Classical Music Tour - Ticket Information
Enjoy an evening of classical music in the stunning surroundings of Castle Coole, as the magnificent Grand Hall is brought to life with an array of musical scores from internationally renowned flautist Karin Leitner.
Enjoy an evening of classical music in the stunning surroundings of Castle Coole on Saturday 29 September, as the magnificent Grand Hall is brought to life with an array of musical scores from internationally renowned flautist Karin Leitner, accompanied by harpist Teresa O'Donnell on their tour of Ireland.
Karen Leitner - Flute & Irish Tinwhistle
Karin is a world renowned Concert Flautist, travelling worldwide as a soloist and with chamber music partners. Born in Vienna, but Irish in her soul, she lived in Birr, Co. Offaly, London and Vienna. She was composer in residence in Tehran, Iran and got an award from United Nations for playing in Nepal during the civil war.
She played in the Stage Orchestra of the Vienna State Opera, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, BBC Symphony, London Mozart Players, London Westend (Phantom of the Opera and Les Miserables) as well as in the Irish Chamber Orchestra. She composed her own music for flute, harp and orchestra and has 4 self composed CDs favourably reviewed in the Irish Music Magazines, and 3 deep relaxation CDs in 432 Hertz for wellbeing, as well as 2 classical/Irish CDs.
Teresa O’Donnell - Harp & Soprano
For the past two decades, Teresa O’Donnell has worked as a freelance concert and Irish harpist throughout Ireland and Europe. She began her harp studies with the late Sr. Eugene McCabe at Mount Sackville School, Dublin and later studied with the renowned French harpist Sebastien Lipman, and attended masterclasses with Professor Witsenberg and Han Ann Liu. Teresa O'Donnell graduated from Trinity College Dublin, with an honours Degree in Music and Irish and followed this with a Masters in Performance and Musicology.
Although originally from a classical background, Teresa is equally at home in a multitude of genres from jazz, pop and traditional Celtic music to Broadway shows. A diverse musician, she has appeared on stage with Andrea Bocelli, Sinead O' Connor, The Chieftains, The Celtic Tenors, Tommy Fleming, Katherine Jenkins and the Irish Chamber Orchestra. Teresa has appeared on BBC, RTÉ, CNN and NHK (Japan).
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