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Afternoon Classical Music Recitals at the ICC

Irish Heritage and the Irish Cultural Centre and are pleased to announce the launch of a series of afternoon classical music recitals in the Centre’s auditorium at 5 Black’s Road, Hammersmith, London W6.

The recitals will be performed by leading musicians and singers from Irish Heritage’s music bursary competitions.  The recitals will last between 45 minutes and an hour and will be followed by tea and biscuits.

Tickets are £5.00 each for adults.  All proceeds from the recitals will be donated to the Centre’s new piano fund.

Wednesday 23rd October at 3.30pm

Harp Recital by Tara Viscardi (pictured on right)

Tara hails from the Beara Peninsula in Co Kerry, she is an honours graduate of DIT Conservatory of Music and Drama, Dublin and has been studying for a Master of Music in Harp Performance at the Royal College of Music.

An Avid chamber and orchestral musician, Tara has performed extensively with various ensembles and orchestras.  She is also a passionate traditional Irish musician and plays a beautiful Killarney Harp hand-crafted for her by Tim O’ Carroll in her native Kerry.

Tuesday 19th November at 3.30pm

Piano and Violin recital by Brian Hughes (keyboard) and Kate Walsh (violin).

Brian Hughes comes from Dungarvan in County Waterford. He graduated from the CIT Cork School of Music with a first class honours degree in 2015 and is currently studying for a Master of Performance in Piano Accompaniment at the Royal College of Music.

Brian has performed as an orchestral keyboard player with the RTÉ Concert Orchestra and the Ulster Orchestra and was awarded the Accompanist prize in the Irish Heritage Performance bursary in 2018.  He will be joined by talented violinist Kate Walsh for this recital.

Further recitals are planned for the New Year.

This collaboration between the ICC and Irish Heritage is part of the latter’s new Outreach and Community programme.

Tara Viscardi