Catch Irish sopranos Patricia Goggins & Ruth Gallagher & pianist Eithne Corrigan at St. Francis Friary Wexford town on Saturday 3 March, 1 pm where they will present a programme of vocal duets from Monteverdi, Mozart, Offenbach, Moore and Sue Furlong. Concert will also feature the CWSM Quartet. Tickets €10 (€5 under 18s) available at the door.
Patricia Goggins is a Limerick-born soprano and vocal teacher. She sang soloist with Vocare under the late Sue Furlong, with the Bunratty Castle Singers, and has an AIMS award for her role in Verdi's Macbeth. She was also a winner of the Arklow Challenge Cup at the Arklow Music Festival.
Ruth Gallagher, a Donegal-born soprano, graduated with an MA in Performance at WIT Waterford. She has performed many solo recitals and sang solo with various choirs in the southeast. Ruth performed as soloist in workshops of Eric Sweeney's opera The Invader and in North West Opera's production of Hansel and Gretel.
Eithne Corrigan, a graduate of TCD, studied piano and violin at the RIAM, Dublin. As a repetiteur she has worked with Dublin Masterclasses, Dublin Grand Opera and Wexford Festival Opera, and as an accompanist collaborates with many musicians and musical societies in Wexford.
This is CWSM Quartet's first public appearance as a String Quartet represented by Aisling Gouldson, violin 1, Lara Guthrie, violin 2, Ciarán English, viola and Beth Powell, cello. The quartet is directed by Geraldine Mahon.