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A Season of Harmony and Melody
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A Season of Harmony and Melody.

“Music is best heard at the moment when it is performed; that’s when music is truly alive “. (Miles Davis)

In February and March there will be a short season of accessible music events, classical, popular and sacred, around Downpatrick, celebrating spring and love, three new Irish voices, and Holy Week

Reviews By George Fleeton

After Easter the Lunchtime Recitals at Down Arts Centre will be reprised, including a special Maria Callas tribute to mark the 90th anniversary of her birth

Most of the Season’s performers will be singers, songwriters and instrumentalists with strong local connections to Co. Down

This Season of Harmony and Melody is produced and presented by Downe Independent Promotions, with thanks to

www.downnews.co.uk and www.fm105downcommunityradio.co.uk

© George Fleeton                                  January 2013

Sunday 17 February

Down Arts Centre

3pm

The Spirit of Spring and Love

A Recital of light classical music

celebrating spring and love, with

Anna Cashell, violin

Jenny Bourke, mezzo-soprano

Simon Watterton, piano£12 / £10 concession

Tickets: 028 4461 0747 (Down Arts Centre)

Produced and presented by

Downe Independent Promotions

Friday 15 March

St Patrick Centre

8pm

The Spirit of the Wildflowers

New Irish Voices

Emma Tokic

Maria-Therese Brennan

Shauneen Doran

Singer/songwriters + Band

www.wildflowersmusic.co.uk

£15 (inc. refreshments) / no concessions

Tickets: 028 4461 7184 (Mainstay DRP)

028 4461 9000 (St Patrick Centre)

All proceeds to Mainstay DRP

www.mainstaydrp.org

Part of the St. Patrick’s Festival 2013

Produced and presented by

Downe Independent Promotions

Sunday 24 March

St Patrick’s Church

3pm

The Spirit of Holy Week

A Recital of sacred music, specially assembled for Palm Sunday, with

Debra Stuart, mezzo-soprano

Catherine Harper, soprano

Michael McCracken, organ£12 / £10 concession

Tickets: 028 4461 2084 (Mary Cullen)

Produced and presented by Downe Independent Promotions