Thursday 28th February @ 8.00pm at the Linenhall Arts Centre
A classical recital featuring the stellar musical talents of Carol McGonnell (clarinet) and Hugh Tinney (piano). Dublin-born clarinettist Carol McGonnell has a growing reputation as a solo performer and chamber musician in both the United States and Europe. Since 1998 she has been living in New York, where she performs with the chamber groups Proteus Five and the Argento Ensemble. She has recently performed solo and in ensemble in Korea, Turkey, and numerous prestigious venues in the United States. Her involvement with new music has brought her into contact with leading composers including Lukas Foss, Tristan Murail, Phillipe Hurel and Gérard Pesson. She also performed works by Elliott Carter at Carnegie Hall in the presence of the composer.
Carol McGonnell, clarinet
Also born in Dublin, pianist Hugh Tinney first came to international recognition by winning first-prize in two international competitions, the 1983 Pozzoli in Italy and the 1984 Paloma O'Shea in Spain, and since then he has performed in more than 30 countries throughout Europe, the United States, South America and the Far East. A prize-winner in the Leeds Piano Competition in 1987, he has since worked with many prestigious UK orchestras, and conductors including Simon Rattle, Norman del Mar, Yan Pascal Tortelier and Jacek Kaspryk. Hugh has also been a regular soloist for over 20 years with the National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland, and performed with the Borodin Quartet, the Vogler Quartet and the Vanbrugh Quartet. Programme: Brahms, F minor sonata (duo); Beethoven, Sonata in A, Op 101 (piano solo); Bruno Mantovani, Bug (clarinet solo); Schumann, Fantasiestücke Op 73 (duo); Messager, Solo de Concours (duo).
Hugh Tinney, piano
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