Matthew McAllister

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Monday 22nd January 2007
The Reid Hall – Edinburgh – Scotland 
Time: 11am 
Tickets: free admission 
Concert details: Maelasta give a mini concert and performance seminar for BMus 1st & 2nd year students at Edinburgh University

Thursday 25th January 2007
Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh –Scotland 
Time: 6pm 
Tickets: Free admission 
Concert details: Agnew / McAllister duo perform in the ‘After Hours’ concert series in the gallery

Saturday 27th January 2007
The Crescent Arts Centre – Belfast 
Time: 7.30pm 
Tickets: £8 / £5 
Concert details: Agnew / McAllister duo perform at The Crescent Arts Centre

Monday 29th January 2007
St Michaels Church – Edinburgh – Scotland 
Time: 2pm 
Tickets: free admission 
Concert details: Maelasta give an afternoon concert for Live Music Now!

Saturday 10th February 2007
St Mary’s Parish Church – Slough – England 
Time: 12noon 
Tickets: Admission free 
Concert details: Solo classical guitar recital in the beautiful setting of St Mary’s

Friday 16th February 2007
No Alibis – Belfast 
Time: 8pm 
Tickets:£8 / £5 
Concert details: Evening performance by The Agnew / McAllister Duo in No Alibis, Botanic Avenue, next to Queen’s University.

Monday 19th February 2007
York – England 
Concert details: Maelasta with Live Music Now! giving concerts in the City of York, Matthew & Feargus will give community music concerts and workshops – venues tbc.
Friday 23rd February 2007
Edinburgh – Scotland 
Concert details: Maelasta with Live Music Now!, lunchtime recital in Edinburgh, Matthew & Feargus will perform in the Atrium of The Scottish Widows building on Morisson Street.

Saturday 24th February 2007
St Paul’s Cathedral, Dundee – Scotland 
Time: 1pm 
Tickets: £3 / £2 
Concert details: The Agnew / McAllister Duo give a lunchtime concert in the Cathedral

5th – 9th March 2007
Northumberland – England 
Concert details: Maelasta with Live Music Now!, tour of the Northumberland region. Matthew & Feargus will give community music concerts and workshops alongside public performances.

Wednesday 7th March 2007
Alnwick Playhouse – Northumberland – England 
Time: 12.30pm 
Tickets: £6 /£5 conc 
Concert details: Maelasta give a lunchtime recital in the Alnwick Playhouse, the concert is sponsored by Live Music Now!

12th 14th March 2007
Leeds – England 
Concert details: Maelasta with Live Music Now!, concerts in and around Leeds, Matthew & Feargus will give community music concerts and workshops alongside public performances.

Sunday 25th March 2007
Halam Parish Church – Nottinghamshire – England 
Time: 7.30pm 
Tickets: £8 (includes a glass of wine / soft drink at interval) 
Concert details: Matthew makes a welcome return to Nottinghamshire after his appearances in the 2005 Southwell Festival.

Wednesday 28th March 2007
METU University – Ankara – Turkey 
Time: tbc 
Tickets: tbc 
Concert details: Matthew will perform an evening recital and masterclasses at the METU International Classical Guitar Festival in Turkey’s capital – Ankara.

Saturday 31st March 2007
Edinburgh Society of Musicians – Edinburgh –Scotland 
Time: 8pm 
Tickets: £3 
Concert details: Evening recital at the Edinburgh Society of Musicians featuring music from the Agnew / McAllister duo’s Recital album

Tuesday April 10th
Galloway Library – Colinsburgh – East Nuek of Fife –Scotland 
Time: 7.30pm 
Tickets: £5 
Concert details: Matthew performs a small intimate recital in the reading room of the Galloway library.

Wednesday 25th April 2007
The Younger Hall – St Andrews – ScotlandPOSTPONED 
Time: 1.15 – 1.45 
Tickets: free admission 
Concert details: The Agnew / McAllister Duo perform in the lunchtime concert series at the Younger Hall – the leading venue in St Andrews for classical music.

Thursday April 26th
Aberdeen Northern Hotel – Aberdeen – Scotland 
Time: 7.30pm 
Tickets: tbc 
Concert details: Matthew performs for the North East Scotland Classical Guitar Society. Call 01467 624729 for details.

Saturday 12th May 2007
Strathgarry Concert Hall – Perthshire Scotland 
Time: 7.30pm 
Tickets: Adults – £15 – children & students £7.30 
Optional dinner after – £23 inc. wine 
Concert details: The Agnew / McAllister duo perform as part of The Tunnell Trust’s Strathgarry Showcase, music by Bach, Shostakovich, Arrieu & Elgar.

Sunday 13th May 2007
Strathgarry Concert Hall – Perthshire – Scotland 
Venue: Strathgarry Concert Hall 
Time: 11.30am 
Tickets: Adults – £15 – children & students £7.50 
Optional Buffet Lunch – £10 
Concert details: The Agnew / McAllister Duo perform as part of The Tunnell Trust’s Strathgarry Showcase, music by Piazzolla, Brahms, Mozart, Poulenc & Haydn.

Thursday 31st May 2007
National Gallery – Edinburgh – Scotland 
Time 6:30 
Tickets: free admission 
Concert details: Maelasta return to the Scotland’s National Gallery to give an early evening performance of music from Argentina, Spain, Brazil, Scotland and France.

Sunday 3rd June 2007
Sheraton Hotel – Edinburgh – Scotland 
Time: 11am 
Concert details: Maelasta perform for an invited audience under the auspices of Live Music Now!.

Friday 13th July2007
St Brides – London – England 
Time: 1.15 
Tickets: tbc 
Concert details: The Agnew / McAllister Duo perform at St Brides in London promoting their Recital album release.

