Thibaut Garcia and Isang Enders (France/Germany)

Thibaut Garcia and Isang Enders (France/Germany)

A unique coming together of two of classical music’s brightest stars as Franco-Spanish guitarist Thibaut Garcia and German cellist Isang Enders give a masterclass in understated beauty

Tour Dates

Sun 22 Apr, 3.30pm St. Iberius Church, Wexford Book Tickets
Mon 23 Apr, 8pm Linenhall Arts Centre, Castlebar Book Tickets
Wed 25 Apr, 8pm St. Ann's Church, Dawson Street, Dublin 2 Book Tickets
Thurs 26 Apr, 8pm Cork School of Music (Curtis Auditorium), Cork Book Tickets
Fri 27 Apr, 7.30pm City Hall (Georgian Large Room), Waterford Book Tickets
Sun 29 Apr, 3pm Siamsa Tíre, Tralee Book Tickets
Mon 30 Apr, 8pm Station House Theatre, Clifden Book Tickets
Tuesday 1 May, 8pm Pavilion Theatre, Dún Laoghaire Book Tickets

Prepare to be charmed by the quiet charisma and innate musicality of this thrilling new duo comprising Franco-Spanish guitarist Thibaut Garcia and German cellist Isang Enders, both young artists with rapidly-growing international reputations.
 
Recently dubbed “the new face of classical guitar”, 23-year-old Garcia has already cut a swathe through the world’s foremost guitar competitions — taking firsts in six of them — thanks to his gossamer light touch, wonderfully sensitive interpretations and a repertoire ranging from Piazzolla and Piaf  to world premieres of compositions by composers such as Jean-Frédéric Neuburger and Vincent A. Jockin.
 
At the age of 20, Isang Enders was appointed principal cello of the Dresden Staatskapelle, making him the youngest section leader in Germany. Noted for his clear, penetrating tone and his big-hearted, dynamic performances, Enders has quickly established a name for himself working with such eminent conductors as Myung-Whun Chung, Christoph Eschenbach, Zubin Mehta and Vasily Petrenko.

 

Thibaut Garcia, guitar

Isang Enders, cello

Sun 22 Apr St. Iberius Church, Wexford 3.30pm , €17 / €14 (concession) / €5 (students) (053) 912 2144 Music For Wexford
Mon 23 Apr Linenhall Arts Centre, Castlebar 8pm , €17 / €14 (094) 902 3733
Wed 25 Apr St. Ann's Church, Dawson Street, Dublin 2 8pm , €20 / €15 (OAPs/unwaged) / €10 (students) (Booking Fees Apply) (01) 475 0224 Music Network
Thurs 26 Apr Cork School of Music (Curtis Auditorium), Cork 8pm , €20 / €15 / €10 / €5 (students, on the door only) Cork Orchestral Society
Fri 27 Apr City Hall (Georgian Large Room), Waterford 7.30pm , €15 / €5 (students) On the door only Waterford Music
Sun 29 Apr Siamsa Tíre, Tralee 3pm , €16 / €13 (066) 712 3055
Mon 30 Apr Station House Theatre, Clifden 8pm , €15 (on the door) (095) 21699 (info only) Clilfden Arts Society
Tuesday 1 May Pavilion Theatre, Dún Laoghaire 8pm , €18 / €16 / €12 (01) 231 2929

Dušan Bogdanović (b. 1955)

4 Pièces Intimes
1. Prière
2. Mouvement
3. La harpe de David
4. Chant

 

Gaspar Cassadó (1897-1966)

Suite for Solo Cello
1. Preludio - Fantasia
2. Sardana - Danza
3. Intermezzo e Danza Finale

 

Enrique Granados (1867-1916)

12 Danzas Españolas Op. 37, Vol. 2 No. 5, 'Andaluza'

Intermezzo from the Opera “Goyescas” H. 65

12 Danzas Españolas Op. 37, Vol. 1 No. 2, 'Oriental'

 

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

Chaconne from Partita No. 2 in D minor, BWV 1004

 

Benjamin Dwyer (b. 1965)

New commission by Music Network

 

Heitor Villa-Lobos (1887-1959)

Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5, Mvt. I, Ária: Cantilena

 

Stephen Goss (b. 1964)

Park of Idols
1. Jump Start
2. Cold Dark Matter
3. Fractured Loop
4. Malabar Hill
5. The Raw
6. Sharjah

Thibaut Garcia - Mazurka Appassionata / Agustin Barrios Mangoré


Isang Enders - Prelude from Bach's Cello Suite No. 1


"Ensuring a bright future for classical guitar"

- Gramophone [on Garcia]

"Virtuosity, good taste, knowledge and originality"

- BBC Music Magazine [on Enders]

"Striking and assured"

- Classical Guitar Magazine [on Garcia]

"Isang Enders' recording of the Bach Suites is an amazing document of musical maturity"

- Radio Bremen