On Friday 18th September 2015 from 8.30 – 9 pm Peter Barley will give a recital for Culture Night 2015 in St. John’s Cathedral. Peter Barley is Organist & Choir Director in St Mary’s Cathedral Limerick and a founding member of Limerick Pipe Organ Festival.
Also, at 7:30 – 8:00pm in St Mary’s Church Athlunkard St Limerick Carolann Guinee and Riona Curtin will play the organ there. Carolann Guinee is Organist & Choir Director in St Joseph’s Church Limerick and Riona Curtin is Organist in Church of the Assumption Abbeyfeale Co Limerick. Both are members of Limerick Pipe Organ Festival Committee.
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Other Organ Concerts in Limerick
Organ recitals take place on a regular basis in Glenstal Abbey as follows:
Simon Harden on Tuesday 21st October at 4:30pm
Simon Harden on Wednesday 22 October at 1:10pm
Peter Barley on Wednesday 5th November at 1:10pm
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Pipe Organ Festival has been the emphasis on improvisation. The 150th anniversary concert in May, given by David Briggs, and the July and August concerts given by Cyprian Love and Columba Mc Cann in Glenstal all featured extensive improvisation. For an insight into what improvisation actually is click here to read a fascinating article by Cyprian Love.
Limerick’s newest orchestra will be performing in St. Mary’s Cathedral Limerick and will feature Poulenc’s Concerto for organ, strings and timpani amongst other selected pieces. Click here for the poster or see below. Read More →
Thank you to David Briggs for a most enjoyable and informative masterclass. The feedback has been overwhelmingly positive and all attendees left having benefitted greatly from David’s masterclass. See below for a small selection of photos from the event.
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