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Piano recital by Micéal O'Rourke

  • 27 November 2002
  • 19.30

Miceal O'Rourke has recently given solo recitals in New York, Paris and Saint Petersburg and of course Dublin. O'Rourke introduced classical concerts to Irish language (Gaeltacht) areas. Playing a programme which featured Moussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition and Ravel's Gaspard de la nuit he performed in eleven venues throughout the Gaeltacht with schoolchildren at primary and secondary level. Miceal's extensive recording on the CHANDOS label has earned major international prizes including Classic CD Award (Great Britain), Disques de l'Année of le Monde de la Musique (France), and "Critics' Choice 2000" Gramophone (Great Britain).

The repertoire Miceal O'Rourke will play in the Centre Culturel Irlandais includes:
Haydn : 'un picollo divertimento' in f minor
Chopin : Polonaise fantaisie, Opus 61
Debussy : Prélude à l'après midi d'un faune
Moussorgsky : Pictures at an exhibition