We're delighted to announce we will be
hosting two very special events for the return of
Birr Vintage Week and Arts Festival
on Friday 5 August!
FOUR HANDS | FOUR VOICES
Maria McGrann soprano
Peter O’Reilly tenor
Sarah Richmond mezzo-soprano
Kevin Neville bass-baritone
Rebecca Cohen & Niall Kinsella piano-duo
BIRR THEATRE & ARTS CENTRE | FRIDAY 5 AUGUST | 8PM | €20
Four Hands | Four Voices is a concert that showcases exquisite German romantic songs, accompanied by not just one pianist, but two!
The programme features Brahms’ jubilant Liebeslieder-Waltzer (Love-Song Waltzes) and Schumann’s sublime Spanische Liebeslieder (Spanish Love Songs), plus solo songs by Clara Schumann and delightful, dance-inspired piano duets by Schubert, that are sure to have you waltzing in the aisles.
Four Hands | Four Voices has been performed to rapturous applause at Dublin’s National Concert Hall by some of the most exciting performers working in Ireland and the UK today.
Schubert | Four Polonaises, D.599 (15’)
Schumann | Spanische Libeslieder, Op. 139 (20’)
Brahms | Liebeslieder-Walzer, Op. 152 (25’)
Plus a selection of solo songs by Franz Schubert, Robert and Clara Schumann and Johannes Brahms.
** Your ticket also includes entry to Song Recital with Dylan Rooney!
SONG RECITAL WITH DYLAN ROONEY
BIRR THEATRE & ARTS CENTRE | FRIDAY 5 AUGUST | 2PM | €14/12
A firm favourite with Birr and Midland audiences, winner of numerous awards at the Dublin Feis Ceoil
in recent years, and the Trench Award Audience Prize 2022, Dylan has recently completed his Masters in Vocal Performance at London’s Guildhall.
Today, he brings us favourites from the American, Irish and German songbooks, with his rich baritone and warm personality.