World Premiere Concerto

World Premiere Concerto

Sunday, 30 April 2023, 3.30pm

Musici Ireland return to Music for Wexford for the World Premiere performance of a new concerto for viola and chamber ensemble by Kilmore composer Liam Bates. Famed for his Christmas musical Noel, a collaboration with Eoin Colfer, and Heroes of the Helen Blake, this promises to be a thrilling new work, commissioned by Beth McNinch in 2022.

Jessie Montgomery Strum

Mozart Flute Quartet in D

Ravel Introduction and Allegro


Glazanov Reverie Orientale

Bates Concerto: Soloist Beth McNinch

Leader: Ioana Petcu Colan , Lidia Jewloszewicz Clarke violin

Nick Rippon: Viola Niamh Molloy: Cello

Dianne Marshall: Harp Meadbh O’Rourke: Flute Conor Sheil: Clarinet Hannah Miller: Horn

About Musici Ireland:

Formed in 2012, Musici Ireland have performed hundreds of concerts across Ireland and have been broadcast around the world.

“Musici Ireland is rooted in creativity and exploration. We are a women led chamber ensemble who value deep audience connection and aim to create evocative wholesome performances in both traditional and explorative concert experiences. We offer education and artistic nourishment for our members and always stay curious about the industry we are in, the world and ways we can add our creative footprint. Our development as an ensemble has seen substantial growth over the past number of years. A significant jump in both numbers and creative output was seen during the World’s Global Pandemic, highlighting our determination, resilience and passion for what we do as an ensemble. We look forward to expanding our listenership abroad and developing lasting international connections.”

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Published by bethmcninch on 10 March 2023

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