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November 25: RDS Rising Stars Concert

Wednesday 25 November 2015, 7.30pm
RDS Concert Hall

The RDS Rising Stars Concerts showcase new talent in Irish classical music by providing an audience and a venue for talented third-level music students to help them gain valuable performance experience. The next Rising Stars Concert takes place at 7.30pm on Wednesday 25 November 2015 in the RDS Concert Hall, Ballsbridge. The special guest on the night is violinist Róisín Walters, the winner of the RDS Music Bursary in 2011. The concert will be presented by Laura Gilsenan, CEO of Feis Ceoil Association. To reserve a seat please click here.

Featuring DIT students Liam McManus (guitar) and Aoibhneas (Flute/Piano/Voice Trio) Emma Kendrick, Kevin Corcoran & Kathleen Nic Dhiarmada 

Performers & Programme

APOLLO DUO - Piano Duet

Jordan Bagot & Denise Crowley

Samuel Barber (1910 – 1981)
Souvenirs – ballet suite Opus 28
  i           Pas de Deux
 ii          Hesitation Tango

Sergei Rachmaninov (1873 – 1943)
Six Morceaux Opus 11
 i           Barcarolle
 ii          Slava

LIAM McMANUS - Classical Guitar

Isaac Albeniz (1860 – 1909)

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 – 1750)
Violin Sonata No. 2 in A minor BWV 1003   - Allegro

Agustin Barrios (1885 – 1944)
El Ultimo Trémolo

AOIBHNEAS - Flute, Piano, Voice Trio

Emma Kenrick, Kevin Corcoran & Kathleen Nic Dhiarmada

Léo Delibes (1836 – 1891)
Le Rossignol

André Previn  (b 1929)
Two Remembrances for soprano, alto flute, piano
i          A Love Song
ii          Lyric

Kevin Corcoran (b 1992)


Maurice Ravel   (1875 – 1937)
Une Barque sur l’Ocean (Miroirs)

Isaac Albeniz (1860 – 1909)
Triana  (Iberia)

Frederic Chopin (1810 – 1849)
Etude Opus 10 No. 1 in C major


Accompanied by Dearbhla Brosnan

Fritz Kreisler (1875 – 1962) 
Praeludium and Allegro in the style of  Pugnani

Olivier Messaien (1908 – 1992)
Thème et Variations  (1932)

Henryk Wieniawski (1835 – 1880)
Scherzo tarantelle  Opus 16