International Festival of Chamber Music 2016

festival201619-21 February 2016


 QUB music/music technology students

Up to 30 free tickets per concert for QUB music/music technology students – subject to availability, details available from the School of Creative Arts

2015-02-22 12.16.54Friday 19 February 1.10pm

Free Admission

Presented in association with Queen’s University School of Creative Arts, featuring final-year and postgraduate performers






Janina Fialkowska piano

Friday 19 February 7.30pm
Great Hall, QUB


Polonaise Fantaisie in A flat major, op. 61
Nocturne in B major, op. 9 no. 3
Impromptu no. 3 in G flat major, op. 51
Waltz in B minor, op. 69 no. 2
Waltz in A flat major, op. 42
Ballade no. 4 in F minor, op. 52

Scherzo no. 4 in E major, op. 54
Prelude in E flat minor, op. 28 no. 14
Prelude in D flat major, op. 28 no. 15
3 Mazurkas, op. 50
Scherzo no.1 in B minor, op. 20

‘…a musician of extraordinary sensibility and captivating, artless purity…an interpreter of sublime inspiration’
The Telegraph


Photo credit Julien Faugère

Piano Masterclass
with Janina Fialkowska

Saturday 20 February 10.30am
Sonic Lab, SARC, QUB




ioana-michael2016Ioana Petcu-Colan violin
Michale McHale piano

Saturday 20 February 1.30pm
Great Hall, QUB


Beethoven Violin Sonata no. 5 in F, op. 24 (‘Spring’)

Ian Wilson Spilliaert’s Beach

Franck Violin Sonata in A major

‘…absorbing presence…’
Irish Theatre Magazine



dante-daniel2016Dante String Quartet
with Daniel Tong piano

Saturday 20 February 7.30pm
Great Hall, QUB


Beethoven *String Quartet in G major, op. 18 no. 2* (not op. 18 no. 2 in D, as originally advertised)

Mendelssohn String Quartet no. 6 in F minor, op. 80

Shostakovich Piano Quintet in G minor, op. 57

‘…the unflinching integrity of their interpretation and the excitement of their playing were consistently superb’
The Guardian


RachelGrimesLauraSinnertonLaura Sinnerton viola

Rachel Grimes violin

Sunday 21 February 2016 10.30am & 11.30 am
Crescent Arts Centre, Belfast

Walk, sway, crawl, roll, dance, or just chill out to a careful selection of short classical pieces designed to engage and enchant the youngest listeners (and their mums and dads).

Designed specifically for babies up to 18 months old.


Robin Tritschler tenor
Christopher Glynn piano

Sunday 21 February 3.00pm
Great Hall, QUB



Songs by Schubert and Richard Hageman, and the world première of Lament for an Irish Rebel by Belfast composer, Philip Hammond 

‘…one of the most sensitive and musical of today’s younger lieder interpreters’
The Telegraph

The 2016 International Festival is supported by:

acni_lottery150    radio3

  crescent arts centre