Ensemble Rhapsody

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Sylvain Gnemmi

Edward Tapceanu
(Double Bass)

Des Lynch (Drums)

Lisa McGlouglin

Vincent Lynch

Violetta-Valerie Muth

   Ensemble Rhapsody

Ensemble Rhapsody
 Based in Ireland
  Category:  Classical
 Fee: On application.
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Ensemble Rhapsody are six musicians with years of experience playing with Irish and world orchestras. They decided to come together to offer something different.

Top class beautiful music that will a touch of class will add to your special day, wedding drinks reception, corporate event etc at reasonable cost.

 Profile of musicians:


Violetta was born in Vienna where she studied cello with Josef Luitz and Wolfgang Herzer (principal cellist of the Vienna Philharmonic) at the Conservatory and the University of Music: Diploma Summa cum laude with the unanimous vote of the jury in 1999. From 2002 until 2005 she was sub-principal cellist at the RTE National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland. In Ireland she played recitals with Eblana-Ensemble, founded by Veronica Mc Swiney. In the past she played for Radio and TV-recording as soloist and chamber musician for the Austrian and Slovanian TV and Radio; soloist with cello concerto by Camille Saint-saens for the Austrian radio ORF.

Des Lacey Drums

Des Lacey is a Dublin based drummer/percussionist. As a teenager he started his career in various Showbands while studying both Jazz and Classical playing. He has since worked in every style of music. He has performed/recorded with numerous Acts including Eleanor Mc Evoy, Katie Melua, R.T.E Concert Orchestra, Colm Wilkinson, Ronan Tynan, Eimear Quinn, Irish Film Orchestra, The Dubliners, The Celtic Tenors, Joan Rivers, Karen Egan, Tony Christie, Finbar Wright, Cormac Kenevey, Celtic Thunder, The Metropolitan Big Band and The Take 3 Jazz Trio. In the past twelve months he has completed a six week tour of Holland and Belgium with Belfast artist Peter Corry, U.K and Australian tours with Mary Duff, Irish dates with Rebecca Storm, Red Hurley and Michael English and played at the Celtic Connections Festival in Glasgow with traditional Irish group Four Men and A Dog. He has just completed a two month run of Robinson Crusoe at the Gaiety Theatre Dublin and is a current member of the band Telegraph featuring singer/songwriter Kevin Doherty. He also devised the Percussion Workshop “From Heartbeat to Drumbeat”


Sylvain won the Premier Prix in Oboe and Chamber music in the Conservatoire National Superieur de Musique de Paris (France) where he trained professionally. After his training in Paris, he decided to go abroad to meet and play with different musicians.

So, he went to the Texas Music Festival Orchestra, Houston (USA) conducted by Mr Carlos SPIERER, the Pacific Music Festival Orchestra, Sapporo (Japan) conducted by Mr Michael TILSON-THOMAS and Mr Christoph ESCHENBACH, and the “Orchestre Francais des Jeunes” conducted by Mr Marek JANOWSKI.

Since September 1998, He joined the oboe section in the National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland until today.

Always looking for new musical experience, he decided to create the Ensemble Rhapsody which involve six musicians.


Vincent Lynch studied at Trinity College Dublin, The Royal Irish Academy of Music and the DIT Conservatory of Music & Drama. He freelances for the RTE Concert Orchestra, the National Symphony Orchestra and has toured around Europe, the US, China, UAE and Australia.

Besides piano, Vincent also sings and plays the organ, and is heavily involved in church music, and has sung and recorded with the Irish choral group Anuna, Christ Church Cathedral Choir and the National Chamber Choir.


Professionally trained at the Royal College of Music London, Lisa’s musical career has taken her as far as South Africa, France and the US where she performed as solo violinist with Michael Flatley’s Lord of the Dance.

She has performed with the National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland and the RTE Concert Orchestra and has a vast range of styles from classical to celtic and modern to contemporary.


Edward Tapceanu, double bass, has been a permanent member of the National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland,  Dublin since 2006.

He has held permanent positions in several European orchestras: Royal Philharmonic of Flanders, Antwerp, Belgium; Stadtorchester Wintethur, Switzerland.  

He's also active playing double bass, electric bass & baritone guitar in anything from old blues & jazz, rockabilly, soul and alternative rock & pop. 

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