New Music Digest: 1-14 October 2012

Events This Fortnight

The Music Composition Centre in Trinity College kick off their new term of new music events with a talk from composer and TCD adjunct professor Gerald Barry, followed by Ergodos director and composer Garrett Sholdice.

  • Thursday, 4 October, 6:00pm, Trinity College Dublin
  • Thursday, 11 October, 6:00pm, Trinity College Dublin
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New York-based composer and instrumentalist John Zorn’s music features in a 2-day series of concerts in Dundalk presented by Louth Contemporary Music Society.

  • Thursday, 4 October, 8:00pm, An Tain Theatre, Dundalk
  • Friday, 5 October, 8:00pm, St. Nicholas Church of Ireland, Dundalk
  • Friday, 5 October, 10:00pm, St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Dundalk
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Hugh Tinney and Catherine Leonard join forces for a performance of works for piano and violin in Westport, including Raymond Deane’s Parthenia Violata

  • Sunday, 7 October, 4:00pm, Holy Trinity Church, Westport
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The October Kaleidoscope event takes place in association with Dublin Theatre Festival, with performances of Bernstein’s West Side Story, Steve Reich’s Electric Counterpoint, Stravinsky’s The Soldier’s Tale and George Higg’s wordless opera Brekek.

  • Wednesday, 3 October, Odessa Club, Dublin
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Interview with recently registered composer Fiona Linnane about her background and experience as artistic director of COMA. Limerick.

Interview with Fiona Linnane from Contemporary Music Centre on Vimeo.


An interview with Ailís Ní Ríain about her work Treasured, a site-specific music theatre event which takes place in Liverpool from 1–6 October.

Roger Doyle’s Arminarm from his 1998 album Fairlight Memories. This and Doyle’s other albums are now available for purchase on the composer’s Bandcamp page.

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