Tue. - Sat. 10am - 5pm, Sun. 10.30am - 3.30pm

Sligo Festival of Baroque Music

Sep. 27, 2019 - Sep. 29, 2019
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Sligo Festival Baroque Music 2019

Weekend Ticket: €90 Full Price / €75 Concession.
Admission to all events, a saving of 25%.

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Tickets for all events may be purchased in person at The Model or before the concert.

Details of the concert programmes are on http://www.sligobaroquefestival.com/festival-programme

Friday, 27 September 2019

12.00     Introduction to Baroque Music

An informal and interactive opportunity to learn about baroque music with members of Sligo Baroque Orchestra, to hold and play the instruments, and to ask questions.

Location: The Model Theatre
Admission: School students (10-18) €3, others €8 on the door.

19.00     Festival Opening Reception

All festival-goers and friends are warmly invited to the launch of the 24th Sligo Festival of Baroque Music, with music and refreshments, prior to the opening concert.

Location: The Model Atrium
Admission: Free

20.00     Collegium Marianum: Heavenly Pleasures

Sponsored by Porter Ford 

The renowned ensemble from Prague, under Jana Semerádová, play J S Bach's Suite No.2 BWV 1067, his cousin Johann Bernhard Bach's Ouverture No.3, and arias from J S Bach's cantatas with soprano Kristýna Vylíčilová.

Location: Calry Church (opposite The Model)
Admission: €25 Full Price / €20 concession / €12.50 GoSee (U18s)

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For concerts in Calry church, ticket purchases on the door are by cash only.

Saturday, 28 September 2019

11.00    Masterclasses

Collegium Marianum players will offer masterclasses in flute (Jana Semerádová), baroque violin (Lenka Torgersen) and baroque cello (Hana Fleková).

Location: The Model Education Room
Admission: Players €20, Audience €10

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For more information please contact Nicola Cleary at ncsligo@gmail.com.

13.00     RIAM Ensemble

Soloists of the RIAM, Dublin, will perform sonatas and arias by composers including Geminiani, Montalbano and Giordani. Clodagh Kinsella, soprano, Daire O'Connell, recorder, Gabriele Dikcuite, cello, and Matthew Breen, harpsichord.

Location: Calry Church (Opposite The Model)
Admission: €15 Full Price / €12 Concession / €7.50 GoSee (U18s)

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For concerts in Calry church, ticket purchases on the door are by cash only.

20.00     Collegium Marianum: Stravaganza

From cuckoos and nightingales to contemplative partitas and stately chaconnes: this concert presents rare 17th century masterpieces of virtuosity, innovation, and style, for violin, cello, theorbo and harpsichord.

Location: The Model Theatre
Admission: €20 Full Price / €18 Concession / €10 GoSee (U18s)

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22.00     Colin Booth, harpsichord

Appropriate to the hour, Colin plays dark, expressive pieces from 17th century France, by Louis Couperin, d'Anglebert and others.

Location: The Model Theatre
Admission: €15 Full Price / €12 Concession / €7.50 GoSee (U18s)

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Special Double Bill Offer: Get the 8.00pm and the 10.00pm concerts for €30 Full Price / €25 Concession

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Sunday, 29 September 2019

13.00     Nina Treadwell, lute, theorbo, guitar and  Sarah Groser, viola da gamba

Lyrical duets from Italy and Spain by Frescobaldi, Ortiz, Zanetti, and other composers of the 16th and 17th centuries.

Location: The Model Theatre
Admission: €15 Full Price / €12 Concession / €7.50 GoSee (U18s)

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15.00     Sligo Baroque Orchestra

Sponsored by Sligo Tourism Development Association

SBO, conducted by Rod Alston and led by Nicola Cleary, will play rarely heard works including Biber's Battalia, Chédeville's light-hearted homage to Vivaldi's Spring (with uilleann pipes!), and two pieces by Zelenka.

Location: The Model Atrium
Admission: €15 Full Price / €12 Concession / €7.50 GoSee (U18s)

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Special Double Bill Offer: Get the 1pm and the 3pm concerts for €20 Full Price / €18 Concession

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18.00     Collegium Marianum: Boemo Furioso with Miriam Kaczor (flute)      

In the closing concert, Irish flute virtuoso Miriam joins Jana Semerádová and our guests from Prague in a programme ranging from Vivaldi's concerto for two flutes to works by his contemporaries  – Reichenauer and Brentner in Bohemia, Quantz and Orschler in Germany – who were all masters of the instrument.

Location: Calry Church (Opposite The Model)
Admission: €25 Full Price / €20 Concession / €12.50 GoSee (U18s)

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For concerts in Calry church, ticket purchases on the door are by cash only.

Thanks

We are grateful to all our sponsors, patrons, donors and supporters, who help to make the festival possible. As well as those named below, we would like to thank Barbara and Paddy Rolleston, FCC Chartered Accountants, John Flanagan, Lizzie Kinsella, Luisa McConville, Margrit Fahy, Mary Bell, Mary McDonagh, Nicola Cleary, Emma Smith and Ronan Kelly. Also special thanks to Rod Alston, who founded the fèstival, and has now retired as artistic director.

Sponsors

Arts Council of Ireland
Clayton Hotels
Con Brio, Sligo Music Series
Deirdre Cooke Opticians
Eileen Monahan
Forás Eireann
Glasshouse Hotel
Hegarty Armstrong Solicitors
In memory of Patrick Gordon
In memory of Teresa and James Storey
Mayo Sligo Leitrim ETB
M. Sommer
Mullaneys Solicitors
Music Generation Sligo
Nolan & Quinlan Architects
OSD Digital Agency
Porter Ford Dealership
R. and H. Perceval, Temple House
Seán Feehily Funeral Services
Secret Gardens of Sligo
Simeon Gillan
Sligo LEADER Partnership
Sligo Park Hotel
Sligo Tourism Development Association
The Model

Patrons & Donors

Allied Irish Bank
Brendan McCormack
Call Of The Wild
Clifford Electrical
Dr Timothy Dunne
Gabrielle and Denys Tims
John and Pat Clifford
John Coleman
Jones Oil
Lyons Café
McHale's Sawmill
Martin Reilly Motors
Mary McDonnell, Tír na nÓg
Mary Martin
Michael J Horan Solicitors
Mullaney Brothers
Tom Ford

The Arts Council   Mayo, Sligo and Leitrim Education and Training Board   Music Generation Sligo  

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