Mon 8th March 2010

Roberta Alexander

Roberta Alexander Masterclass


Masterclass led by internationaly renowned soprano Roberta Alexander

From 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., Royal Irish Academy of Music, Admission Free

A workshop on American Song, with student participants from The Royal Irish Academy of Music, DIT Conservatory of Music, CIT Cork School of Music.   More details... 



Tue 9th March 2010

Samuel Barber Centenary Concert


Samuel Barber - 'Echoes of Ireland' Gala Concert,  preceded by lecture by Barbara Heyman 'Samuel Barber’s Vocal Gift and His Connections with Ireland' , National Concert Hall, Dublin.  Admission €45, €35, €25

Nóta presents a Gala Centenary Concert at the National Concert Hall, Dublin in celebration of the life and work of American Composer Samuel Barber and his connections with Ireland.  This concert, featuring some of Barber’s greatest “Irish” works and the finest Barber performers,  will take place exactly 100 years to the day from the birth-date of Samuel Barber, one of America’s most beloved composers. 

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Wed 10th March 2010

Barbara Heyman Public Lecture


Public lecture by musicologist Barbara Heyman, 'The Musicologist as Detective: Serendipitous Discoveries' Royal Irish Academy of Music

1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Admission Free

Public Lecture in The Royal Irish Academy of Music Guest Lecture Series 2009-2010.  Dr. Heyman will show how her research into Samuel Barber’s life and work has turned up some unexpected musical gems… which have now become part of the standard musical canon!    More Details...


Fri 12th March 2010

Lilia Boyadjieva Plays Barber


Piano Recital performed by Lilia Boyadieva preceded by lecture “Samuel Barber and His Works for the Piano”  presented by biographer Barbara B Henman, National Concert Hall, Dublin.

Nóta presents a lunchtime recital by celebrated Barber pianist Lilia Boyadjieva at the National Concert Hall, Dublin, in celebration of the centenary of American Composer Samuel Barber.   Biographer Barbara B. Heyman will give a preconcert lecture on the genesis of Barber’s piano works. 

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Sun 30th May 2010  

Thomas Hampson: American Song


A Panorama of American Song: Thomas Hampson (baritone) with Wolfram Rieger (piano), National Concert Hall, Dublin.  Admission: €30-€70 

A panorama of 250 years of American song in the company of world-renowned American baritone and cultural ambassador Thomas http://www.hampsong.comHampson. A delightful mix of old Stephen Foster favourites (“Hard Times Come Again No More”), Samuel Barber’s Irish songs,  Blue Mountain Ballads, Copland, Rorem, Ives, and Bernstein.  

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