Friday 8th - Sunday 10th

September 2017

Artists › Catherine Leonard & Hugh Tinney

Well-known Irish soloists Catherine Leonard and Hugh Tinney toured together internationally for the first time in 2001 in a Music Network tour of Sweden and performed a special concert in Helsinki’s Finlandia Hall attended by the Presidents of Ireland and Finland. Since then they have performed in festivals and tours frequently and extensively in Ireland. In Dublin, they performed a recital for Music in Great Irish Houses at St. Patrick’s Hall in Dublin Castle and in the Royal Dublin Society’s Chamber Music Weekend. 

In spring 2010, they performed to great acclaim on a Camerata Pacifica tour of Los Angeles and the U.S. West Coast. "Empathetic, collective poise and personality were evident here…" (Santa Barbara News Press).

In spring 2014 they performed the full cycle of Beethoven Sonatas for piano and violin in the National Concert Hall International Season and gave a recital in Wigmore Hall London. Catherine Leonard and Hugh Tinney are joint artistic directors of the Westport Festival of Chamber Music.