National String Quartet Foundation: ConTempo Quartet featuring a work by Jane O'Leary (TOUR)

20 September 2023 13:00 - 24 September 2023 15:00

ConTempo Quartet : Bogdan Sofei, violin; Ingrid Nicola, violin; Andreea Banciu, viola; Adrian Mantu, cello.

The ConTempo Quartet was founded in Bucharest in 1995 and has been based in Ireland since 2003 as Galway Music Residency’s Ensemble in Residence. They have performed nearly 2000 concerts in 46 countries. Rebecca Clarke’s Poem from 1924 and CMC Composer Jane O’Leary’s 2005 ConTempo Conversations are framed in this programme by Haydn’s Joke quartet and Schubert’s posthumously published G major quartet.

Tour runs from 20 - 24 September.


Haydn - Quartet Op.33/2 Joke [1781]
Rebecca Clarke - Poem for string quartet [1924]
Jane O’Leary - ConTempo ConVersations [2005]
Schubert - Quartet in G major D.887 [1826]

Dates, Venues & Ticket Links

CLIFDEN - Wednesday 20th September at 1pm - Christ Church - presented by Clifden Arts Festival (O’Leary, Schubert)
ENNIS - Thursday 21st September at 8pm - glór
SKIBBEREEN - Friday 22nd September at 8pm - Abbeystrewry Church - presented by Barrahane Music and Cork County Council as part of CULTURE NIGHT 2023. Admission is FREE
TULLAMORE - Saturday 23rd September at 3pm - Charleville Castle - presented by Tullamore Gramophone Society
DUBLIN - Sunday 24th September at 3pm - National Concert Hall