Beethoven Cello Sonatas - Yue Tang and Fergal Caulfield
Time & Location
09 Jun 2022, 13:20
St Ann's Church, 18 Dawson St, Dublin 2, D02 YV57, Ireland
About the Event
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
Cello sonata No. 1 in F major Opus 5 Nr. 1
Cello sonata No. 3 in A major Opus 69
Born in Beijing, he studied cello performance in the Central Conservatory of Music, Beijing, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, received his BA in Oberlin College, Ohio and M.Mus from Royal Irish Academy of Music in Dublin. He was the prize winner of Rio Hondo Young Musician Concerto Competition, Marina del Rey Concerto Competition, Chinese American Showcase Competition and Kingsville International Competition. He has worked with the RTÉ Concert Orchestra since 2008. His solo cello album Variations on Cello has been well received and since 2015, he has been acting Section Leader cello of RTÉ Concert Orchestra.
Fergal Caulfield is a graduate of Trinity College, Dublin, holding BA and PhD degrees in music, specialising in the late serial music of Stravinsky.
He studied piano with Peter Dains (RIAM) and organ with Professor Gerard Gillen. He holds performance and teaching diplomas in both instruments.
As an organist, in addition to numerous performances in Europe he has given solo recitals at most of the major concert venues in Ireland. He is a prize-winner of the Dublin International Organ Festival (now Pipeworks).
He works regularly with the National Symphony and RTE Concert Orchestras, Chamber Choir Ireland, the RTE Philharmonic Choir and Dun Laoghaire Choral Society.