February 2008 - Concert

National Concert Hall, Friday, February 29th 2008

Verdi: Requiem

Cara O’Sullivan, soprano
Jane Irwin, mezzo-soprano
Peter Auty, tenor
Yun Mo Yang, baritone
RTÉ Philharmonic Choir (Mark Duley chorus master)
RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra
Gerhard Markson conductor

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Tony Foster R.I.P.

Tony Foster, one of the club's founder members, died on February 27th 2008. He had been ill for some time.

Tony was an enthusiastic participant in our early meetings at Brady's Pub. He presented several programmes, preparing each one in his usual meticulous fashion. His last programme was at our February 2006 meeting, when he played a series of extracts from well-known and less familiar concertos. The range of Tony's musical interests can be gauged from the list of composers represented in that programme: Antonio Vivaldi, Philip Glass, Bela Bartok, to name but three.

We extend our deepest sympathies to Tony's family in their bereavement.

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