first_imgThe Donegal Chamber OrchestraPICTURE: With the kind permission of John Soffe ( Check his Facebook page (,The Donegal Chamber Orchestra is in Inishowen for the first time as part of the Colgan Heritage Week this Saturday at 7.30pm in the Colgan Hall, Carndonagh. The ensemble was founded in June 2006 and successfully performed across the County, Northern Ireland, Dublin and as far as Tuscany. In its 8 years of history this will be the first time the group is performing in Inishowen! For this special occasion, the string orchestra will be joined by local musician Ciara Fagan, who will be playing John Baston’s Recorder Concerto No. 2 as soloist with the ensemble. Also to mark the first visit to the peninsula, the orchestra will perform ‘The Inishowen Set’ a new work especially composed for the string ensemble by Redcastle based composer John McLachlan.During February the composer worked with the Orchestra in this new work for a Letterkenny premiere and it will be performed for the second time this Saturday in Inishowen.John McLachlan is an internationally esteemed Dublin born composer who lives in Co. Donegal. See for more.The Donegal Chamber Orchestra features classical string players from across county Donegal and is dedicated to helping students and amateur musicians achieve the highest level of excellence in performance. The Donegal Chamber Orchestra gives regular performances throughout the county during the year and previous seasons have included trips to Spain and Italy. Since its establishment the orchestra worked with guest artists such as violinist Darragh Morgan, Belgium soprano Tine Verbeke, renowned Romanian/Irish cellist Mihai Dancila, the Spanish chamber orchestra Concerto Málaga and the Italian Maestro Massimo Paris. The Orchestra was founded in 2006 by Hungarian violinist Orsolya Szabó-Yélamo (Violin resource tutor with Donegal Music Education Partnership) and Spanish cellist Víctor Yélamo (Artistic Director of the ensemble).www.dmep.ieFor their concert in Cardongagh, they will perform John McLachlan’s ‘The Inishowen Set’ conducted by the composer himself who also will introduce his piece to the audience. The program will also include Karl Jenkin’s Palladio, John Baston’s Recorder Concerto No. 2 (soloist: Ciara Fagan), Hindemith’s Op. 44, Britten’s Simple Symphony Op. 4, Tchaikovsky’s Elegy for string orchestra and Bartok’s Ten Folk Hungarian Pieces.This concert starts at 7.30pm. Admissions € 10/5. Tickets will be available at the door. For further information contact The Colgan Hall 074 93 29377 or [email protected] DONEGAL CHAMBER ORCHESTRA’S SATURDAY NIGHT CARNDONAGH CONCERT was last modified: June 27th, 2014 by John2Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:Carndonaghdonegal chamber orchestraInishowen SetPerformanceThe Colgan Halllast_img read more

VAR controversy continues as Netherlands and Italy reach World Cup quarter-finals

first_img Laura Woods and Ally McCoist discuss the events of the England vs Cameroon match at the Women’s World Cup Italy made light work of China Liverpool news live: Klopp reveals when Minamino will play and issues injury update Arsenal transfer news LIVE: Ndidi bid, targets named, Ozil is ‘skiving little git’ punished Getty Images – Getty TROPHY VAR took centre stage on another eventful night at the Women’s World Cup, as the last two quarter-final spots were sealed.Here’s a round-up of the action:Netherlands 2-1 JapanThe Netherlands were awarded a contentious late penalty to beat Japan and reach the quarter-finals. 3 Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 1:16Loaded: 12.95%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -1:16 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedAudio Tracken (Main), selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. 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This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:00Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1xFullscreen Lieke Martens scored her second of the game to secure a 2-1 victory after the VAR adjudged that Japan captain Saki Kumagai had blocked a shot with her arm.Yui Hasegawa had pulled Japan level following Martens’ opener but it would be the use of video technology which again courted drama at Rennes’ Roazhon Park.Arsenal forward Vivianne Miedema had an early effort blocked behind but the Dutch were ahead with 17 minutes on the clock as Martens’ clever back-heel found a way into the corner of the goal following a deflection.Yuika Sugasawa then hit the outside of the post as Japan looked to level before the interval and the equaliser duly arrived as Hasegawa brilliantly chipped home.Both sides created further chances in the second half as an even contest appeared set for extra-time. LATEST FOOTBALL NEWS boost Man United transfer news live: Haaland ‘wants a change’, two players off in January Liverpool update ‘Champions Wall’ after ending 2019 as European and world champions Valentina Giacinti and Aurora Galli struck in either half to set up a quarter-final clash with either Holland or Japan on Saturday.China were always up against it following Giacinti’s early opener and are eliminated having scored just once in their four games in the finals.AC Milan forward Giacinti had already seen an effort chalked out for offside and was presented with a fine chance following a misplaced pass out of the China defence.She would break the deadlock at the third time of asking, Chinese goalkeeper Peng Shimeng doing well to keep out Elisa Bartoli’s effort only for Giacinti to tuck home the rebound.China responded well and saw a video assistant referee check deny them a penalty before Wang Yen’s long-range strike drew a save out of Laura Giuliani. deals Solskjaer gives Pogba fitness update and calls him world’s best all-round midfielder 3 Valentina Bergamaschi and Sara Gama came close to doubling the lead before the break but it was China who hit the woodwork through Li Ying’s header ahead of the interval.Galli came off the bench and secured the win for Italy four minutes after the restart as China stood off her and allowed the Juventus midfielder to bury her chance from 30 yards out.China, so defensive throughout the group stage, pushed forward in the hope of staging an unlikely comeback.Wang Shuang, Han Peng, Li Ying, and Zhang Rui all had half-chances but could not set up a grandstand end to the encounter, with Italy seeing out the remainder of the game to advance. The Netherlands advanced in controversial fashion Tottenham issue immediate ban to supporter who threw cup at Kepa LATEST The biggest market value losers in 2019, including Bale and ex-Liverpool star Japan were left heartbroken Lampard appears to aim dig at Mourinho for handling of Salah and De Bruyne at Chelsea Getty Images – Getty It was Japan who looked like finishing the game stronger, Hasegawa firing inches wide, Mana Iwabuchi hitting the side-netting and Hina Sugita hitting the crossbar.But it would all prove to be for nothing as Holland secured their place in the last eight and a meeting with Italy.With two minutes remaining, Miedema’s shot hit Kumagai and, after consulting the VAR, referee Melissa Borjas pointed to the spot.Martens kept her composure to convert from 12 yards but even then Japan pushed for a second equaliser as a goalmouth scramble was cleared by the Dutch, who held on to progress.Italy 2-0 ChinaItaly eased past China 2-0 in Montpellier to secure their place in the last eight of the Women’s World Cup. 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