Spring Journey 2014: Three Concerts for the Organ
You Must Believe In Spring
Emilie Conway (voice) & Johnny Taylor (piano)
Friday 28 Feb
A Tip Of The Hat: The Songs of Flanders & Swann, Tom Lehrer & more
Benjamin Russell (voice) & David O’Shea (piano)
Friday 28 March
Pat Coldrick (guitar)
Friday 9 May 2014
All concerts at 8pm
Dublin Unitarian Church, 112 St Stephen’s Green
€40 season ticket for all 3 concerts, €15 per concert if bought in advance from www.dublinunitarianchurch.org or €20 per concert on the door.
As the work gets underway in the church on the organ, it has been announced that some of Ireland’s finest musicians will perform in three special concerts this spring in aid of the Dublin Unitarian Church’s Organ Restoration Project. Ranging from jazz to classical guitar via Flanders and Swann and Tom Lehrer, the concerts in this beautiful city centre venue will run in Feburary, March and May, with special season tickets available for all three concerts.
Singer Emilie Conway with Johnny Taylor on piano, will kick off the season on Friday Feb 28th with You Must Believe in Spring, a sensuous and infections combination of jazz and latin as heard most recently on Emilie’s critically acclaimed debut CD, The Secret of a Rose, and in a national concert tour through 2012 bookended by successful concerts in the NCH in Dublin. www.emilieconway.ie
A Tip of the Hat- The Songs of Flanders and Swann, Tom Lehrer and more is the title for Friday March 28th, when singer Benjamin Russell, accompanied by David O’Shea on piano follow up on their Culture Night preview of this mix of British and US comedy song. Well known as classical musicians, they present this timeless repertoire with fun and style, making for a hugely enjoyable evening.
The season closes on Friday May 9th with the exquisite sound of Pat Goldrick on guitar. His beautiful flowing classical style, which also draws on jazz and new age music, has been heard in sold-out performances in Ireland and abroad, and on regular airplay of his debut CD Cayendo. He is now recording his second CD, thanks to a successful Fundit campaign, which yielded 110% of its target fund. www.patcoldrick.com
Tickets are excellent value: €40 season ticket for all 3 concerts, €15 per concert if bought in advance from www.dublinunitarianchurch.org or €20 per concert on the door. People are advised to book early, as capacity is limited.