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Cathal Breslin Piano Recital

March 2, 2016 @ 6:30 pm

We are honored to welcome back the renowned Cathal Breslin to the American Irish Historical Society on Wednesday March 2, 2016 for a solo piano recital.

Cathal Breslin has been praised worldwide as one of the most exciting pianists of his generation with critical acclaim such as “superb intensity and passion” (Cleveland Plain Dealer), “energized and energizing” (Belfast Telegraph), “a deep connection to the music” (Tampa Oracle), and “noble poetry” (The Independent, London). 

Born in Derry, Northern Ireland, a growing international career has taken him to concert halls throughout Europe, U.S.A. and Asia, including halls such as Carnegie Hall in New York, Wigmore Hall in London, and the National Center for the Performing Arts in Beijing. 

Recent solo recitals in Asia have been throughout China, Korea and Japan; in the United States in Florida, Ohio, Pennsylvania, New York, Michigan and Texas in United States; in Europe throughout Spain, Italy, Greece, Germany, Austria, Bulgaria, Poland and Portugal, U.K. and Ireland. Highlights in recent Seasons included a Carnegie Hall Recital in New York City, in Madrid, Lisbon, Sofia, Warsaw, recitals in Beijing, Tianjin, Nanjing, Qingdao, Ningbo, Suzhou, and Chongqing in China, concerts in Seoul and Busan in Korea, and Tokyo in Japan. 

Below is the program Cathal will perform on the evening.

Brahms: Piano Pieces Op.118

  1. Intermezzo in a minor
  2. Intermezzo in A major
  3. Ballade in g minor
  4. Intermezzo in f minor
  5. Romanze in F major
  6. Intermezzo in e flat minor

John Field: 2 Nocturnes

  1. Nocturne in  B flat major
  2. Nocturne in c minor


Rachmaninov: Variations on a theme of Corelli Op.42

Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody No.12 in c sharp minor

Eventbrite - Cathal Breslin Piano Recital


March 2, 2016
6:30 pm


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