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Concert at Lucan House



Concert at Lucan House

Friday 14th July - 3.30pm
Lucan House, Lucan, Co. Dublin
Places are limited. Reservation is essential

A summer afternoon dedicated to music in the charming context of the Residence of the Italian Ambassador to Ireland, Lucan House. The trio composed by Italian Rita D’Arcangelo (flute), Canadian Margaret Bruce (piano) and Irish Dearbhla Nolan (trumpet) will perform a programme that features composers such as Gaetano Donizetti, Antonio Bazzini, Claude Debussy and more. Lucan House is one of the most prestigious diplomatic residences in Europe today and represents an historic and artistic treasure which is of great importance both for Italy and Ireland.

The Programme:

Gaetano Donizetti: Don Pasquale, opening of Act 2
Thorvald Hansen: Sonata
Claude Debussy: L'Isle Joyeuse
George Enescu: Legende
Wilhelm Popp: Rigoletto Fantasie
Claude Debussy: Syrinx
Antonio Bazzini: La Ronde des Lutins
Malcolm Arnold: Grand Fantasia


Rita D'Arcangelo, after her graduation at the Conservatory of Music in Pescara, she served as first flute with several orchestras. She is guest flute teacher at the Kansai International Music Academy (Japan) and has given master classes in prestigious music schools all over the world. Rita is currently Flute Lecturer at the Department of Music at the State German University BTU.

Margaret Bruce was born on Canada, at 18 she left for London and the Royal College of Music, where she won a scholarship for future study in Vienna. She’s played Mozart at the Barbican with the Royal Philharmonic, performed Liszt in Slovakia, and presented varied recitals throughout North America and Europe.

Dearbhla Nolan began learning the trumpet aged 10. She went on to become a pupil at the DIT Conservatory of Music and Drama. In 2011 she successfully auditioned for the Maribor International Orchestra, with whom she performed a concert tour as joint principal trumpet. Currently principal trumpet with the Silk Road Symphony Orchestra, she also performs with Berlin International Brass and Berlin Concert Brass



Date: Friday, July 14, 2017

Time: At 3:30 pm

Organized by : Italian Embassy in Ireland

In collaboration with : IIC

Entrance : Free



Lucan House, Lucan