Friday 26th September
An Introduction to the world of Baroque Music
Opening Concert: €18/15
Saturday 27th September
1 pm Lunchtime Concert: €10/8
7.30 pm Evening Concert: The Irish Baroque Orchestra
10 pm Late Night Concert: €10/8
Sunday September 28th
2 pm: Heinrich Ignaz Biber: €18/15
5 pm: Marja Gaynor and Nina Treadwell: €10/8
7.30 pm Final Concert: €10/8
Musical excellence in an informal friendly atmosphere
19th Sligo Festival of Baroque Music
The 19th Sligo Festival of Baroque Music has no very clearly discernible theme or focus, but it does have performers and programmes that should stir all but the most Philistine to get our their diaries.
Full details of our programme and performers will be up on the website with in a couple of weeks. Eight performances, workshops and masterclasses. And more. Come for the weekend, for real excellence in musical performance, but also for the chance to discover more of the wonderful music of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries, to make new friends, to talk with performers over a cup of coffee – and perhaps even to slip away for a couple of hours while you walk up Knocknarea…
Currently the Festival is managed by a committee. We are very conscious of, and grateful for the support, assistance and encouragement given to the festival by a large number of individuals, organisations and institutions.
We would welcome any comment on any aspect of the festival, and would be extremely grateful for all support offered – financial or otherwise.
Sligo Festival of Baroque Music Committee: Rod Alston, John Fahy, Margrit Fahy, Lizzie Kinsella, Des McConville, Imelda Harte, Mary Bell, Eamon Bell and Isabelle Fahy.
Comments and Reviews
The Sligo Festival of Baroque Music has been held annually now for over fifteen years. With admirable support from the Irish Arts Council and local sponsors, it is able to attract many of the finest baroque musicians performing in Europe today. Over a single weekend at the beginning of October, …