Date Sunday, November 28th, 7:00 pm
Venue Chapal Royal, Dublin Castle
Katherine Hunka, Ailbhe McDonagh, Andreja Maliř, Cormac Ó hAodáin and pianists Dearbhla Brosnan and Hugh Tinney


What better way to truly demonstrate the “music of friends” than with an intimate gathering of artists, and we are delighted to bring together some of our own leading musicians for the second concert in the day’s musical offering. This special performance at 7.00 pm will once again feature a selection of works of personal significance to these dynamic performers in these challenging times.

Featuring violinist, Katherine Hunka; cellist, Ailbhe McDonagh; harpist Andreja Maliř, horn player, Cormac Ó hAodáin and pianists Dearbhla Brosnan and Hugh Tinney, the concert will also include world première of works by composers Deirdre Gribbin and Ian Wilson, commissioned by the Dublin International Chamber Music Festival with funds from The Arts Council.

Johann Sebastian Bach: Allemande, Sarabande and Tempo di Gavotta from Partita No 6 in E Minor, BWV 830
Hugh Tinney, piano

Ian Wilson: Temeraire for solo horn (world première)
Cormac Ó hAodáin, horn

John Kinsella: Homage to Victor
Cormac Ó hAodáin, horn
Andreja Maliř, harp

Ludwig van Beethoven: Sonata in C Major Op 102 No 1
Errollyn Wallen: Dervish
Ailbhe McDonagh, cello
Dearbhla Brosnan, piano

Deirdre Gribbin: Strawberry Moon (world première)
Katherine Hunka, violin

Fritz Kreisler: Mélodie from Gluck’s Orfeo ed Euridice, Schön Rosmarin, Liebesleid, Marche Miniature
Katherine Hunka, violin
Hugh Tinney, piano


The safety of our audience, performers and staff is our very important to us. We have put in place comprehensive measures to ensure that everyone can safely enjoy this event. We will follow Government guidelines and operate under public health advice in relation to social distancing, limited capacities and contactless experiences. The wearing of masks and showing of Covid certificate will be necessary at both concerts. We will adapt our protocols to include any new Government guidelines that may be issued over the coming weeks. 

For more information in relation to COVID-19 please see the HSE website.

The Dublin International Chamber Music Festival (Great Music in Irish Houses) is funded by The Arts Council / An Chomhairle Ealaíon and the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media and supported by the Office of Public Works and Culture Ireland.