Join us for a musical weekend in the Hugh Lane Gallery
From noon to 3pm each day
Aoife Ní Bhriain - Violin
Úna Monaghan - Harp
Caimin Gilmore – Double Bass.
Larissa O’Grady – Violin
For our musical weekend “Strings with Scully and Friends”, we have invited four musicians to respond to artworks in the Hugh Lane Gallery playing live in four selected spaces.
The Sculpture Hall,; French Impressionists in gallery 1; Séan Scully room and Irish Impressionists in gallery 4.
Saturday Noon to 3pm
Noon Aoife Ní Bhriain will be play Irish and French music inspired by Yeats’ The Maggie Man and Roderic O’Conor’s Young Breton Girl ( gallery 4.)
At 2 pm, Aoife will respond to Sean Scully’s paintings with the metric Bach Fugues (Sean Scully room).
1pm & 3pm Harpist Úna Monaghan will play using speakers to create a surround sound echoing the three dimensions of Rodin’s sculptures of George Bernard Shaw and Age of Bronze (Sculpture Hall)
SUNDAY Noon to 3pm
Noon & 2pm Ciamin Gilmore has a keen interest in modern music and, as a bass player, loves both the atmosphere and the buoyant acoustic of the Sean Scully room (Sean Scully room)
Sunday 1pm & 3pm Larissa O’Grady will be drawing inspiration from ‘Landline Gray’ with the use of sul ponticello, a technique where the bow is played near the bridge, creating a glassy or metallic tone complimenting Scully’s illumination of contemporary concerns in abstract expression
Join us for a magical weekend of music
Audiences - pods and family units included - are invited to pause, listen, absorb and travel as the music resonates throughout the gallery.
The gallery is fully compliant in all Health and Safety procedures relating to Covid -19. Please wear masks when visiting the artworks
Make a family day of it!
Why not enjoy lunch or coffee and delicious cakes in our restaurant
Hatch & Sons