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The Cologne Philharmonic Orchestra

..classical music for everybody….

Sun 13th August 2017   8.00pm

Yew Wood Venues is delighted to welcome back The Cologne Philharmonic Orchestra once again.

Whether in the Frisian Islands, the Norwegian Fjords, England, Ireland,  Spain, the villages and cities of Australia & New Zealand or in the federal capital Berlin, the Chamber Philharmonia Cologne is at home all over the world. Their goal: “To make classical music accessible to as many people as possible from all nations“.  On 13th August 2017  St. Mary’s Collegiate Church, Youghal will be just the perfect venue. The Chamber Philharmonia Cologne was founded in 2003 in the city whose name they bear – Cologne.   A city that is famous throughout the world for its musical and instrumental teaching.  Here the Chamber Philharmonia continuously draws on the talent emerging from the master classes of the professors Viktor Tretjakov, Maria Kliegel, Robert Winn, Frans Helmerson, Zalhar Bron, Ralph Manno and others. In total, over 100 members have now performed in the constantly changing ensemble that is the Chamber Philharmonia Cologne. The musicians are carefully selected according to the strictest criteria to form numerous ensembles from the chamber to the symphony orchestra. Following an intensive period of rehearsal, the orchestra heads off across the world on tour, entering into the realms of musical adventure.

The real appeal of the programme lies in the meeting of popular and unknown works from a wide variety of musical epochs.   This sees familiar greats like Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Antonio Vivaldi in dialogue with works from people like Sergei Prokofieff through to the “King of Tango” Astor Piazzolla. This special mix guarantees diverse entertainment of the highest order.

Certainly a date for your diary.
Tickets are available from Youghal Tourist Office, Market Square, Youghal. Telephone 024 20170.

Contact Information

St. Mary's Collegiate Church, Youghal