2 performances, 6pm & 9pm, shown online at 9pm.
Tickets by competition only
The Vanbrugh Quartet are:
Keith Pascoe and Elizabeth Charleson, violins
Simon Aspell, viola
Christopher Marwood, cello
With introduction by Evelyn Grant, and featuring guest performer David Kenny on viola.
The Vanbrugh Quartet, based in Cork from 1986 to 2017, brought chamber music to audiences in Ireland, Europe, the Americas and the Far East. In 2016 the group was presented with the National Concert Hall’s Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of their contribution to music in Ireland.
The members of the Vanbrugh Quartet were also creators of the National String Quartet Foundation which promotes the work of Irish musicians and creates and supports live chamber music events at venues throughout Ireland.
The Vanbrugh Quartet in Autumn 2020 celebrate the music of Beethoven on the 250th anniversary of his birth.
A native of Cork, David Kenny studied with Constantin Zanidache and Simon Aspell at the CIT Cork School of Music. He has played Principal Viola with the European Union Youth Orchestra and the National Youth Orchestra of Ireland.