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Rediscovering Irish State Musick
Dublin Castle, Saturday 12th August 2017
Join us for an evening of celebratory music and readings in the glorious surroundings of St. Patrick’s Hall as we rediscover music written for the Irish State Musick; the band of virtuoso musicians based at Dublin Castle in the 18th Century.
Hear for the first time in 300 years the spectacular Birthday Odes written for the Dublin Court festivities by Master’s of State Musick, Johann Sigismond Cousser and Matthew Dubourg.
Also including compositions with connections to Dublin by Purcell, Roseingrave, Vivaldi, Corelli, Boyce, Handel and even Jonathan Swift.
Ensemble Marsyas will be conducted by Peter Whelan
Rowan Pierce: Soprano
Emilie Renard: Mezzo Soprano
Nicolas Mulroy: Tenor
Gwilym Bowen: Tenor
Edward Grint: Bass
- Saturday 12th August 2017
- €15 - €20
- Dublin Castle, Dame Street, Ireland