Music in Calary

Monday 17 April: Young local musicians from Comhaltas will give a special concert as part of County Wicklow’s Creative Ireland programme.

Friday 11 May: John Feeley (guitar), David O’Doherty (violin) and Moya O’Grady (cello) will play pieces by Vivaldi, Paganini, Albeniz, Piazzola.

Sunday 25 June: “The Waterloo Concert” features the Delmaine String Quartet and a cast of actors and singers in a programme of music, song, poetry and prose that reflects many aspects of the great battle and its aftermath. Works by Haydn, Mozart and Mahler are performed alongside pieces composed by the Duke’s own father, Garret Wellesley, who was the first professor of music at Trinity College.

Thursday 20 July: Wicklow Proms will present Sandra Oman who will sing a collection of arias and songs, each with a connection to the movies together with highlights of the Jeanette MacDonald songbook. She will be accompanied by David Wray (piano), Katie O’Connor (violin) and Gerald Peregrine (cello).

Friday 4 August: Duo Chagall (Arun Rao, cello and Gillian Williams, violin) together with Lance Coburn, piano, will play pieces by Schumann, Ravel and Brahms.

Friday 11 August: The Watterton Piano Trio (Simon Watterton, piano, Anna Cashell, violin and Aoife Nic Athlaoich cello) will play Beethoven’s Archduke Trio and Caesar Franck’s Violin Sonata.

Friday 8 September: Janet Ashe Memorial Concert. Musici Ireland (Mia Cooper and Jane Hackett (violins), Beth McNinch and David Kenny (violas), Grainne Hope and William Butt (cellos) will play the two Brahms string sextets, which are rarely played due to their intricacy.

October: To be advised.

Contact details for information and bookings  John at (01) 2828146 or

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