Welcome to episode 22 in The Hugh Lane Concert series, Near FM’s long running music concert series, recorded in the beautiful surrounds of Dublin’s Hugh Lane gallery. In this episode we are delighted to present Yonit Kosovske, Jessica Brown and Julie Comparini, performing Lough Derg 1 &2, featuring Watershed and Hermit Songs, two song cycles for voice and piano. With music by renowned Irish composer Ailís Ní Ríain, Samuel Barber’s Hermit Songs and text by Ballina-Killaloe resident, poet Jessica Brown.
The performers are Yonit Kosovske –piano, Jessica Brown –poetry and Julie Comparini –voice. With composer Ailís Ní Ríain and Samuel Barber’s – Hermit Songs.
More information on the performers and composer:
Ailís Ní Ríain https://www.ailis.info
Jessica Brown https://www.jessicabrownwriter.com/about
Julie Comparini http://www.juliecomparini.com/en/index.html
Yonit Kosovske https://nowandthenmedia.com
The concert was recorded by Near FM and Darby Carroll. Interviews by Ken Tuohy, and programme mixed by Paul Loughran. Thanks to Mary Barnecutt and all in the Hugh Lane gallery, Dublin. Made with the support of the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland Sound and Vision scheme through the Television Licence Fee.