The Wolfgang Ensemble with Lynda O’Connor
The 10 piece Wolfgang Ensemble is made up of some of the Ireland’s finest musicians;
This evening’s concert includes The Four Seasons by Vivaldi with soloist Lynda O’Connor and Inislacken by Bill Whelan where Lynda will be joined by RóisínWalters.
Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons, composed in 1723 is probably his most famous work for violin.
Inislacken by Bill Whelan is a concerto for two violins, (one in the classical style and one traditional) . Inislacken was named after an island off the Galway coast.
Lynda O’Connor is one of the leading Irish violinists of her generation. Showing early promise, she made her début appearance at the National Concert Hall, Dublin when she was just four years old. Lynda has collaborated with such wonderful artists as Michael Collins, Richard Watkins, Barry Douglas, Chee Yun Kim, Andreas Diaz, Nobuko Imai, Sharon Shannon, Frankie Gavin and Dr. Carol Leone.
Irish violinist Róisín Walters enjoys an exciting and varied career encompassing solo performances, chamber music and orchestral projects. She has been described as displaying “passion and ravishing tonal qualities” her playing “had a gorgeously honeyed, heart-melting quality” (Irish Times).