Aisling Kenny (soprano) & Oscar Montague (guitar)

Oscar Montague & Aisling Kenny
Thursday, October 4, 2018 - 13:00 to 14:00
Riverstown Hall

Benjamin Britten (1913–1976)                           
Selected songs from Folksong Arrangements Vol. 6 (High Voice and Guitar)
Nocturnal after John Dowland op. 70
Songs from the Chinese op. 58
Aisling Kenny studied music at Maynooth University, and vocal performance at the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis, Basel. She has performed in Ireland, the UK, France, Germany, Italy, Belgium, Switzerland and the USA. She sings frequently as a soloist in baroque oratorio and has performed with Irish Baroque Orchestra, Linden Baroque, Marlborough Baroque andStaatskapelle Halle. An active recitalist and an experienced ensemble singer, Aisling is a member of Chamber Choir Ireland and Resurgam. Aisling was recently awarded an Artistic Residency at Centre Culturel Irlandais in Paris for spring 2019, supported by Music Network. 
Monaghan born guitarist Oscar Montague began his guitar studies at ten years of age. Oscar has since gone on to earn a 1st Class Honours Degree and a Masters in Music from the Royal Irish Academy of Music. He has had multiple radio and television appearances, along with high profile Classical Guitar recitals in several locations across Ireland and Europe. Oscar is a recipient of numerous awards including the Contemporary Irish Music Cup, Guitar Bach Prize and the Aileen Gore Strings Competition at the ESB Feis Ceoil; he is the only guitarist to have won all three competitions.