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The Story of a Cello

Sunday, May 19, 2024 at 8:00 pm

Black Box Theatre

Irish Chamber Orchestra

Katherine Hunka, director

Camille Thomas, cello

 

SIBELIUS Andante Festivo
CPE BACH Cello Concerto in A minor WQ170
CHOPIN (arr. Franchomme) Funeral March
  Raindrop Prelude
FRANCHOMME Air Russe VariƩ
GRIEG Holberg Suite

 

French cellist Camille Thomas is in demand all over the world, enchanting audiences with her flawless technique and deeply passionate playing .

For her debut concert with the Irish Chamber Orchestra she will not only perform a concerto by the visionary composer Carl Philipp Emmanuel Bach (fifth son of JS Bach) but she will also perform music by the little-known Romantic French composer August Franchomme, whose Stradivarius cello she has inherited.

The ICO, directed  by their effervescent leader Katherine Hunka, open and close the concert with popular works by Sibelius and Grieg. 

Come and discover this game for yourselves and hear the beautiful score performed live!


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