Young Singers Collective Concert Finale

The young singers Collective Concert Finale is the culmination of a one week programme tailored for exceptionally gifted young singers of any nationality, about to embark on an international singing career.

This concert, which will take place in the auditorium of the iconic venue of St Columb’s Hall on 16 March 2023, will be a unique occasion for our patrons to hear the singing stars of tomorrow,
together with  Le Foyer des Artistes musicians taking part in a “a fianco” orchestra scheme.

 

 Don’t miss the chance to see Vesselina Kasarova, one of the greatest mezzo-sopranos of our age, who has sung on every major stage in the world, as she shares her vast experience and technical insight with the emerging young stars of tomorrow.

 Our local and international community will also be able to enjoy the performance by accessing St Columb’s Hall TV, The Digital Concert Hall


Booking Opens
22 September 2022

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Booking Opens
22 September 2022

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Booking Opens
22 September 2022

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Booking Opens
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Booking Opens
22 September 2022

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Associate Pianist
Gary Beecher

We are pleased to announce Gary Beecher as Associate Artist with Le Foyer des Artistes and as official pianist for The Concerto Competition, Finalists’ Recital. One of Ireland’s most accomplished young pianists, Gary Beecher is from Cork and leads an extremely varied career as a soloist, chamber musician and accompanist.

He has performed as concert soloist with RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra and RTÉ Concert Orchestra. He has also appeared as soloist at the National Concert Hall and RDS in Dublin, University Concert Hall, Limerick, Barbican Centre and Wigmore Hall in London.

In 2019, Gary had a string of success at international competitions, winning the Nadia and Lili Boulanger International Voice-Piano Competition in Paris and the Rudolf Jansen Pianist Prize at the 53rd International Vocal Competition Lied Duo in ‘S-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands. In the same year he also won 2nd Pianist Prize at the prestigious International Helmut Deutsch Lied Competition in Vienna.

Gary was also a Fellow and staff accompanist at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London where he completed his Master Degree, mentored by Julius Drake and Charles Owen. He is an alumnus of Cork School of Music, where he studied with Susana and Jan Čáp, Michael McHale and Gabriela Mayer. He is also a former pupil of Jacques Rouvier, Universität der Künste, Berlin, and John O’Conor, Royal Irish Academy of Music (RIAM).

In addition to his concert career, Gary teaches piano at the RIAM, and is coach and accompanist at both the Cork School of Music and the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance, University of Limerick.