The short documentary, now available on Youtube and The Strad Magazine, follows a visit by Nicole Crespo O’Donoghue to the Pablo Sarasate Museum in Pamplona, Spain. There she plays the violinist's Vuillaume violin and depicts stories form the great virtuoso.
110th Anniversary Pablo Sarasate
Pablo Sarasate´s Violin sounds again
The city of Pamplona commemorates the 110th anniversary of the death of the violinist and composer Pablo Sarasate with a programme of cultural activities including music, film, guided visits and the renovation of Pablo Sarasate's tomb.
The celebrations begin on Wednesday 19th September at 19:00 with a projection of the documentary produced and directed by Joaquín Calderón The King of the Violin.
The 20th September at 20:00 sees Nicole Crespo O'Donoghue performing Sarasate's Vuillaume violin in a Lecture-Recital specifically programmed for the occasion. Nicole will be accompanied on the piano by Mark Kinkaid.
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The Anglo Spanish Society Review 228 Spring/Summer
In conversation with Nicole Crespo O´Donoghue
In the run up to the Society’s third annual classical concert, violinist
Nicole Crespo O’Donoghue, who will be performing again this year in a recital
organized by the Anglo-Spanish Society, speaks to La Revista about her Irish-Spanish heritage and her musical ambitions.
The petite musician with giant talent won a scholarship from the Diputación Foral de Bizkaia to attend the Royal Academy of Music and has her sights set on Carnegie Hall: “My mother is Irish, born in Dublin and I, like my father was born in Bilbao but spent long summers in Ireland. I always knew I would play the violin."