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Music in Kilkenny presents - Pirosmani String Quartet
Kilkenny City, Co. Kilkenny
22 October 2022
Music in Kilkenny presents Cork violinist Mairead Hickey leading the Pirosmani String Quartet with a start-studded lineup of international musicians in the magnificent Parade Tower of Kilkenny Castle.

Pirosmani Quartet

Mairead Hickey - violin

William Hagen - violin

Georgy Kovalev - viola

Ella van Poucke - cello

String Quartet in D major Op. 18 no. 3 (Ludwig van Beethoven)

‘Night Pieces’ (Sean Doherty)

String Quartet in A minor Op. 51 no. 2 (Johannes Brahms)

Cork violinist Mairead Hickey leads a star-studded lineup of international musicians. Beethoven’s Op.18 No.3 was by some accounts his first string quartet and from its lyrical opening to its fleet-footed finale it carries the hallmarks of the master’s genius. We lost many of Brahms’ quartets through his obsessive self censorship, but this magnificent A minor quartet is one of the three masterpieces that escaped his fireplace.

National String Quartet Foundations series.

Event details
Venue

The Parade Tower Wing

Dates

22 October 2022

Time

Start 20:00End 22:00

Price

20

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Contact details
The Parade Tower Wing, The Parade, Gardens, Kilkenny, Ireland
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