March 5, 2020 @ 7:30 pm – 8:45 pm
Rathfarnham Castle
Dublin 14

Soprano Helen Hancock and Mark Keane on piano will explore themes of night and dreams emerging into light and love. The program will include lieder by Brahms, Strauss, Mendelssohn and Schubert, French song by Fauré, Chausson and Debussy and opera arias by Handel and Mozart. Helen, a Galway based soprano and choral conductor, originally from Rathfarnham, is in her fifth year of vocal studies with Professor Owen Gilhooly. Mark, a Galway native, recently completed doctoral studies at the Royal Irish Academy of Music/Trinity College Dublin. He is in demand as an international organ recitalist, conductor and accompanist. Helen and Mark perform together regularly, most recently at the Yeats Tower, Thoor Ballylee in Galway for Heritage week in 2019. They will perform a lunchtime recital in Limerick in St Mary’s Cathedral Lunchtime Series in June. Tickets cost €12 and €10 and are available from www.eventbrite.ie.