Mirror in the mirror Ensemble Avalon

Ioana Petcu-Colan – violin Gerald Peregrine – cello Michael McHale – piano

Thursday 14 January at 8pm

Sligo Methodist Church Wine Street Sligo
Mirror in the mirror with Ioana Petcu-Colan on violin, Gerald Peregrine on cello and Michael McHale on pianoAdmission: 20/17 euro concession

Student tickets 10 euro (door only)

Tickets from Hawk’s Well Theatre.
Telephone: (071) 9161518
or book on line www.hawkswell.com

Programme
Haydn Piano trio no. 39 in G major (Gypsy Rondo)
Pärt
Fratres; Für Alina;
Variationen zur Gesundung von Arinuschka;
Passacaglia; Spiegel im spiegel

INTERVAL
Gabriel Fauré Piano Trio in D minor, op. 120
Dmitri Shostakovich Piano Trio no. 2 in E minor, op. 67

Ensemble Avalon is a fresh and dynamic piano trio featuring three of Ireland’s finest internationally accomplished soloists and chamber musicians. Since their inaugural concert together in the summer of 2006 the trio has performed concerts, tours and series in Ireland, Italy and UK and enjoys regular broadcasts on radio and television. Originating from both Northern and Southern Ireland, all three members have studied intensively in Ireland, the UK, France and the US between them and currently live in three different countries. The three members of Ensemble Avalon each enjoy an active solo and chamber career and they have created Ensemble Avalon as a means to discovering and performing new and existing piano trio repertoire together.

What the critics say:
‘ravishing sensitivity…one of the highlights of my listening year’ Julian Haylock – The Strad
‘There are many fine young musicians now emerging in Ireland, but I suspect if you tried to put a trio together that would reflect that flowering of talent you would be hard pressed to better this one’ – Dick O Riordan Sunday Business Post
‘heart-on-sleeve emotion’ – The Irish Times

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