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Venezuelan Percussionists!

The Venezuelan Percussion Ensemble (VPE)

Presented by Irish Chamber Orchestra, Irish World Academy, UL Corporate Affairs and Plassey Campus Centre. 

A family concert by Venezuelan percussionists with some very special guests!

Don’t miss a chance to hear the Venezuelan Percussion Ensemble (VPE), a derivative of the celebrated and world-acclaimed Venezuelan Symphony 

Orchestra and the Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela. The VPE has a vast repertoire and is versatile in a comprehensive range of genres from classic composition to Latin-American contemporary pieces, including jazz and folk. It ranks as one of South America’s finest ensembles.

El sistema is the 37-year-old Venezuelan social programme which has engaged more than half a million underprivileged young people to build self confidence, skills and discipline through classical music training. The Project, lead by Gustavo Dudamel and the Símon Bolívar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela are celebrated the world over as one of the greatest success stories in music clearly demonstrating how music arts can change lives.

This concert promises to be a fun concert for children and adults alike providing an inspirational journey through the amazing sounds of percussion in a variety of genres.


Standard: €10
Students/Children: €5
Family Ticket (2 Children & 2 Adults): €25

Concert Dates

  • 15:00, Sunday, October 14, 2012

    UCH Limerick

    Tickets no longer available


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