RTÉ lyric fm Quartet April 2016 Outreach

RTÉ lyric fm Quartet

RTÉ lyric fm Quartet Evelyn Grant flute, Gerry Kelly ‘cello Jean Kelly harp Mary McCague violin

RTÉ lyric fm is delighted to announce details 2016 education and outreach spring programme, which will take place in Carlow/Kilkenny and Wexford/Waterford from April 18th  to 22nd.

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The concerts are presented by the RTÉ lyric fm Quartet led by presenter Evelyn Grant (flute/piano), with Mary McCague (violin/piano), Jean Kelly (concert harp) and Gerry Kelly (‘cello).

Music for all Ages is an engaging and entertaining RTÉ lyric fm outreach programme of live music performances, taking place in educational and community settings around the country. The concept behind this project is “Life-long learning: listen, engage, enjoy.”

RTÉ lyric fm composer in residence, Sebastian Adams has arranged the traditional tune ‘Oró sé do bheatha ‘bhaile’ for the quartet for this tour.He used this theme for his recent composition for RTÉ lyric fm series ‘Writing the Rising’.

Each programme is tailored to the individual setting and they will perform in libraries, care homes and schools. As well as a range of standard classical repertoire, they will include arrangements by Wexford born, composr TC Kelly, film music arrangements and contempory music.

The quartet performed ten concerts in the Sligo/Leitrim and Roscommon/Westmeath areas in November 2015 as part of the  RTÉ lyric fm education and outreach programme. These concerts took  place in primary/post primary schools, care homes, libraries and third level institutions.

This programme is provided free of charge as part of RTÉ’s public service commitment. For further details logon on to  www.rte.ie/lyric and click on education.

RTE lyric fm Education and Outreach bringing music to you.


Activity Schedule April 18th-22nd 2016


Monday 18th 


Presentation Primary School

Slievekeale Rd, Waterford


Primary Scoil Phadraig Naofa Tullow, Co, Carlow


Tuesday 19th

Wexford Adult Education Centre, Wexford Town

 Loughboy Library Kilkenny


 Wednesday 20th

Camphill Community, Callan, Co. Carlow

Cherry Grove Nursing Home , Priesthaggard, New Ross

Thursday 21st

Wexford Town Library


Kilrane NS, Rosslare


Friday 22nd

Quaker Meeting House

Newtown Junior School Waterford




Scoil Mhuire NS, Abbeyside Dungarvan



For further details:

Contact: Gerry Kelly 0872462636

E mail: corkpops@gmail.com

or Gail Henry, Producer, RTE lyric fm gail.henry@rte.ie