Katherine Hunka violin
Dermot Dunne accordion
Malachy Robinson double bass
Offenbach Overture from Orpheus in the Underworld
Biber Sonata Representativa in A
Gershwin A selection of popular tunes
Sarasate Carmen Fantasy Op.25
Verdi The Force of Destiny Overture
Paganini 24th Caprice (arr. Auer)
Brahms Hungarian Dance No.5 (arr. Yashkevitch)
Trad. Irish The Coolin (arr. Trimble)
Trad. Klezmer Hava Naguila
Far Flung Trio
Far Flung delight audiences with a mix of virtuosity and playfulness, tradition and innovation. In January 2020 they released an album, Live at the Large Room, available on Spotify and YouTube.
Katherine Hunka was made a fellow of the Royal Academy of Music in London. She went on to become the leader of the Irish Chamber Orchestra and has held this position since 2002. She regularly directs from the leader’s chair and in 2020 directed a solo album of Schubert and Piazzolla which received five stars in the BBC Music Magazine. Katherine is the artistic director of the Killaloe Chamber Music Festival and also a member of the Solas Quartet.
Dermot Dunne has pioneered his instrument in Ireland and has premiered 40 works written for the accordion. He is a regular at Irish and international concert halls and festivals. Performance highlights include the BBC Last Night of the Proms from Belfast Opera House, and chamber music with violinist Pekka Kuusisto and cellist Natalie Klein. He has been a regular soloist with the Irish Chamber Orchestra and accompanied them on their tour to China and Singapore.
Malachy Robinson is a prize-winning graduate of London’s Guildhall School of Music and holds a Masters degree in Historical Musicology from the University of London. He is principal double bass with the Irish Chamber Orchestra. Malachy is active as a composer of music and singer of songs, and as a player of banjo and viola da gamba. He is a faculty member at the Royal Irish Academy of Music, specialising in historical performance. His album, The Irish Double Bass, was released in 2021.
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