Ireland’s leading guitar ensemble, the Dublin Guitar Quartet is the first classical guitar quartet entirely devoted to new music. Blending a mix of celebrated works for the guitar quartet with modern works by internationally acclaimed composers, the group have recently released an album of Philip Glass’ music on the composer’s label. They will perform Glass’ Mishima along with adaptations of modern masterpieces from composers including Taverner, Pärt and Ligeti.
Ligeti: Musica Ricercata
Brouwer: Cuban Landscape with Rhumba
Tavener: The Lamb
Koshkin: Changing the Guard
Sisask: Songs in honor of the Virgin Mary
Pärt: Alleluia Tropus
Kreek: Maga, Maga Matsikene & Mis a sirised, Sirtsuke
Glass: String Quartet No. 3, “Mishima”
8:00 pm. Georgian Large Room, City Hall
Admission: €18.00, Student/Child €5.00
Tickets available at the door or may booked through the Theatre Royal
Box office 051-874402
Workshop at WIT College Street
with Pat Brunnock of Dublin Guitar Quartet
Fri 12th Sept 9:30 am - 12.30. Free of Charge
The workshop will be particularly suited to intermediate and advanced guitar students and will focus on all aspects of guitar performance. It will follow the masterclass format and people can attend as active participants or just to observe the class.
Active participants will perform a piece which they are working on and then recieve tuition in areas including technique, tone production, musicality and performance.
Guitar ensembles are also welcome to perform at the masterclass and will be given tips on ensemble performance as well as general guitar technique.
This class will be of interest to anyone with an interest in classical guitar and music in general and observers are welcome to come along.