Round up: Raphaela Gromes & Julian Riem

17 April 2019

Programme Notes

For each of our tours, we commission influential writers to add flavour to our programmes. Musician and lecturer Majella Boland wrote the notes for Raphaela Gromes and Julian Riem - read them here.



Waterford News & Star, Tuesday 30th April 2019


The Irish Catholic, Thursday 25th April 2019


Waterford News & Star, Tuesday 9th April 2019


Donegal Democrat, Thursday 4th April 2019


Waterford News & Star, Thursday 2nd April 2019


Connaught Telegraph, Thursday 2nd April 2019


Raphaela Gromes and pianist Julian Riem will be performing as part of a Music Network tour

Listen back here.

RTÉ Radio 1 - Arena, Wednesday 1st April 2019


Image Magazine, Wednesday 1st April 2019


Cello–piano duo Raphaela Gromes and Julian Riem begin their Irish tour next week. Gromes spoke to The Journal of Music about their approach to duet playing, the rare Italian work they will be performing, and her excitement over a new work by Kevin Volans.

Read the full article here.

The Journal of Music, Saturday 30th March 2019


Audience Reaction

"Lovely Italian melodies in a very rare and well-crafted programme" Victor Yelamo, Regional Cultural Centre

"Another top class Music Network concert at RCC today. Wonderful Cello and Piano playing with the #GromesRiem Duo. Great to see many students in the audience. Thanks Jeremy, Marty and Music Network from bringing this recital to Letterkenny." Donegal Chamber Music



St. Finian's Church, Wednesday 3rd April