Upcoming concerts by Francesco Turrisi

Francesco Turrisi February newsletter

A few interesting events in February:

Alone Together 2

a concert series curated by Francesco Turrisi and funded by Music Network

Wed 8th of February. The Kevin Barry room at the National Concert Hall

8.30 pm
The National Concert Hall - Earlsfort Terrace, Dublin 2, Ireland

Tickets 8€ at:

Francesco Turrisi – piano

Róisín ElSafty – vocals

Caoimhín Ó Raghallaig – fiddle

Francesco Turrisi and his two invited guests perform a short solo set each, followed by a trio set that will feature original music and improvisations.
The second concert of the series will feature award winning sean nos singer Roisin El Safty and the celebrated fiddle player Caoimhin O Raghallaig.
Alone together is presented with funding from the Music Network performance and Touring award.

Next concerts in the series:
March 8th with Ben Davis (Cello) and Richard Sweeney (Theorbo)

Tarab in Cork
If you happen to be in Cork next week, come and hear Tarab play on Friday february 10th at the Aula Maxima for the UCC lunchtime concert series:


Tarab Nomination nomination to the Theatre awards 2011

Tarab and Carl Kennedy have been nominated for best sound design for Peer Gynt, written by Henrik Ibsen, in a new version by Arthur Riordan, directed by Lynne Parker for Rough Magic Theatre
see the other nominations here:

and a short clip of peer gynt here:

Tratti - Ritratti Exhibition

I have been asked to be part of an exhibition organized by the Italian Institute of Culture and photographer Veronica Vierin
The exhibition is called "Traits-Portraits" and it features a series of portraits of Italians in Ireland.
More info here:

Interviews and Reviews

Read a very extensive interview by Ian Patterson for All About Jazz website:

two reviews of my piano trio album Fotografia (see below)

and a Tarab cd review in Italian:

New Zahr CD available


The Zahr CD is finally available.
It features the amazing Italian traditional singer Lucilla Galeazzi, frame drums virtuoso Andrea Piccioni and multinstrumentalist Fabio Tricomi

you can buy it on my website:

Listen to the entire cd (for limited time only) on soundcloud:

and very soon on Itunes, emusic, napster


Here is the cover of my cd "Fotografia".
The cd features some piano solo compositions and some trio compositions and improvisations with an amazing rhythm section comprising of Danish bass player Claus Kaarsgaard and Portuguese drummer Joao Lobo.
Listen to some extracts here:
read the Irish times **** review
read a review at all about jazz

Buy the cd here:
You can also download the cd on itunes, emusic, napster
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