Time & Location
19 Oct, 13:20
St Ann's Church of Ireland, 18 Dawson St, Dublin 2, D02 YV57, Ireland
About the Event
Dietrich Buxtehude Chaconne in e minor
Sergei Rachmaninov Nocturne no. 3 in C minor
Christoph Demantius Intrada I from Convivorium Delicia
Maria Newman Dance for Deliverance
Johann Sebastian Bach Passacaglia in c minor BWV 582
AOISE O'DWYER is a professional violist from Tullamore, Co. Offaly. She performs regularly with the RTÉ Concert Orchestra and the National Symphony Orchestra as well as a variety of chamber music ensembles. She holds a BMus in Performance from the Conservatorium van Amsterdam and an MA in Performance from the MTU Cork School of Music.
Passionate about new music, Aoise participated in the Contemporary Music Centre Colleagues program in 2022 in partnership with cellist and composer Adele O’Dwyer, culminating in the premier of a new work, “Three Worlds” for viola and piano, in September 2022. In 2021 she was commissioned, alongside bassist and music creator Camilo Gaete Puga, to create a new work for SLEEPERTOWN, an international sonic art programme. Their piece “Trees are sanctuaries… “ was premiered in that year and is currently part of the 2023 installation in Lazio, Italy.
In September of this year, Aoise was selected for the Arts Council Agility Award, in support of her research and performance of works for solo viola by women composers.
THOMAS CHARLES MARSHALL is Director of Music and organist at St Ann's Church. He began his organ studies when he joined the Schola Cantorum at St Finian's College Mullingar under the guidance of Shane Brennan. He continued his studies with Peter Hurford when he became Organ Scholar at Emmanuel College, Cambridge. Upon returning from Japan in 2008 he recommenced his organ studies with David Adams at the Royal Irish Academy of Music, completing the Master of Music Performance. He is a also an accomplished exponent of the Japanese lute known as the Satsumabiwa.