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Lunchtime Concerts at Sandford Parish Church Every Friday 1.10pm–1.50pm Summer 2022

27th May

The Early Music Group of Kiili, Estonia,
 and Marten Meibaum (Baritone/Cello)


Vocal and instrumental music from the Renaissance period

3rd June

Jantien Vandenberg (Flute) and Maja Elliott (Piano)

Moods, melody and murmurs: music inspired by film, poetry and prose

10th June

Connor Wilcox (Piano)

Music by Mendelssohn and Liszt


17th June

Martina Smyth (Organ), in conjunction with Pipeworks Festival

Music by Bach, Mendelssohn, Saint-Saëns and others

24th June

Aine Mulvey (Mezzo-Soprano) and Elizabeth Hilliard (Piano)

‘Songs from Connacht’: by Herbert Hughes set to Poetry by Padraic Colum

1st July


Siobhán Kilkelly (Organ)

Music by Saint-Saëns, Boëly and Franck

​8th July

​Marion Creely (Soprano) and Hannaville String Quartet

Music by Dvořák, Schumann and Saint-Saëns

​15th July

​Rónán Murray (Organ)

Music by Bach, Whitlock and Vierne, and an improvisation on a submitted theme

22nd July

​Stan O’Beirne (Piano)

Music by Haydn, Chopin and Rachmaninoff

​29th July

​Luke Lally Maguire and Órán Halligan (Piano Duo)

Music by Debussy, Poulenc, Schubert and Brahms

5th August

​Padraig O’Rourke (Baritone) and Michael Grant (Piano)

Songs by Vaughan Williams

12th August

Orly Watson (Piano)

Liszt’s titanic Sonata in B minor

19th August

Luke Tobin and Gerard Boyle (Guitar Duet)

A selection of arrangements for two guitars from Scarlatti to Jarc

26th August

​Maria Greenan (Piano)

Music by Bach, Brahms, Rachmaninoff and Gershwin

Booking not required. Admission is free; Donations will be divided between the Performers and the Sandford Church Bell-Cote Restoration Fund