Sundays at Noon : Isabelle O'Connell, piano 'Cocteau'

22 October 2023 12:00

Hugh Lane Municipal Gallery of Modern Art


A solo piano recital by the internationally acclaimed pianist Isabelle O’Connell, featuring a new work (Irish premiere) by CMC composer Rhona Clarke, inspired by the French poet, novelist, artist, film maker and playwright, Jean Cocteau.

Sundays at Noon is delighted to welcome the return of New York based Isabelle O’Connell. Born in Dublin, she has been described by Broadway World as One of “New York’s most exciting artists and top new music interpreters“. The programme of solo piano music centres around the iconic French artist Jean Cocteau and Rhona Clarke’s new work Cocteau. his piece was composed last year especially for O’Connell, developed by the composer and performer as part of CMC's Contemporary Artists Network, an initiative which facilitates New Music collaborations. Music by Cocteau’s associates will also feature, including that of ‘Les Six’ (Satie, Poulenc, Milhaud, Honegger & Tailleferre) and his other major collaborator, Stravinsky.


Erik Satie – Ragtime Parade

L’Album des Six - suite of six pieces by 'Les Six' (Georges Auric, Louis Durey, Arthur Honegger, Darius Milhaud,

Francis Poulenc and Germaine Tailleferre

Erik Satie – Gnossienne No.1

Igor Stravinsky: Les Cinq Doigts - movts.1,2, 4, 5, 7

Erik Satie – Gnossienne No.2

Rhona ClarkeCocteau (Irish premiere)

Erik Satie – Gnossienne No.3

Igor Stravinsky: Ragtime

Darius Milhaud - Tango des Fratellini (from 'Le Boeuf sur le Toit')


Tickets are free, booking available on Eventbrite from 16 October at 10am.



Hugh Lane Municipal Gallery of Modern Art

Charlemont House, Parnell Square
Dublin 1

Venue Contact Info

01-874 1903