Belfast-born Michael McHale has established himself as one of Ireland’s leading pianists and has developed a busy international career as a solo recitalist, concerto soloist and chamber musician.
He has performed as a soloist with the Minnesota, Hallé, Moscow Symphony and Bournemouth Symphony Orchestras, the London Mozart Players, and all five of the major Irish orchestras, and performed at the Tanglewood Festival, Wigmore Hall, London, Berlin Konzerthaus, Suntory Hall, Tokyo, Lincoln Center, New York, Symphony Hall, Boston and Pesti Vigadó in Budapest. 2016/17 performances include concerto performances with the City of London Sinfonia and the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra in Florida, and a début concert at the Tokyo Spring Festival. Future engagements include a début in the Dublin National Concert Hall's International Concert Series performing the Schumann Concerto with the City of London Sinfonia.
This is Michael's second year performing at Music in Monkstown.
Beethoven: Sonata in C # minor op.27 no. 2 “Moonlight”
Waltz op.64 no.2
Mazurka op.67 no.4
Ballade op.52 no.4
Nocturne op.9 no.2
Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition
The concert will be followed by late-night jazz at FXB Restaurant, Monkstown.