can be streamed on-line on the classical music society’s web site.
A newly based Cork ensemble, 13 Strings, is about to play the primary live performance on Saturday, January 23.
The live performance will function Telemann’s Don Quixote Suite, Mozart’s Divertimento in B flat, Okay. 137 (Okay. 125b), Grieg’s Two Elegiac Melodies, and Mendelssohn’s String Sinfonia no.2 in D.
13 Strings are curated by Canadian musician David Whitla, the full-time double bass teacher on the CIT Cork College of Music and a former member of the RTÉ Nationwide Symphony Orchestra.
David Whitla data and performs commonly as an additional with the Irish Chamber Orchestra, and has appeared on quite a few different albums and soundtracks.
Becoming a member of him on the ensemble’s core is chief of the primary violin part of 13 Strings, Sébastien Petiet.
Born in France, he grew up in west Kerry, the place he discovered conventional Irish music from native musicians. A multi-instrumentalist, he performs most acoustic string devices, each bowed and plucked. He additionally spent 21 years as a violinist with the RTÉ Live performance Orchestra.
“It’s with nice pleasure that at present we will announce our return,” says Tom Crowley, chairman of the Cork Orchestral Society, “and to begin 2021 on a vivid word, we’re delighted to current a programme of six concert events on-line which can be non-ticketed occasions.
Based by Aloys Fleischmann in 1938, Cork Orchestral Society has spent over 80 years persevering with the legacy of Fleischmann, presenting top-quality classical music of every kind to the town of Cork.
Going down in February, the second live performance within the sequence can be carried out by Cork College of Music (CSM) rising artist Brendan Garde (violin) enjoying with Gary Beecher (piano).
“There are but extra treats in retailer, with a solo piano recital, wind quintet, piano trio and a trio of sopranos all ready within the wings to thrill our viewers within the coming months,” mentioned Mr Crowley.