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Rafter Family and special guests
11 December 2021

Rafter Family and special guests to perform a midday and evening concert in St Canices Cathedral, Kilkenny, Ireland – tickets available soon

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Interview with Journal of Music
March 2019

The Kilkenny, Patrick Rafter, violinist spoke to The Journal of Music about how this significant career moment came about

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Interview with GoldenPlec
March 2019

GoldenPlec caught up with Patrick Rafter about his current base in Switzerland, the Menuhin Academy and upcoming concert Maxim Vengerov at the National Concert Hall, Dublin

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Interview with Final Note Magazine
March 2019

A protegé of the legendary Maxim Vengerov, Rafter met with Final Note Magazine to talk about his fascinating childhood, his unrelenting drive and the recovery process from a near life-changing injury

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Interview with the Irish Times
March 2019

Interview with Michael Dervan at the Irish Times where Patrick discusses his background, education and Maxim Vengerov

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Kilkenny People Newspaper
November 2018

Internationally acclaimed Kilkenny violinist, Patrick Rafter returns to his bleoved city for a concert at St Canice's Cathedral

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Interview with Sortir Magazine
August 2017

The Irish violinist, winner of the 2016 Valiant Competition, returns to the Murten Classics

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