Showcasing the finest performers from the world of Classical Music is the corner stone of the Boyle Arts Festival which starts on July 21 this year.
The Classical music programme will begin with a lunchtime piano and guitar recital by award winning teenage family duo, Liam & Alana McManus in King House on Friday July 22 while Saturday July 23 will see a lunchtime performance by Shane Kenrick (clarinet) and Emma Kenrick (flute). They will be accompanied by BAF ‘pianist in residence’ Mary Scarlett.
The newly formed St. Joseph’s Church Choir will perform on Sunday July 24, while at 6pm on the same evening, King House will be the venue for Ensemble Avalon. July 25 will see a lunchtime performance in King House by 17 year old pianist Aidan Chan.
Also on the 25th, a concert featuring the pairing of words and music with a 1916 connection will make a powerful and spiritual evening event in the Church of Ireland at 8pm.
Baritone, Rory Costelloe will be joined by soprano Muireann Mulrooney and pianist Mary Scarlett in King House at 1pm on July 26.
Pianist, Peter Regan will make a welcome return to Boyle on July 27 with a lunchtime appearance in King House.
Dublin born Soprano Sandra Oman will be joined by Niall Kinsella on piano and baritone Simon Morgan for a special concert in the Church of Ireland on July 27 at 8pm.
Soprano, Aoife Gibney will be accompanied by pianist Killian Farrell in King House on July 29 .
The Classical programme concludes with a lunchtime concert in King House on Saturday July 30 by the DIT Early Music Ensemble and a performance by tenor, David Scott, during the 11:30pm Mass in St. Joseph’s Church on July 31.