Sun09Apr20173:00 pmPillar Room, Rotunda Hospital, Parnell Street, Dublin
The Dublin Gaities
Tickets €7/€5 from www.riam.ie
The historic Pillar Room of the Rotunda Hospital is the elegant setting for a concert featuring popular music and dances from Georgian Dublin – The Dublin Gaities, a term used for all forms of entertainment in Dublin in the 18th Century. Baroque specialist Claire Duff (violin), David Adams (harpsichord) and dancers Mary Collins and Steve Player, lead Academy students in a delightful programme of instrumental music, song and dance by a selection of international composers, including Handel, Geminiani and Dubourg whose impact on Ireland’s musical legacy resonates to this day, in addition to works by Lully, Purcell and Campra.