Finding a Voice Concert Series 2019 – South Tipperary Arts Centre

by admin on 27/02/2019

South Tipperary Arts Centre are delighted to launch the second edition of Finding a Voice – a celebration of women composers for International Women’s Day. We are very grateful for funding by the Arts Council of Ireland for this concert series.
For our 2019 edition, due to take place from Friday 8th to Sunday 10th March, Finding a Voice focuses on the music of women composers through the ages, building and expanding on our highly successful inaugural series in 2018 but celebrating in particular the anniversaries of three significant women composers: the 400th anniversary of the birth of celebrated Italian baroque composer Barbara Strozzi (1619-1677); the 200th anniversary of the birth of German romantic composer Clara Schumann (1819-1896); and the 70th birthday of renowned Canadian composer Alexina Louie (b. 1949), who is coming Ireland for the very first time to be present for a concert of her music.

Friday 8th March

Falling Through Time: The Music of Alexina Louie

Venue:  Old Saint Mary’s Church, Clonmel
Time:    1pm
Date:     08/03/19
Tickets: €12/ €6 concession

Rising stars Ellen Jansson (piano), Kelley Lonergan (soprano) and guests present ‘Falling Through Time: The Music of Alexina Louie’ featuring solo and chamber music by Canadian composer, Alexina Louie, whose 70th birthday falls in 2019. She will be in attendance, on her first ever visit to Ireland.  One of Canadaʼs most sought after composers, Alexina Louie has written for many of the countryʼs leading soloists, chamber ensembles, new music groups and orchestras. Her works have become part of the standard repertoire, in particular her many compositions for piano, the best known of which is Scenes From A Jade Terrace, commissioned by Jon Kimura Parker.

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