Thursday February 27, 2020

Vengerov protégé returns for ‘biggest moment of my career’

It was on March 29, exactly ten years ago, that Irish violinist Patrick Rafter performed at the National Concert Hall as recipient of its Young Musician of the Year Award

10th March, 2019
Patrick Rafter: coming to the National Concert Hall on March 29 with his mentor Maxim Vengerov

Friday, March 29 may be Brexit Day for the rest of us, but for Irish violinist Patrick Rafter it represents a landmark of a much happier kind.

It was on this date, exactly ten years ago, that Rafter performed at the National Concert Hall as recipient of its Young Musician of the Year Award, the culmination of stellar achievements as a talented youngster. Now he is returning there – having fulfilled his prodigious promise – for...

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