2024 Season

Pre-Festival Concerts

All festival events take place at Christ Church Cathedral Waterford

“Bach, Brahms and Mendelssohn”

Simon Harden, Christ Church Cathedral Waterford

23 March 2024 – 18:00

 A programme, during Lent, of reflection and contemplation.  Solo organ concert featuring Brahms’ heart-rending “O Traurigkeit, o Herzeleid” and Mendelssohn’s mighty Sonata in d-minor Op 65

Chris Bragg, University of St Andrews

27 April 2024 – 18:00

Solo Organ Concert featuring transcriptions from Bach’s Cantatas, evocative French music from Tournemire’s l’Orgue Mystique and another sumptuous transcription: Finzi’s Romance, originally for string orchestra.

A Celebration of Charles Villiers Stanford

Judit Máté (Organ) and Gyula Nagy (Baritone)

25 May 2024 – 18:00

A concert celebrating C.V. Stanford (1852-1924) with star Hungarian duo Judit Máté (organ) and celebrated baritone Gyula Nagy. The all-Stanford programme will include songs and solo works for organ.


Entry to all pre-festival concerts:
€15 (€10 concessions)

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