Sunday afternoon concerts

SUNDAY AFTERNOON CONCERTS

We have temporarily stopped our Tuesday lunchtime concert series due to the building works being carried out at the church. However, we beginning to host more concerts on a Sunday afternoon instead (when the builders aren't there). See below for the current schedule.


Sunday 19 June 2022 at 6:00pm

Finegan Viscardi Duo (Tara Viscardi and Robert Finegan)

The Finegan Viscardi Duo is a saxophone and harp duo based in London, playing an eclectic mix of repertoire from traditional Irish to Baroque, contemporary compositions and arrangements. They will be presenting music from their new album Beginnings, and will be joined on the evening by guest artist violist Martha Campbell.

Programme:

  • Seán Ó Riada (1931–1971) arr. Finegan - Viscardi Duo | Mná na hÉireann (Women of Ireland) 
  • Turlough O’ Carolan (1670 - 1738) / arr. John Buckely (1951 - ) | Eleanor Plunkett
  • Benjamin Britten (1913 - 1976) | Bonny at Morn; Lemady
  • Graham Fitkin (1963 - ) | Braemar 
  • J.S. Bach (1685 - 1750) / Charles Gounod (1818 - 1893)| Ave Maria
  • Franz Schubert (1797 – 1828)/ arr. Tara Viscardi | Ständchen (Serenade) 
  • David Owen (1712–1741) | David of the White Rock
  • Trad. Irish arr. John Buckely (1951 - ) | Down by the Sally Gardens
  • James Oswald (1710–1769) | Airs for the Seasons | Spring - Crocus; Summer - Poppy

Free entry with retiring collection.

See them on YouTube here.

At Heath Street Baptist Church - see map and get directions.


The Finegan Viscardi saxophone and harp duo comprises prize winning Irish musicians, and graduates of the Royal College of Music and TU Dublin Conservatoire, Robert Finegan and Tara Viscardi. Their original programmes have been presented at the 2020 and 2021 Bloomsbury Festivals London, Irish Cultural Centre Hammersmith, the Embassy of Ireland London, Goodenough College and the Royal College of Music Chamber Music Series. Upcoming performances include recitals at Music at Junction 50 concert series in York, and the Rudolf Steiner Hall London curated by Irish Heritage. The duo are currently working on the release of their debut EP which will include folk music from the UK and Ireland in different contexts, as well as featuring a new work by harpist-composer Anne-Marie O’ Farrell which was commissioned with support from the Royal College of Music Accelerate Scheme. Experienced educators and passionate about outreach, the duo are committed to inclusivity and accessibility across all aspects of their music making. Robert and Tara are very grateful for the generous support of the Arts Council of Ireland, Royal College of Music and Goodenough College towards their studies and ongoing projects.


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