Dublin Castle is delighted to partner with Enescu Chamber Music Festival for a series of chamber music concerts in the 19th-century Chapel Royal from the 30th of November to the 2nd of December with members of Ficino Ensemble and RTE’s Contempo Quartet.
This first edition of Enescu International Chamber Music Festival will introduce Dublin audiences to an amazing mix of classical and traditional music from Dracula’s land, Romania, together with passionate Latino music and essential European chamber music works, all in the Long Room Hub, Trinity College, and in the Chapel Royal, Dublin Castle.
‘Romanian Rhapsody and Latino Connections’ will celebrate Romanian National Day and will feature panpipes and string quartet.
Iulian Pusca – panpipes
Ioana Petcu Colan – violin
Lynda O’Connor – violin
Joined by RTE ConTempo Quartet members: Adrian Mantu – cello and Andreea Banciu – viola
George Enescu – Prelude a l’unisson for strings
Astor Piazzolla – Four For Tango
Bela Bartok – Romanian Dances
Dinu Lipatti – Introduction and Allegro for solo violin,
Gaetano Pugnani/Ion Malcoci – Venetian Carnaval for panpipes & strings
Paul Constantinescu – Concerto for string quartet
Luigi Boccherini – Quintet no 2 in G for panpipes and string quartet
Giovani Sollima – Lamentatio for cello solo
Dan Variu – ‘Pune doamne paza gurii mele’
Trad piece – Doina
Grigoras Dinicu – Hora staccato, for panpipes and string quartet