Performances

2020

 

NOVEMBER

21st CHRIST CHURCH CATHEDRAL – Hail! Bright Cecilia!
Irish Baroque Orchestra
Director : Peter Whelan |Leader : Claire Duff

22nd ST. NICHOLAS’ COLLEGIATE CHURCH, GALWAY – Hail! Bright Cecilia!
Irish Baroque Orchestra
Director : Peter Whelan |Leader : Claire Duff

28th KEVIN BARRY ROOM, NATIONAL CONCERT HALL, DUBLIN – Beethoven @ 250
IBO Chamber Series with Finghin Collins, piano
Claire Duff : violin |Sarah Mc Mahon : cello 

 

SEPTEMBER

26th THE MODEL, SLIGO – A European Grand Tour
Irish Baroque Orchestra
Director: Peter Whelan | Leader: Claire Duff

26th THE NATIONAL GALLERY of IRELAND, DUBLIN – A European Grand Tour
Irish Baroque Orchestra
Director: Peter Whelan | Leader: Claire Duff

 

JULY

20th – 22nd IRISH YOUTH BAROQUE ORCHESTRA
Director: Claire Duff
This course will operate in digital format in 2020

 

JUNE

27th NATIONAL GALLERY of IRELAND, DUBLIN 
Bach’s Doubles and Triples: Concerti for two and three instruments
Rachel Podger, solo violin and director
Irish Baroque Orchestra
Claire Duff : Violin |Alex Bellamy: Oboe | Miriam Kaczor : Flute 
Malcolm Proud: Harpsichord
**CANCELLED – due to Covid19 Restrictions**

26th KILKENNY CASTLE
Bach’s Doubles and Triples: Concerti for two and three instruments with Rachel Podger, solo violin and director 
**CANCELLED – due to Covid19 Restrictions**

 

MAY

23rd ENNISTYMON CHURCH, ENNISTYMON – Over the Alps (Rosenmuller)
Resurgam
Director : Mark Duley | Leader : Claire Duff
** POSTPONED – due to Covid 19 Restrictions**

24th COLLEGIATE CHURCH OF ST. NICHOLAS, GALWAY – Over the Alps (Rosenmuller)
Resurgam
Director : Mark Duley | Leader : Claire Duff
** POSTPONED – due to Covid 19 Restrictions**

 

APRIL

19th NATIONAL MUSEUM OF IRELAND
RIAM Baroque Ensemble
Director: Claire Duff
**CANCELLED – due to Covid19 Restrictions**

24th ST. ANN’S CHURCH, DUBLIN – La Follia, Madness in Music
Irish Baroque Orchestra
Director : Alfredo Bernardini | Leader and soloist: Claire Duff
**CANCELLED – due to Covid19 Restrictions**

 

MARCH

7th KEVIN BARRY ROOM, NATIONAL CONCERT HALL – La Donna Barocca
Irish Baroque Orchestra
Director : Claire Duff

25th UNIVERSITY CHURCH, DUBLIN – JS Bach Season
Camerata Kilkenny
**CANCELLED – due to Covid19 Restrictions**

 

FEBRUARY

7th NATIONAL GALLERY of IRELAND – Trials of Tenducci
Mezzo-soprano : Tara Erraught | Director : Peter Whelan |Leader : Claire Duff 

 

2019

 

DECEMBER

5th WEXFORD OPERA HOUSE – Messiah
Irish Baroque Orchestra
Director : Peter Whelan |Leader : Claire Duff

6th ST. PATRICK’S CATHEDRAL, DUBLIN – Messiah
Irish Baroque Orchestra
Director : Peter Whelan |Leader : Claire Duff

7th GALWAY CATHEDRAL, GALWAY – Messiah
Irish Baroque Orchestra
Director : Peter Whelan |Leader : Claire Duff

 

NOVEMBER

16th KEVIN BARRY ROOM, NATIONAL CONCERT HALL
Irish Baroque Orchestra
Director : Peter Whelan | Leader : Claire Duff

17th CASTLETOWN HOUSE – Swift and Handel
Camerata Kilkenny
Malcolm Proud : Harpsichord | Claire Duff : violin | Marja Gaynor : violin

22nd ST. MARY’S CHURCH, ARDEE – Suitcase Arias
Mezzo Soprano : Sharon Carty | Leader : Claire Duff 

24th ST. MARY’S CHURCH, ARDEE – The Piper and the Faerie Queen
Camerata Kilkenny

AUGUST

15th USHER HALL, EDINBURGH – Gluck’s Orfeo
The English Concert
Director : Bernard Labadie

24th FARMLEIGH HOUSE – The Piper and the Faerie Queen
Camerata Kilkenny

31st CASTLETOWN HOUSE – Suitcase Arias
Mezzo-Soprano : Sharon Carty | Leader : Claire Duff 

 

JULY

27th ST. ANN’S CHURCH, DUBLIN – Baroque Dances: From the sublime to the bizarre
Irish Youth Baroque Orchestra
Director : Claire Duff

26th TOWNLEY HALL, LOUTH – Baroque Dances: From the sublime to the bizarre
Irish Youth Baroque Orchestra
Director : Claire Duff

 

JUNE

15th TENALJI VON FERSEN, HELSINKI – Les Lumieres
Irish Baroque Orchestra
Director : Peter Whelan | Leader : Claire Duff

