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CONCERT FOR TENOR AND PIANO – Andrew Gavin (tenor) and Antonio Cascelli (piano) performing a selection of lieder by Franz Schübert from “Die Schöne Müllerin”


Thursday 20 June 2024 at 6.30pm – Italian Institute of Culture – Pavilion Hall

On June 20th at 6.30pm, join Andrew Gavin (tenor) and Antonio Cascelli (pianist) in the performance of Franz Schubert’s lieder cycle “Die Schöne Müllerin”.

Alumnus of Maynooth University and of the Royal Irish Academy of Music, former member of the Irish National Opera ABL Aviation Studio, and of the Wexford Festival Opera ‘Factory’ Studio, Andrew Gavin is in the midst of a flourishing career. He will be accompanied by pianist Antonio Cascelli, Head of Music at the Maynooth University.

Experience a journey through love, loss, pain and anguish, encapsulated in the touching story of a young miller, from the awakening of love and his hopes for its fulfillment to his final disillusionment. Walking along a stream, a constant presence in the song cycle, the miller confides his hopes and doubts about the feelings of his beloved.


  • No. 1 Das Wandern (Wandering)
  • No. 2 Wohin? (Whereto?)
  • No. 3 Halt! (Halt!)
  • No. 4 Dankgesang an den Bach (Thanksgiving to the Brook)
  • No. 5 Am Feierabend (After work)
  • No. 6 Der Neugierige (The Inquisitive One)
  • No. 7 Ungeduld (Impatience)
  • No. 10 Tränenregen (Shower of Tears)
  • No. 11 Mein! (Mine)
  • No. 13 Mit dem grünen Lautenbande (To accompany the Lute’s Green Ribbon)
  • No. 15 Eifersucht und Stolz (Jealousy and Pride)
  • No. 19 Der Müller und der Bach (The Miller and the Brook)
  • No. 20. Des Baches Wiegenlied (The Brook’s Lullaby)

Free entry but limited places available. Booking essential on Eventbrite.



Andrew completed his Masters in Music Performance at the Royal Irish Academy of Music in 2016, achieving First Class Honours under the tuition of Mary Brennan. A graduate of the National University of Ireland, Maynooth, Andrew attained First Class Honours in English Literature. He also holds an M. Phil in Children’s Literature from Trinity College, Dublin. In 2016 Andrew was awarded the PwC Wexford Festival Opera Emerging Young Artist bursary and is a former member of the Irish National Opera ABL Aviation Studio and the Wexford Festival Opera ‘Factory’ Studio. Andrew is currently undertaking his doctoral studies at the Royal Irish Academy of Music and Trinity College Dublin. Operatic highlights include Rodolfo in Puccini’s La Bohème, Ruodi in Rossini’s William Tell, Tebaldo in Bellini’s I Capuleti e i Montecchi, Fenton in Verdi’s Falstaff, Malcolm in Verdi’s Macbeth, Jupiter in Händel’s Semele, Pedrillo in Mozart’s Die Entführung aus dem Serail, Tamino and Monostatos in Mozrt’s Die Zauberflöte, Arbace in Mozart’s Idomeneo, Acis and Damon in Händel’s Acis and Galatea, Mike Murphy in the studio recording of C.V. Stanford’s Shamus O’Brien with Retrospect Opera and the Scottish Opera Orchestra, Mr. McCarthy in the World Premiere of Andrew Synnott’s The 47th Saturday, Junger Diener in Strauss’ Elektra, Don Curzio in Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro, M. Vogelsang in Mozart’s Der Schauspieldirektor, Telemachus in Monteverdi’s The Return of Ulysses, Ormindo in Cavalli’s L’Ormindo, Andrés, Cochenille, Pitichinaccio and Franz in Offenbach’s The Tales of Hoffmann, and the roles of Bob Doran, Mr. Alleyne and O’Halleran in the world premiere of Andrew Synnott’s Dubliners. Upcoming engagements include Bach’s St. John Passion, Rossini’s Petite Messe Solennelle, and performing the ‘Yeats in Music’ recital that Andrew curated for the Blackwater Valley Opera Festival for the prince of Monaco.


Antonio Cascelli is a musicologist and performer specialising in piano accompaniment. Antonio studied piano in Rome with the pianist Elena Matteucci, member of the acclaimed Italian Quartetto Michelangelo and obtained the Piano Diploma in 1990. He gained his degree in Literature and Philosophy at the University of Rome “La Sapienza” in 1997. In 1998 he started studying at the University of Southampton, where he first gained a Masters in Musicology with a dissertation on Claudio Monteverdi, and subsequently completed a PhD on Schenker’s unpublished analyses of the music of Chopin.  Before joining the National University of Ireland, Maynooth in September 2008 as Lecturer in Performance Studies, Antonio worked part-time at the University of Southampton (2004-06), where he also held an Early Career Teaching Fellowship in 2006-07.  As performer, Antonio has collaborated as accompanist, with singer Virginia Kerr,  Niamh Murray, Eamonn Mulhall, Dr Francesca Placanica, and cellist Dr Alison Hood.



Free tickets reservation will not guarantee entry to the Hall. Once the capacity of the venue is reached, no more patrons will be allowed to enter


  • Organized by: Istituto Italiano di Cultura Dublino