Rediscovering Irish State Musick

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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

Google Map of Dublin Castle, Dame Street, Ireland