US Pianist Craig Taborn has been lauded by critics as “one of the best jazz pianists alive” (NY Times), and has carved out a remarkable career both as a sideman, co-leader and as a soloist, debuting on ECM records, a label that has defined the high bar of solo piano performance. A master of invention, this Kevin Barry Room concert is a rare opportunity to catch him centre stage for a performance which promises to be as exhilarating as it is serene.
The National Concert Hall sits proudly on Earlsfort Terrace in Dublin’s city centre and is home to the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra, Chamber Choir Ireland, Irish Baroque Orchestra, Music Network and Music Generation. Next door to the picturesque Iveagh Gardens and in the heart of a commercial district known as the National Concert Hall Quarter, it hosts over 1000 events per annum. Its mission, to foster and celebrate the appreciation, knowledge, enjoyment and pure love of music as an integral part of Irish life.