2014 Programme of Events

19th Sligo festival of Baroque Music 26th – 28th September 2014

The full detailed programme will be displayed shortly.

Friday 26th September


An Introduction to the world of Baroque Music – for schools given by Marja Gaynor violin and Nina Treadwell theorbo

Marja Gaynor, Baroque violin and viola


8 pm Opening Concert: Julia Corry Traverso; Marja Gaynor; Violin/ Viola; Sarah McMahon Cello; Malcolm Proud Harpsichord €18/15

 Sarah McMahon & Malcolm Proud

Saturday 27th September

1 pm Lunchtime Concert:

Two Harpsichord Recital: Colin Booth & Yonit Kosovske €10/8

Colin Booth

7.30 pm Evening Concert:

The Irish Baroque Orchestra: dir Monica Huggett Muisc from Bohemia

Irish Baroque Orchestra

10 pm Late Night Concert:

“Gentle love, sweet melancholy” €10/8.
Valeria Mignaco with lutenist Alfonso Marin.
English lute songs by J. Dowland, T. Campion, P. Rosseter and J. Johnson

Sunday September 28th

2 pm:

Heinrich Ignaz Biber: The Rosary Sonatas: €18/15
Maya Homburger, baroque violin; Sarah McMahon, baroque cello,
Malcolm Proud, harpsichord

5 pm:

Marja Gaynor and Nina Treadwell €10/8

7.30 pm Final Concert:

Sligo Baroque Orchestra with guests directed by Therese Timoney €10/8

 Members of Sligo Baroque Orchestra

The Festival Programme also will include a violin masterclass given by Maya Homburger; an introduction to playing the harpsichord with Colin Booth and open rehearsals including Therese Timoney directing a festival orchestra. Full details will appear soon.

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