The next “Music in Calary” concert is ready to be released on YouTube


THE third concert recorded during the summer at Calary Church is Titus et Bérénice by Rita Strohl performed by Annette Cleary on cello and Réamonn Keary on piano, narrated by Barry McGovern.

her concert will air on YouTube on Thursday, November 18 for future viewing.

Annette Cleary studied cello at the Royal Irish Academy of Music with Coral Bognuda, Ivan Andrews and Aisling Drury-Byrne. At sixteen, she obtained a scholarship from the Arts Council to study with Antonio Janigro at the Mozarteum in Salzburg.

She has won international competitions in Europe and the United States and has performed as a soloist with numerous orchestras, including the Sűdwestfunk Orchester, the RTE Concert Orchestra and the National Symphony Orchestra. In 1989 she was the first Irish musician accepted into the prestigious Schleswig-Holstein International Orchestra which toured Europe and Russia with Leonard Bernstein.

Currently, Annette teaches cello and chamber music at the Royal Irish Academy of Music and gives annual master classes at the Ceol-na-Mara Summer School for Strings in Connemara and regularly conducts masterclasses in Italy, in Austria, Croatia and Germany.

Réamonn Keary was educated at the Royal Irish Academy of Music, Trinity College Dublin, National University of Ireland in Maynooth and Vienna as a private student of Professor Leonid Brumberg.

He is a professor and former head of the keyboard faculty at the Royal Irish Academy of Music in Dublin. Réamonn is highly regarded as a chamber musician and has performed and recorded with many of the best instrumentalists in the country.

He is currently recording and editing a new edition of piano works by Fanny Robinson, one of RIAM’s early piano teachers.

Barry McGovern is a former member of the RTÉ Players and the Abbey Theater Company. He has worked in theater, film, radio and television, wrote music for numerous shows and co-wrote two musicals and directed plays and operas. He is known internationally for his award-winning Beckett solo shows “I’ll Go On” and “Watt” which the Gate Theater presented in 1985 and 2010.

If you would like the link to the YouTube concert, send an email to [email protected] and a link to the concert will be sent to you.