2010

Arte dei Suonatori

Arte dei Suonatori“Festival Orchestra Arte dei” is a baroque orchestra in the Baroque manner.

“Festival Orchestra Arte dei” gives nearly a hundred concerts a year, performing in various configurations and instrumental compositions. It is an animator and hosted five early music festivals in Poland…

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Sarah Groser

Sarah Groser first played the viol as a nine year old when her father lent her one to keep her happy while she was waiting to start on the cello.

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Marja Gaynor, Baroque violin and violaMarja Gaynor

Marja Gaynor hails from Finland but has been a resident of Cork since 2005.

Marja is a member of the Irish Baroque Orchestra and plays with Camerata Kilkenny and the Crow Street Consort. She is also a founding member of Cork’s only Baroque group, Beyond the Pale…

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Kate Hearne, recorder player and Baroque cellist, Dublin, IrelandKate Hearne

Kate Hearne is a recorder player and Baroque cellist from Dublin, Ireland.

After completing her Bachelor’s degree at the Royal Irish Academy of Music in 2002…

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Susan Alexander-Max and The Music CollectionSusan Alexander-Max

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A finalist in the International Bach Competition, New York City native Susan Alexander-Max is a graduate of the Juilliard School of Music. On completing her studies there, she won a scholarship to study with Ilona Kabos in London, where she now resides. Since then she has performed in festivals, music clubs, museums and galleries, and educational institutions throughout the world…

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Simon Standage ViolinistSimon Standage Violinist

Simon Standage is well-known as a violinist specialising in seventeenth and eighteenth century music.

Leader and soloist with The English Concert from its foundation until 1990, he also fulfilled the same role for many years with the City of London Sinfonia…

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Tonos, Irish Early Music group, Eamonn Sweeney and Roisin O'GradyTonos Irish Early Music Group

Irish Early Music group, Tonos, comprises Róisín O’ Grady (Soprano) and Eamon Sweeney (Baroque Guitar)

In 2006 Eamon Sweeney was awarded the first musicology PhD to be accredited by DIT Conservatory of Music and Drama.
Soprano Róisín O’ Grady completed her B.A. Hons. Degree in Music and Italian at University College, Cork in 2000 and in 2001 completed her B.Mus. Hons. Degree.

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