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Join two of Ireland’s premier string players for an exciting evening of virtuosity!

Join two of Ireland’s premier string players for an exciting evening of virtuosity!

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“8strings2aBow”

​ “MASTERWORKS FOR VIOLIN AND CELLO DUO”

​ ELIZABETH COONEY, violin and GERALD PEREGRINE, cello

Tech Amergin Arts Centre Friday 13th April 8pm

​​Join two of Ireland’s premier string players for an exciting evening of virtuosity! Come hear dazzling works by composers such as Beethoven, Ravel, Handel, Martinu, and Lee among others. This is a rare opportunity to hear these works performed live in some of Ireland’s most intimate venues.

“Mesmerising playing” BBC music magazine
Elizabeth Cooney is an Irish violinist, performing internationally and based in London. She performs as soloist, chamber musician and in orchestras, invited to guest lead the WNO orchestra, RTE Concert Orchestra, ECO and Aurora as well as touring throughout the world. As soloist, Elizabeth has recorded for BBC Radio 3, and toured with the RTE National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland; with the Liszt Chamber Orchestra of Hungary; Slovenian Philharmonic (at Victoria Hall in Geneva as laureate of the Sion-Valais International Competition for Violin, Switzerland). She has performed at the Wigmore Hall, the Royal Festival Hall, Weill Hall at Carnegie in

“Gerald Peregrine plays the cello as if born to it” – (The Irish Times).
Gerald Peregrine is an established soloist, chamber and orchestral musician, who regularly performs in Ireland, Europe, the Americas and Asia. He has a diverse range of musical interests, and has gained much critical acclaim as a soloist and chamber musician. Gerald is a member of Ensemble Avalon and Trio Festivale, and and co-leader of the Wexford Festival opera orchestra since 2006. He has performed as a soloist and chamber musician in prestigious venues such as Carnegie Hall, Great hall Beijing, Cadogan Hall ( BBC proms), Tchaikovsky Hall. He has recorded for RTE Lyric FM label and was featured soloist on the soundtrack for John Boorman’s latest film, Queen and Country. He has featured reqularly on Irish radio and TV over the years, and has broadcast several chamber music recitals for BBC and RTE. His work has also been broadcast on Sky TV and BBC 1.

Tickets €15 / €12. Pre-booking essential on 066 9478956.

 

 

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