Informal Music Afternoons offer a mix of live music-making with programmes that are always varied and take place in the Atrium in the Model – a bright space, well fitting a midday event. The set-up is cabaret style with the café offering tempting fare.
“The Great American Songbook: 1900 to the Present”
Graeme Bourke (piano) and Denys Tims (vocals) present a selection of Songbook classic standards from songwriters such as Duke Ellington, Hoagy Carmichael, and Johnny Mercer and made popular by Billie Holiday, Frank Sinatra, Ray Charles, Amy Winehouse, John Legend, and many others.
Lorraine Howley and David Watters (flutes) with members of Sligo Baroque Orchestra perform
Concerto for two flutes, strings and basso continuo in D major by Johann Friedrich Fasch FaWV LD 9
Six arrangements of modernist, Romantic and avant-garde pieces for two electric guitars. Performed by Nick O’Sullivan & Owen Kilfeather
Dream – John Cage
Dalí’s Car – Captain Beefheart
Theme from Basic Instinct – Jerry Goldsmith
Gymnopedie No. 1 Rephased – Erik Satie, arr. Kilfeather
Aardvark Apparel – Owen Kilfeather
The Emperor of Ice-Cream – Owen Kilfeather
Sunday July 7th at 1 pm in The Model, Sligo
Admission €5 – and children go free
IMAs are produced by Sligo Baroque Orchestra in partnership with The Model.
Grateful acknowledgement of support from the Arts Council and Sligo County Council