Thursday 5th - Sunday 8th 

September 2024

Programme/Clár 2023

Thursday 7th September

Matt Molloys

. 7.00pm

Shared Traditions: The Common Ground Between Traditional Irish and Classical Music

Niamh Ní Charra (violin, concertina, vocals) & Kevin Corbett (guitar)

Tickets: €10

Friday 8th September

Westport House

. 7.15pm

Wine Reception

. 8.00pm

Beethoven: Piano Trio op. 1, no. 3
Adrian Brendel (cello), Mia Cooper (violin) & Hugh Tinney (piano)

Schubert: ‘Shepherd on the Rock’
Chen Halevi (clarinet), Julius Drake (piano) & Anna Devin (soprano)

Massenet: Elegie for Soprano, Piano and Cello
Anna Devin (soprano), Julius Drake (piano) & Adrian Brendel (cello)

Chausson: ‘CONCERT’ for violin and piano with String Quartet
Charles Owen (piano) and Sophia Jaffé (violin) with Matangi Quartet

Tickets: €60

Saturday 9th September

Westport Town Hall Theatre

. 11.00am

Young Irish Stars from the Yehudi Menuhin School
Peter Ryan (violin) and Liam Ryan (piano)

Albeniz - Op.47 No.3 ‘Sevilla’
Kreisler - Liebesfreud & Liebesleid
Wieniawski - Polanaise de concert in D major Op.4
Massenet - ‘Meditation’
Kroll - Banjo and Fiddle
Wieniawski - Variations on an Original Theme
Trad - The Coulin
De Falla - Danza Espagnole

Tickets: €15

Matt Molloy's Yard Bar

. 3.30 - 4.30pm

Workshop: Matangi Quartet with Dermot Dunne (accordion)

Westport Town Hall Theatre

. 2.00pm

Star Voice Recital: Julius Drake (piano) and Anna Devin (soprano)

Tickets: €20

. 6.00 - 6.30pm

Lecture: A talk on Messiaen Quartet for the End of Time 

Free Admission

. 7.00pm

Concert from the Balcony: Dermot Dunne (accordion)
A return for our popular outdoor concert from the balcony of The Town Hall Theatre

. 8.00 - 9.00pm

Brahms: Viola Sonata f minor, op. 120, no. 1
Eivind Ringstad (viola) & Charles Owen (piano)

Raymond Deane: 'Cereus' (No. 10 from 'Noctuary')

Chopin: Nocturne in D flat op 27 no. 1
Hugh Tinney (piano)
Piazzola: La Muerte del Angel

Matangi Quartet and Dermot Dunne (accordion)

. 9.30pm - 10.30pm

Messiaen: Quartet for the End of Time
Chen Halevi (clarinet), Julius Drake (piano), Sophia Jaffé (violin) and Adrian Brendel (cello)

Tickets: €30

Sunday 10th September

Westport Town Hall Theatre

. 11.30am

Rebecca Clarke: Morpheus for Viola and Piano
Eivind Ringstad (cello) and Hugh Tinney (piano)

Brahms Clarinet Trio, op. 114
Adrian Brendel (cello), Chen Halevi (clarinet) and Hugh Tinney (piano)

Prokofiev Five: Melodies for Violin and Piano
Sophia Jaffé (violin) and Charles Owen (piano)

Debussy L’isle joyeuse
Charles Owen (piano)

Tickets: €20

Sean Staunton Suite

. 2pm

Lecture: Gary Leahy will develop on last years’ talk on the history of violin bow-making and the techniques and exotic materials that go into the making of a bow. This time he will be joined by violinist, Peter Ryan to provide real-time demonstrations of how bows can differ depending on various factors.

Free Admission

Holy Trinity Church

. 3.30pm

Mozart: Duo for Violin and Viola K 423 G major
Mia Cooper (violin) and Eivind Ringstad (viola)

Dohnanyi: Serenade op. 10
Sophia Jaffé (violin), Adrian Brendel (cello) and Eivind Ringstad (viola)


Glazunov: Reverie Orientale for String Quartet and Clarinet
Chen Halevi (clarinet) and Matangi Quartet

Dvoƙák: String Quartet No. 12 in F major, Op. 96 'American'
Matangi Quartet

Tickets: €25

Schools Programme

Schools workshop with Matangi Quartet, 11am, Friday 8th, Town Hall Theatre.
Other workshops to take place in the academic year 2023/24 in selected national schools in the Westport area.