Sunday 15th July 2007
St Giles Cathedral – Edinburgh – Scotland 
Time: 6pm 
Tickets: tbc 
Concert details: The Agnew / McAllister Duo perform in St Giles’ Cathedral is located on the historic Royal Mile in the heart of Edinburgh’s Old Town.The St Giles at Six concert series is one of the most established and popular concert series in Edinburgh.

Thursday 26th July 2007
Crail Festival – Crail – East Nuek of Fife – Scotland 
Time: 8pm 
Tickets: tbc 
Concert details: Matthew returns to the Crail Festival to perform a recital of music from England, Scotland & America.

Agnew / McAllister Duo Heritage Ireland Tour 2007

Saturday 25th August 
Time: 8pm 
Venue: St Audoen’s, Dublin 
Tickets: free 
Phone: 01 677 0088

Sunday 26th August 
Time: 2pm 
Venue: Emo Court, Laois 
Tickets: free 
Phone: 057 8626573

Monday 27th August 
Time: 2pm 
Venue: Kilkenny Castle 
Tickets: free 
Phone: 0 56 772 1450

Tuesday 28th August 2007 
Time: 8.00pm 
Venue: The Drawing Room, Muckross House, Killarney 
Tickets: 15.00 euro (Members of Muckross House 10.00 euro) 
Note: Ticket price includes pre-concert wine reception in the Garden Restaurant at Muckross House from 7.15p.m 
Phone: 064 70144

Wednesday 29th August 
Time: 8pm 
Venue: Roscrea Castle, Tipperary 
Tickets: free 
Phone: 0 505 21850

Thursday 30th August 
Time: 12.30pm 
Venue: ‘Blackmills’, Roscrea 
Tickets: free 
Phone: 0 505 21850

Friday 31st August 
Time: 2pm 
Venue: Ceide Fields Visitor Centre, Mayo 
Tickets: free 
Phone: 0 96 43325

Saturday 1st September 
Time: 2.30pm 
Venue: Parkes Castle, Leitrim 
Tickets: free 
Phone: 0 71 9164149

Sunday 2nd September 
Time: 12pm 
Venue: Donegal Castle 
Tickets: free 
Phone: 0 73 22405

Tuesday 11th September 2007
Southwark Cathedral – London – England 
Time: 3.15 
Tickets: free 
Concert details: Matthew & Ailsing perform at Southwark in London promoting their Recital album release.

Friday 12th October 2007
Dundee University Chaplaincy – Scotland 
Time:1.20 to 1.50 
Tickets: Open to all, entry free 
Concert details: Matthew performs a solo recital in the Dundee University lunchtime concert series. Snack lunches available.

1st – 5th October 2007
Lincoln – England 
Concert details: Maelasta with Live Music Now!, concerts in and around Lincoln during the Arts Week festival, Matthew & Feargus will give community music concerts and workshops alongside public performances.

Agnew McAllister Duo America Tour 2007

Sunday 14th October 2007
Scranton – Pennsylvania – U.S.A 
Time: 2pm Masterclass – Concert 8pm 
Tickets: tbc 
Concert details: Matthew & Ailsing perform for The North Eastern Pennsylvania Classical Guitar Society, the first half of the concert will be solo Classical Guitar.

Monday 15th October 2007
Harrisonburg – Virginia – U.S.A 
Time: 8pm 
Venue: Anthony Seeger Auditorium – James Madison University

Saturday 20th October
Pittsburgh – U.S.A 
Time: 12noon 
Venue: The Flute Academy

Sunday 21st October 2007
Albany – New York – U.S.A 
Time: 3.00pm 
Venue: St James

Wednesday 24th October 2007
Ventura County – California U.S.A 
Time: 8pm 
Venue: Pleasant Valley Recreation and Park District

Saturday 27th October 2007
Leominster – Massachusetts U.S.A 
Time: 11:30am & 8:50pm 
Venue: Four Points Sheraton – Leominster

12th – 14th November 2007
Isle of Colonsay – Scotland 
Concert details: Maelasta visit the island to perform across the entire community in conjunction with Live Music Now and Classic FM 
Public Evening Concert 13th November 
Venue: Town Hall 
Tickets: free

Thursday 15th November 2007
Bangor – Northern Ireland 
Venue: Council Chambers 
Time: 8pm 
Tickets: £7 
Concert details: Frevo Quartet perform an evening recital

Friday 16th November 2007
Belfast – Northern Ireland 
Venue:No Alibis Bookstore 8pm 
Time: 8pm 
Tickets: £7 
Concert details: Frevo Quartet perform an evening recital

Saturday 17th November 2007
Belfast – Northern Ireland 
Venue: The Crescent Arts Centre 
Time: 8pm 
Tickets: £7 
Concert details: Frevo Quartet perform an evening recital

26th – 27th November 2007
Yorkshire – England
Concert details: Maelasta & Live Music Now!, performances in and around Doncaster

Friday 30th November 2007
Ilkley Manor House – Ilkley England SOLD OUT 
Time: 7.30pm 
Tickets: SOLD OUT 
Concert details: Matthew performs a solo evening recital at Ilkley Manor House & Art Gallery.

10th – 12th December 2007
Isle of Barra – Scotland 
Concert details: Maelasta with Live Music Now!, performances for young people in the Outer Hebrides, sponsored by Classic FM 
Public Evening Concert 11th December 
Time: 9pm 
Venue: Castlebay Hotel 
Tickets: free

Wednesday 19th December 2007
Younger Hall – St Andrews – Scotland 
Time: 1.15 
Tickets: free 
Concert details: The Agnew / McAllister Duo perform in the popular lunchtime concert series