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At the Church
of Ireland,
Oxmantown Mall

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Friday 11 August / 1.05pm

Performance by Dr. Gerard Gillen

Gerard Gillen is titular organist emeritus of Dublin’s Pro-Cathedral and professor emeritus of music at Maynooth University.


He has given over 1,000 recitals in a career that has taken him to four continents, acting as a member of a number of international competition juries, and performing at many of the world’s most prestigious recital venues.


Free entry but donations particularly welcome.



Praeludium in D,  Bux Wv 139          

Diderik Buxtehude

Sonata in C Minor                             

Giovanni Battista Pescetti

Sonata per Organo                          

Vincenzo Bellini


Serenade (Stänchen)                     

Franz Schubert


Andantino pour Grand Orgue in G Minor, op.25      

César France   


(a) Romance sans Paroles                                  

(b) Elves                                                           

Joseph Bonnet                                                      


From 24 Pièces en style libre, op.31  

Louis Vierne


Communion in G, op.15              

Grand Choeur (Alla Handel), op.18

Alexandre Guilmant    



Saturday 12 August / 1.05pm

Featuring performances by Charles Marshall (organ) and Bogdan Sofei (violin).


Bogdan Sofei was born in Bucharest in 1975 and has been based in Galway since 2003. He is co-founder and leader of the Con Tempo String Quartet, and has performed extensively Europe, Canada and the USA. He was recently conferred with an honorary D.Mus degree by NUI Galway in recognition of his services to music in the Western region. 


Thomas Charles Marshall is organist and choral director in St. Anne’s Church, Dawson Street, Dublin. He studied organ under Peter Hurford in Emmanuel College Cambridge and later with David Adams at the RIAM. He has spent 14 years in Japan studying Japanese music under Sanae Yamada. 


Free entry but donations particularly welcome.


J.S. Bach (1685-1750)

Fantasia and Fugue in g minor BWV 542 [14] 


Marco Enrico Bossi (1861-1925)

Adagio for Violin and Organ Op. 84 [5] 


Vivaldi Violin Sonata (TBC)


Joseph Rheinberger (1839-1901)

Organ Sonata No.4 1st Movement [8] 


Cesar Cui (1835-1918)

Orientale from Kaleidoscope Op. 50 no.9 [3] 


Tomaso Antonio Vitali (1663-1745)

Chaconne in g minor [12]

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