Dundalk Institute of Technology presents MUSICA NOVA on 30 November and 1 December 2011

Kate Ellis

The semesterly series of contemporary music takes place in the Department of Music and Creative Media at DkIT and features recitals and masterclasses by two of Ireland’s most distinguished performers, harpist and composer Anne-Marie O’Farrell and cellist Kate Ellis.

Admission is free to all events and the programmes include works by Irish composers Derek Ball, David Bremner and Judith Ring, and James Wilson, alongside works by John Cage and Steve Reich.

Musica Nova is supported by An Foras Feasa and the Centre for Research in Music, DkIT.

Wednesday 30 November, 1:30pm

Fr McNally Recital Room, Carroll Building

Anne-Marie O’Farrell, harp

Programme:
Vortices (Four Short Pieces) by Hugh Martin Boyle
Spanish Arch by James Wilson (1973)
Only in Shadows by Marc Tweedie (2010)
In a Landscape by John Cage (1948)
Prayer by Sergiu Natra (1970)
Pool by David Bremner (2010)
Movements from Of Caílte’s Time by Derek Ball (2010)
Impromptu by Henry Carpendale (2005)
 The concert is followed by a masterclass with Anne-Marie O’Farrell.

Thursday 1 December, 1:30pm

Kate Ellis, cello

Programme:
Sondas by Niall Vallely
Up to my f holes by Judith Ring
Bow to String by Daniel Bjarnason
Cello Counterpoint by Steve Reich
The concert is followed by a composition workshop with Kate Ellis.

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