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John Banville
An Evening of Words and Music with John Banville

John Banville
An Evening of Words and Music with John Banville

John Banville
An Evening of Words and Music with John Banville

vr, 16 maart 2018 | 20:30 uur

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vr, 16 maart 2018 | 20:30 uur

Kaarten aan de deur: € 20.00
Voorverkoop: € 20.00
Studenten (op vertoon van collegekaart): € 5.00
CJP: € 18.00
Splendorleden: € 18.00

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Man Booker prize-winning Irish author John Banville, will be in conversation about his new book, Mrs. Osmond, and how music influences his writing. In a beautiful evening of words and music, hear the music of Fauré and Brahms, which inspire John’s writing. Music will be performed by a Dutch Irish ensemble including Irish violinist Gwendolyn Masin, Dutch violinist Emmy Storms and Dutch cellist Johan van Iersel, solo cello Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra.

John Banville
Gwendolyn Masin – violin
Emmy Storms – violin
Martin Moriarty – viola
Johan van Iersel – cello
Robert Kulek – piano

John Banville is a Man Booker Prize-winning Irish novelist, an adapter of dramas, and a screenwriter, considered to be “one of the most imaginative literary novelists writing in the English language today”.

Banville has received numerous awards in his career. His novel The Book of Evidence was shortlisted for the Booker Prize and won the Guinness Peat Aviation award in 1989. His fourteenth novel, The Sea, won the Booker Prize in 2005. In 2011, Banville was awarded the Franz Kafka Prize, while 2013 brought both the Irish PEN Award and the Austrian State Prize for European Literature. In 2014 he won the Prince of Asturias Award in Letters. He has published a number of crime novels as Benjamin Black, most featuring Quirke, an Irish pathologist based in Dublin.

Duration: 60 minutes
Language: English

This event is part of the 2018 St. Patrick’s Irish Festival Amsterdam.
An annual Dutch-Irish collaboration celebrating Irish music, arts and culture in Amsterdam. Full programme of events and more information: www.stpatrickamsterdam.com

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