Evlana Ensemble - Perfect Offering (TOUR)

6 June 2024 20:00 - 9 June 2024 12:00

Photo by Ailbhe O'Donnell.

Evlana Ensemble: Sylvia O’Brien - soprano; Keith Pascoe - violin; Lynda O'Connor - violin; Nathan Sherman - viola; Yseult Cooper Stockdale - cello; Bill Dowdall - flute; Paul Roe - clarinet; Isabelle O’Connell - piano.

Delve into a compelling musical journey from Webern's arrangement of Schoenberg's Chamber Symphony composed in 1923 to Sean Doherty's newly commissioned work, "The Song of Iron." Also featuring Jessie Montgomery's lively "Strum", Corigliano's intriguing interpretation of Bob Dylan's poetry and Cassandra Miller's poignant "Perfect Offering" which takes its title from Leonard Cohen in a concert spanning over a century of artistic expression.

Funded by the Arts Council Touring Award.


Jane O’ Leary - beneath the dark blue waves*

Siobhán Cleary - Chaconne (solo piano)**

Cathy Purcell  - Droplet ***

Jonathan Nangle - Granular Dusk****

John Corigliano - Mr. Tambourine Man: Seven Poems of Bob Dylan (song no's 1 - 4)

Jessie Montgomery - Strum

Seán Doherty - The Song of Iron (commissioned by Evlana with funding from Arts Council Commission Award 2023)


Schoenberg arr. Webern Chamber Symphony (arranged for flute, clarinet, violin, cello and piano)

Cassandra Miller - Perfect Offering

*Performance at Linenhall only

**Performance at The Model only

***Performance at Thomastown only

****Performance at The Hugh Lane. This Hugh Lane programme will include the pieces by Nangle, Montgomery, Doherty, Schoenberg & Miller.

Tour Dates, Venues & Ticket Links

Thursday 6 June, 8pm | Linenhall Arts Centre, Castlebar | Booking

Friday 7 June, 8pm | The Model, Sligo | Booking

Saturday 8 June, 8pm | Thomastown Concert Hall, Kilkenny | Booking

Sunday 9 June, 12 noon | The Hugh Lane, Dublin | Booking available from Monday 3 June.