Category - Music Date - Saturday, October 21, 2017 8:00 pm
An evening of Classical music and singing with Eve Garavan, Soprano.
Accompanied by Panpan Lin on Piano and Niamh O’Brien on harp.
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 21ST, 8PM
Eve is an experienced and an award-winning soprano originally from Castlebar. She has performed in many concerts and recitals around Ireland, both in a solo capacity and as a member of leading Irish chamber choirs including Anúna, Collegium and New Dublin Voices. She is a winner of the Feis Ceoil’s Mná, a competition for Irish-language unaccompanied singing for women. Eve began her vocal training with mezzo-soprano Anne Marie Gibbons before continuing her training with Mary Brennan, music lecturer in the Royal Irish Academy of Music in Dublin. Over the years, Eve has built up a wealth of experience as a soloist and she sings with a purity that makes her performances captivating and unique. Eve has a great interest in Irish traditional music and for this concert, she seeks to explore the worlds of both classical and traditional music with the aim of creating her own unique sound, accompanied by Panpan Lin on piano and Niamh O’Brien on harp. She will perform a selection of French songs, lieder and opera arias from Mozart, Handel, Bach, Schumann, Gounod and more, as well as beautiful traditional Irish songs, which she will put her own unique stamp on.
Panpan is a pianist from China. She started piano lessons at age 5 and has received training from some of the best piano teachers in China, including Prof. Tiandong Huang, President of the Guangdong Piano Society. She has extensive experience performing both as a soloist and in groups. She has won several awards in China, including the Golden Bell Award.
Niamh is harp player, singer, composer and arranger from County Limerick. She completed her undergraduate degree in Irish Music and Dance at the Irish World Academy, UL, in 2014. Since graduating she has recorded and performed with various groups and soloists including An Tara, Alyth McCormack, Sionna and Hoodman Blind. She has also been involved in the arrangement and performance of music for contemporary dance performances such as “IN LiMBO” (Kristyn Fontanella) and “The Second Coming” (Fidget Feet) as well as radio documentaries and poetry readings.