You are cordially invited to a free concert at The Village Arts Centre, Kilworth on Sunday evening, August 28 at 5pm when Hibernian Muse will present a delightful programme of 18th century music from Italy, France and Ireland in a concert entitled ‘What The Wild Geese Heard’.

The concert (duration short of one hour) runs in conjunction with Heritage Week (August 20-28) and is being presented by North Cork Classical Music with kind support from the Arts Office of Cork County Council.

The Hibernian Muse is an Irish Early Music ensemble dedicated to performing music from 18th century Ireland on period instruments. Music from this period of Irish history forms a cornerstone of what is now considered to be main stream traditional Irish Music.

The music will be performed on period instruments and the performers are the trio’s artistic director Eimear Reidy  who plays baroque cello) and Eamonn Sweeney (baroque guitar).

Eimear and Eamonn will be joined by renowned soprano, Deirdre Moynihan. Deirdre has performed with many orchestral, choral, operatic and chamber music groups both on the International stage and throughout Ireland.

She has given concerts in America, Japan, Canada, Israel, Brazil, Lebanon, China and throughout Europe.

Deirdre is much in demand as a comtemporary music soloist and regularly collaborates with instrumentalists and vocalists to present exciting new works to audiences in Ireland and abroad.

She has sung as a soloist with many of the major orchestras and ensembles and, being one of Ireland’s foremost early music artists, her debut CD of Vivadi Cantatas was released by the international classical label, Naxos, to widespread critical acclaim.

The Irish Examiner described Deirdre’s new CD as ‘a rare listening pleasure’.

No tickets necessary for this free concert, just turn up prior to the 5pm start time. Everyone welcome!