Irish Baroque Orchestra, with Peter Whelan

Concerts & Recitals

This season we continue to extend our reach beyond our Westland Row premises with and exciting number of concerts and recitals streamed online. 

We look forward to working with a number of significant performance partners including the Irish Baroque Orchestra, Camerata Ireland  and New Music Dublin, and collaborate with important cultural institutions including the National Concert Hall, National Gallery of Ireland and the Museum of Literature Ireland (MoLI).

Monday, 29 March at 7.00 pm

World Piano Day 2021
Finghin Collins Performance Project

Presented by Finghin Collins

Having worked with one of Ireland's finest musical ambassadors, Finghin Collins, ahead of this very special online performance on World Piano Day 2021,10 talented pianists from the RIAM present an energetic and engaging concert to salute the power of the piano!  Musical fireworks guaranteed from these exceptional young artists as they share their passion for piano music with audiences at home in Ireland and from further afield.

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Glenn O’Connor - F Chopin: Nocturne in C Minor Op 48 No 1

Doireann O’Carroll -  S Prokofiev: Sonata No 1 in F Minor Op 1

Rachel O’Hara - A Berg: Sonata Op 1

Daniel Boon - R Schumann: In der Nacht from Fantasiestücke Op 12

Xufei Han - F Liszt/N Paganini: Etude No 5 La Chasse

Laoise McMullin - S Prokofiev: Sarcasms Op 17 Nos 1 and 5

Filip Baszynski - S Rachmaninov: Moment Musicaux Op 16 No 4

Frasier Hickland - C Debussy: Et la lune descend sur le temple qui fut from Images Book II

Emma O’Brien - R Schumann: Novelletten Op 21 No 8

Dean Kelly - Chopin: Etude in C Minor Op 25 No 12

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Saturday, 20 March at 7.00 pm

Irish Baroque Orchestra/RIAM Philharmonia Side-by-Side Performance Project Peter Whelan, director

RIAM alumnus and artistic director of the Irish Baroque Orchestra, Peter Whelan, together with a selection of his IBO colleagues, performed alongside the spirited members of the RIAM Philharmonia in the wonderful setting of The Town Hall in Dublin’s Windmill Quarter. A truly collaborative side-by-side project exploring period style through a programme of boundless joie de vivre.

Recorded at The Town Hall, @1WML Windmill Quarter, Dublin 2 and available to watch online for free until Sunday, March 21st at 9.00 pm.


Boulogne 'Chevalier de Saint-Georges': Overture L'Amant Anonyme
Mozart: Divertimento No 5 in C major, K187
Van Maldere: 'Dublin' Sinfonia in G
Mozart: Molto allegro from Symphony No 40 in G minor, K 550

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Presented in partnership with the Irish Baroque Orchestra and Windmill Quarter

Sponsored by the John Pollard Foundation

To get a sense of the student experience during this project, visit the short Vlog below!