Kilkenny Arts Festival 2016 programme announced

The programme for the 2016 Kilkenny Arts Festival was announced earlier today, featuring three Askonas Holt artists: Sir András Schiff, Alina Ibragimova and the Heath Quartet
Taking place from 5 to 14 August 2016, the 43rd festival will present Ireland’s largest ever celebration of Mozart. 
6 AUGUST 2016
Sir András Schiff returns to the festival with a recital celebrating the late works of Haydn, Mozart, Schubert and Beethoven. Find out more on the Kilkenny Arts Festival website 
9 & 10 AUGUST 2016
Alina Ibragimova will give two late-night recitals at the festival, performing a programme that received rave reviews at the 2015 BBC Proms: “An outstanding achievement, spellbinding from start to finish” (The Guardian). Find out more on the Kilkenny Arts Festival website 
10-14 AUGUST 2016
The Heath Quartet also makes a return to the festival, performing the ten string quartets and five string quintets that Mozart wrote in adulthood. They will be joined by violist Atte Kilpeläinen. Part of the festival’s Mozart: Prince of Music series. Find out more on the Kilkenny Arts Festival website 
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