16th HOUSE OF THE NOBILITY, HELSINKI – Les Lumieres
Irish Baroque Orchestra
Director : Peter Whelan | Leader : Claire Duff

 

MAY

17th WATERFORD CATHEDRAL 
Irish Baroque Orchestra
Director : Kristian Bezuidenhout | Leader : Claire Duff

18th KILKENNY CASTLE
Irish Baroque Orchestra
Director : Kristian Bezuidenhout | Leader : Claire Duff

19th CASTLETOWN HOUSE
Irish Baroque Orchestra
Director : Kristian Bezuidenhout | Leader : Claire Duff

24th ST. NICHOLAS’ COLLEGIATE CHURCH, GALWAY – Suitcase Arias
Mezzo-soprano : Sharon Carty | Leader : Claire Duff

30th KILLALOE CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL – Pimpinone by Telemann
Director : Peter Whelan | Leader : Claire Duff

31st KILLALOE CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL – Pimpinone by Telemann
Director : Peter Whelan | Leader : Claire Duff

31st KILLALOE CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL – Sam Perkins (2019) 
The Copy and the Original
Diane Daly : violin | Claire Duff : baroque violin

 

APRIL

5th ST. ANNE’S CATHEDRAL, BELFAST – Esther by Handel
Irish Baroque Orchestra and Sestina
Director : Peter Whelan | Leader : Claire Duff

6th CHRIST CHURCH CATHEDRAL, DUBLIN – Esther by Handel
Irish Baroque Orchestra and Sestina
Director : Peter Whelan | Leader : Claire Duff

26th CLONARD MONASTERY, BELFAST – Music for the Sun King
Sestina
Director : Mark Chambers | Leader : Claire Duff

27th CHRIST CHURCH CATHEDRAL, DUBLIN – Music for the Sun King
Sestina
Director : Mark Chambers | Leader : Claire Duff

28th CHURCH OF ST. PETER AND PAUL, CORK – Music for the Sun King
Sestina
Director : Mark Chambers | Leader : Claire Duff

 

MARCH 

8th KEVIN BARRY ROOM, NATIONAL CONCERT HALL – La Donna Barocca
Irish Baroque Orchestra
Director : Claire Duff

 

FEBRUARY

16th ST. FINIAN’S CHURCH, DUBLIN – Inspiring Bach 
Music Network Tour
Claire Duff : violin | Benjamin Alard : harpsichord

17th BIRR THEATRE & ARTS CENTRE – – Inspiring Bach 
Music Network Tour
Claire Duff : violin | Benjamin Alard : harpsichord

19th STATION HOUSE THEATRE, CLIFDEN – Inspiring Bach 
Music Network Tour
Claire Duff : violin | Benjamin Alard : harpsichord

20th PAVILION THEATRE, DÚN LAOGHAIRE – Inspiring Bach 
Music Network Tour
Claire Duff : violin | Benjamin Alard : harpsichord

21st CITY HALL, WATERFORD – Inspiring Bach 
Music Network Tour
Claire Duff : violin | Benjamin Alard : harpsichord

22nd ST. JOHN’S THEATRE & ARTS CENTRE, LISTOWEL – Inspiring Bach 
Music Network Tour
Claire Duff : violin | Benjamin Alard : harpsichord

 

JANUARY

26th CHRIST CHURCH CATHEDRAL – Come ye Sons of Art
Irish Baroque Orchestra
Director : Peter Whelan | Leader : Claire Duff

 

2018

 

DECEMBER

6th NATIONAL OPERA HOUSE, WEXFORD – Messiah by Handel
Irish Baroque Orchestra
Director: Robert Hollingworth | Leader: Claire Duff

7th ST. PATRICK’S CATHEDRAL, DUBLIN – Messiah by Handel
Irish Baroque Orchestra
Director: Robert Hollingworth | Leader: Claire Duff

8th GALWAY CATHEDRAL – Messiah by Handel
Irish Baroque Orchestra
Director: Robert Hollingworth | Leader: Claire Duff

14th RUSSBOROUGH HOUSE – Sound Beits
RIAM Baroque Ensemble
Director: Claire Duff

 

NOVEMBER

7th KEVIN BARRY ROOM, NATIONAL CONCERT HALL – Camerata Kilkenny

17th ARDEE – Irish Baroque Orchestra; Director: Peter Whelan, Leader: Claire Duff

23rd ARMAGH – Camerata Kilkenny, The Piper and the Faerie Queen; Leader: Claire Duff

25th DUBLIN IDC – Sestina; Director Brian MacKay, Leader: Claire Duff

 

OCTOBER

20th KILKENNY – Irish Baroque Orchestra; Director: Alfredo Bernardini, Leader: Claire Duff (including Bach’s concerto for oboe and violin: soloists Alfredo Bernardini and Claire Duff)

21st CASTLETOWN HOUSE – Irish Baroque Orchestra; Director: Alfredo Bernardini, Leader: Claire Duff

 

SEPTEMBER

23rd KILKENNY – SWIFT Programme; Claire Duff, Marja Gaynor, Malcolm Proud

25th , 27th , 29th KEVIN BARRY ROOM, NATIONAL CONCERT HALL – Irish Baroque Orchestra Chamber series

30th, SLIGO – Camerata Kilkenny and Aisling Kenny; Leader: Claire Duff

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