Join Down Arts Centre for The Last Rose of Summer
Live performance at Down Arts Centre doesn’t get any better than The Last Rose of Summer, a fabulous evening of song recital from poets from Ireland and beyond.
The evening is performed by two emerging Irish musicians – soprano, Eileen Coyle and pianist, Frasier Hickland on Friday 27 September.
Frasier Hickland is a Lisburn-born pianist who studies with Professor Anthony Byrne at The Royal Irish Academy of Music, Dublin. He has performed in some of the most prestigious venues in the country, including The National Concert Hall, The Ulster Hall and most notably on BBC Radio to commemorate the Jane Austen Bicentenary.
Frasier was the Peter Rankin Piano Intern for the Northern Ireland Opera Festival of Voice 2018 and will act as the rehearsal accompanist for Kathryn Harries at the Festival of Voice 2019. He was selected to perform in Hillsborough Castle for HRH The Prince of Wales during his recent visit and will join the Ulster Youth Orchestra for their 2019 season.
Eileen Coyle is a soprano based in Dublin. She is Lay Vicar a Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin. She also sings with several professional ensembles in Ireland, including Lassus Chamber Choir, Tonnta Performance Company, Peregryne Vocal Ensemble, Crux Vocal Ensemble, Sestina Early Music Ensemble, Anuna, The Bugle Babes and Systir.
She has toured America, England, Germany, Belgium, France, Italy and the Netherlands and has performed as a soloist all over Ireland including appearances at the National Concert Hall, Cork Opera House, Kilkenny Theatre Royal and regularly at Christ Church Cathedral.
The Last Rose of Summer Song Recital starts at 8pm and doors open from 7pm.
Tickets cost £12 and £10 for concessions and can be purchased by calling Box Office on 028 4461 0747 or in person at Down Arts Centre.