In An Evening’s Breath | Kaleidoscope Night

Wednesday 7th March 2018

Kaleidoscope returns to its residential venue, Bello Bar, for a distinctly “breathy” programme on Wed March 7th. Cassiopeia Winds make a welcome return to the series, performing Carl Nielsen’s Wind Quintet Op. 43; written in 1922, it is one of his best-loved chamber works, so much so that it was even performed at his own funeral in 1931. Cassiopeian flautist Catriona Ryan and oboeist Matthew Manning will contrast Nielsen’s neo-classical work with a duo sonata by the baroque composer, Georg Phillip Telemann. Thereafter, it’s more “breath”, with a 2013 work for voice and electronics by Irish composer, Grainne Mulvey, as performed by its premieress, Elizabeth Hilliard. Some Albert Camus-inspired jazz, composed by Irish guitarist Tommy Halferty, in the company of his sextet ensemble, will strike the last chord of a springtime canal-side night.