The CMC and ICC Night of New Music for March.

The Contemporary Music Centre and the Irish Composers’ Collective have joined forces again to present a second Night of New Music in the Kevin Barry Room of the National Concert Hall on 30th of March 2011. Each night begins with The Contemporary Music Centre’s new music::new Ireland salon series, followed by the Irish Composers’ Collective monthly concert, with a special offer on wine and tapas in the National Concert Hall during the break.

The new music::new Ireland salon, 6pm – 7pm,  on the 30th March is a feast of contemporary piano works presented by Therese Fahy in advance of a US tour in April/May of this year. Works featuring in the tour and this Salon performance include Frank Corcoran’s Nine Pratoleva Pearls , Ed Bennett’s Gothic, Ian Wilson’s Stations (no.6 and no.9)

The new music::new Ireland salon series aims to encourage newcomers and enthusiasts alike to engage with the music of Irish Composers. Each performance takes place in an informal atmosphere with dialogue encouraged between composers, performers and audience.

The Irish Composers’ Collective concert, later in the same evening, 830pm – 930pm begins with a pre-concert talk at 8pm. It features Manuela Meier, accordion and Nick Roth, saxophone performing works by Irish composers Amanda Feery, Piaras Hoban, Donal Mac Erlaine, Emma O Halloran and Matthew Whiteside.

 

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