Waterford Music Series - Ben Johnson (Tenor) & Sean Shibe (Classical Guitar)

Nov 21 2019
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Barrack Street, Waterford City, Waterford,

Waterford Music Series presents Ben Johnson, Tenor & Sean Shibe, Guitar as one of eight evening concerts by a variety of Irish & internationally renowned musicians to be held in the Large Room, City Hall Waterford from September 2019 to April 2020.

Waterford Music was founded in June 1942 for the promotion of chamber music, supporting local artists and inviting distinguished artists from worldwide to perform at Waterford’s Georgian Large Room, City Hall. Today it presents eight chamber music concerts during each season from September to April.

Catch this world-class duo on their first visit to Ireland. Sean Shibe has taken the world by storm ever since winning the BBC New Generation award in 2012; he is a musician with an intelligence and wisdom far beyond his years. For this concert he joins up with Ben Johnson, one of the busiest young tenors in the chamber music and opera worlds, a multi-award winning recitalist and owner of one of the most beguiling voices around.

This event takes place at the Edmund Rice Chapel, Mount Sion, Barrack Street, Waterford City.

Songs by John Dowland, Philip Rosseter, Thomas Morley, Ludwig van Beethoven, Franz Schubert, Mauro Giuliani, Brian Bolger (new commission), William Walton, together with a collection of folk songs and Johann Sebastian Bach’s Suite in E minor, BWV996

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