Fionnuala Moynihan piano, Sarah Sew violin, Aoife Nic Athlaoich cello

At 7.30pm

Fionnuala Moynihan piano, Sarah Sew violin, Aoife Nic Athlaoich cello

Continuing the celebration of Beethoven’s 250th year, the premiere of the Archduke Trio was one of Beethoven’s final concert performances as a pianist, due to his increasing deafness. Dedicated to Archduke Rudolf of Austria, it was the last of Beethoven’s piano trios, and it remains one of his best-known chamber works.

This concert is available to attend in person and will also be streamed via Vimeo and available to watch from Saturday 14th November for €10.

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Beethoven Piano Trio No. 7 in B-flat major (Op. 97) ‘Archduke’ 

This concert will be approximately 45 mins in duration, without an interval 

Our artists


Dr. Fionnuala Moynihan is widely acknowledged as one of Ireland’s leading pianists. She has a particular affinity with the works of baroque, classical and early romantic composers. In 2010 Fionnuala performed the Complete Piano Sonatas of Mozart in the Hugh Lane Gallery, Dublin, in a series of five recitals. She is the only pianist to have undertaken the formidable challenge of performing this cycle in its entirety in Ireland. Since then Fionnuala has performed six complete piano sonata series performing the complete cycles by Mozart, Haydn, Clementi and Schubert.

Fionnuala has given solo recitals, chamber music concerts and concerto performances throughout the UK, France, Holland, Italy, Israel, U.S.A, Slovenia, Croatia, Serbia, Russia, Poland, Japan, Holland and Hungary as well as extensively and regularly in Ireland.

Fionnuala holds the position of University Tutor in Keyboard at the National University of Ireland, Maynooth. Her latest CD, ‘Melodies of Nations’, was released on the Hedone Label in June 2017.


Sarah Sew is recipient of the Maisie Lewis Young Artists’ Fund Award which supported her recital debut at Wigmore Hall in 2011, Emanuel Hurwitz Award for an outstanding UK violinist, J&A Beare Prize and Pavlovíc Award.

She appears throughout Europe as a guest concertmaster, director, chamber musician and soloist. As a recitalist and chamber musician, Sarah has performed internationally at Zermatt Festival, Switzerland; Bolzano Festival, Italy; Grafenegg Festival, Austria; Cheltenham Festival, UK; Interlaken Classics, Switzerland; Thessaloniki Concert Hall, Greece; Kanagawa Kenmin Hall, Japan; Wigmore Hall, UK; Kings Place, UK and the Open Chamber Music Session at the International Musicians Seminar, Prussia Cove. 


Dublin born Aoife Nic Athlaoich enjoys a versatile musical career, dividing her time between both modern and Baroque cello.

Since moving back to Ireland in 2013 Aoife joined the Irish Chamber Orchestra and has made solo and chamber music debuts at some Ireland’s leading festivals including Galway Early Music Festival, Ardee Baroque Festival, Killaloe Chamber Music Festival and the East Cork Early Music Festival. Aoife is s member of the highly acclaimed Orchestre Revolutionaire et Romantique with whom she has toured the USA and Europe as well as performing at the BBC Proms.


This concert is available to attend in person and will also be streamed via Vimeo and available to watch from Saturday 14th November. Find out more details on these viewing options below.

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Plans have been drawn up to ensure that concerts can take place safely in the presence of an audience in the church. Under current Government advice, no more than 50 people will be present, including performers and venue personnel. Tickets to these concerts will go on sale one week before the concert and priority will be given to past season ticket holders and Benefactors. 


Friday 13th November 2020 at 7.30pm

St Peter’s Church of Ireland, Drogheda

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This concert is filmed and presented with top-level audio, recorded live in St Peter’s Church of Ireland, Drogheda. You can view the concert from the comfort of your home via our online broadcast. It will be broadcast on Vimeo On Demand from Saturday 14th November for €10 and available to watch for 3 days.


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