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The Theatre Royal, Waterford - Saturday 14th October

One of Ireland’s funniest comedians - The Irish Mirror

McSavage is a comedic force, a riotous evening and a thoroughly entertaining show entertainment.ie

David McSavage is Ireland’s most divisive comedian – he’s funny too!

A Sacred Cow is another way at looking at all Irish institutions and parts of life in Ireland that shape us and have us the way we are!

The Church, politicians, alcohol and celebrities, will come under scrutiny with a level of honesty & caustic wit.

Not suitable for clergy, politicians, bankers and economists. Is suitable for people that want to stop eating biscuits and want a good night out!

Tickets €26 available from Box Office 051 874402 or http://www.theatreroyal.ie

Music Network

Music Network presents internationally renowned trumpet star Tine Thing Helseth & pianist Gunnar Flagstad at City Hall 12 October

"Tine Thing Helseth's playing is stylish in every way" Gramophone

"Dazzling virtuoso playing" The Standard

"Sensational" The Arts Desk

For its second Autumn concert prepare to be bowled over by the infectious enthusiasm of Tine Thing Helseth, Norway’s internationally-renowned trumpet star at City Hall, Waterford on Thursday 12th October as part of a Music Network tour. Accompanied by regular collaborator Gunnar Flagstad on piano, the programme includes Romances by Shostakovich, Romanian Folk Dances from Bartók, Piazolla’s Café 1930 from Histoire du Tango and a new work by Deirdre Gribbin. Details at musicnetwork.ie. Music Network tours are funded by the Arts Council and are presented in association with RTÉ lyric fm.

On a mission to expand the performance repertoire for solo trumpet, Tine Thing Helseth set about commissioning new works from dozens of composers and in the process became recognised as one of the world’s leading trumpet soloists, with a slew of awards to her name and widespread critical acclaim for her clean, open sound, flawless technique and soulful phrasing.

Performing trumpet concertos by familiar names Helseth is unabashed in her mission to open up the repertoire to new styles, new ways of making music, and especially new audiences, not to be missed.


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