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Clifden Arts Society Presents: Cello Quartet
Due to the current Level 3 COVID-19 Guidelines, This event is postponed until further notice.
Music Network presents an exciting new Cello Quartet featuring William Butt, Rosalie Curlett, Martin Johnson and Ailbhe McDonagh on tour this October Programme to include beautiful arrangements of popular works by Bach, Beethoven, Debussy, Gershwin and a new Music Network commission by Conor Linehan.
Music Network presents four masterful cellists – William Butt, Rosalie Curlett, Martin Johnson and Ailbhe McDonagh on a six-date nationwide tour, including a performance at Station House Theatre, Clifden on 11th October presented by Clifden Arts Society. For tickets and more information see musicnetwork.ie.
With its sonorous tone, swan-like elegance and an expressive range that gives the human voice a run for its money, no other instrument manages to play on our heartstrings quite like the cello. Music Network’s second tour this autumn will highlight this wonderful instrument. Audiences can look forward to marvellous arrangements of works by Bach, Beethoven and Bartók, Piazzolla’s sultry Libertango, Mozart’s beautiful Ave Verum Corpus, a fiery exchange between two cellos in Barrière’s popular Sonata in G Major, Debussy’s uber-romantic Clair de lune and Gershwin’s jazz-infused favourites from Porgy and Bess. Contemporary music for this unusual combination will be well catered for in Ailbhe McDonagh’s own Cellango and a new Music Network commission by Conor Linehan.
Astor Piazzolla (Arr. by David Johnstone) Libertango
Conor Linehan An Autumn Night’s Dream (Music Network Commission)
Jean-Baptiste Barrière Sonata No. 10 in G major
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (Arr. by David Johnstone) Ave Verum Corpus
Ludwig van Beethoven (Arr. by Ailbhe McDonagh) Adagio cantabile (2nd movement) from Sonata No. 8, Op. 13 “Pathétique”
Claude Debussy (Arr. by David Johnstone) Clair de lune
Ailbhe McDonagh Cellango
J.S. Bach (Arr. by Claudio Jaffe and Johanne Perron) Chaconne from Partita No. 2 in d minor
George Gershwin (Arr. by Lee Armstrong) Summertime, Bess, you is my woman now
Béla Bartók (Arr. by Lee Armstrong) Romanian Folk Dances