Violin and piano performance at Old St Mary’s Church, Clonmel

Catherine Leonard (violin) and Hugh Tinney (piano) will perform in Old St Mary’s Church, Clonmel this Wednesday, October 17 at 8pm.

Catherine Leonard (violin) and Hugh Tinney (piano) will perform in Old St Mary’s Church, Clonmel this Wednesday, October 17 at 8pm.

They will continue their journey through all Beethoven’s 10 Sonatas for violin and piano with Sonatas No. 6 and the “Kreutzer”.

Their programme will also include Raymond Deane’s “Parthenia Violata” and Ravel’s Sonata in G. The Duo have an affinity for Beethoven’s works for violin and piano and are performing the composers 10 sonatas over a three year period.. They recorded a CD of works by Beethoven on the Lyric FM label in 2007. Of their performance of Beethoven and Ravel sonatas at the recent West Cork Chamber Music Festival the Irish Times said “Also totally absorbing were the performances of Beethoven and Ravel by violinist Catherine Leonard and pianist Hugh Tinney. The music just flowed from their fingers like a force of nature, as it if couldn’t have been shaped or projected in any superior way”