An inaugural Fringe Festival to the annual New Ross Piano Festival, the ‘Ebony and Irony Fringe Festival’ will take place in New Ross Co. Wexford from September 25th – 28th this year.
Audiences can expect a concentrated piano-fest weekend featuring international pianists – not just one but three will share the three main concerts. Solo recitals with other international pianists, late night concerts, pianos in supermarkets for visitors to play, public masterclasses and sessions with school children will all be on offer. Pianists include famous names, Melvyn Tan, Finghin Collins, Lise de la Salle, Beatrice Berrut and Joseph Moog.
At the fringe Festival a Piano Dual, Craft workshops in looming, satire and humour, art and music syncopation will all feature. A stand up comedy night sees two new and upcoming comedians Fabu D a Nigerian born comedian from Dublin and Steve Bennett a native of Portlaoise who’s musical comedy has already delighted audiences in Wexford in the past. Sunday offers an afternoon of outdoor live music gigs.
For all the details on the New Ross Piano Festival & The Ebony and Irony Fringe festival see http://www.visitwexford.ie