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Ionad An Bhlascaoid – Sun 5th May -17.00pm – €12

An Díseart – Mon 6th May – 1.00pm – €15

 

Fáilte arais roimh Engegard, ceann des na ceatharéid is mó cáil ón Iorua. Formed under the midnight sun in Lofoten in 2006, their bold, fresh interpretations of the classical repertoire combined with a deep attachment to their Scandinavian roots has attracted international acclaim, and inspired some innovative partnerships and programming. Dúradh go raibh a gcéad albam ‘breath-taking’ I iris The Strad, cé gur bhuaidh a dara albam ‘Supersonic Award’ san irisleabhar Pizzicato  . as ‘what Grieg lovers have been waiting for’.
Formed under the midnight sun in Lofoten in 2006, the Engegård Quartet has rapidly become one of Norway’s most sought after ensembles. Their bold, fresh interpretations of the classical repertoire combined with a deep attachment to their Scandinavian roots has attracted international acclaim, and inspired some innovative partnerships and programming. The quartet’s debut CD was praised as ‘breath-taking’ in The Strad, while their second release won Pizzicato magazine’s ‘Supersonic Award’. Their recent CD of works by Grieg, Sibelius and Olav Anton Thommessen was praised by Tully Potter in Music Web International as ‘what Grieg lovers have been waiting for’.

 

Sunday 5th May-Ionad an Bhlascaoid – Mozart KV 421 in d minor Mustonen String Quartet No 1 written for the Engegård Quartet.

Monday 6th May – An Diseart – Beethoven Opus 18 no. 6 i B flat major, and Brahms Opus 51 no. 2 in a minor.  

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