3rd Donegal Chamber Music Festival

Donegal Chamber Music Society in association with Donegal Music Education Partnership,
presents 3rd Donegal Chamber Music Festival – Friday 14th to Sunday 16th October 2016.


Three concerts over the weekend will mark this year’s Festival, using different locations (Glenveagh Castle, Glebe and House Gallery, An Grianan Theatre) presenting a mixture of well-known pieces of classical music as well as featuring contemporary works by this year Festival’s featured composer, Dublin-born John McLachlan, who lives in Inishowen.

Featuring artists:
Donegal Camerata String Ensemble; DMEP’s Junior & Intermediate String Orchestras;
Donegal Chamber Orchestra with Special Guests and the music of composer John McLachlan

DONEGAL CAMERATA String Ensemble at Glenveagh Castle
Friday 14th October, 8pm Drawing Room, Glenveagh Castle. Price € 20/€ 15 (Bus leaving car park at 7.30pm)
Booking essential. An Grianán Theatre Box Office: 074 9120777
Music by Leopold Mozart, Beethoven, Rossini, John McLachlan and Piazzolla.
Tea, Coffee and tray bakes afterwards

FAMILY CONCERT AT THE GLEBE – Saturday 15th October, 12.30pm.
The Glebe House and Gallery, Churchill – Admission is FREE
Donegal Music Education Partnership´s Junior and Intermediate String Orchestras.
Works by Bach, Haydn, Mozart, John McLachlan’s Dreams Adrift and music from the Disney movies

Sunday 16th October, 7 pm. An Grianan Theatre. Price €12 /€10
Join the Donegal Chamber Orchestra and special guests for a celebration of 10 years of wonderful music-making by the DCO in Donegal and beyond. Past and present orchestra members will perform together on stage in a concert which promises to be one of the musical highlights of 2016 at An Grianan. The DCO’s programme will include works by Vivaldi, Sibelius, Elgar, Bartók and the “Inishowen Set” composed for the Donegal Chamber Orchestra in 2013 by Donegal based composer John McLachlan.