New Music Digest: 15-28 October 2012

Events This Fortnight

Raymond Deane features in a programme of violin and piano duos by Catherine Leonard and Hugh Tinney.

  • 16-18 October, Limerick, Clonmel, Cork
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The RTÉ Vanbrugh Quartet celebrate the 300th anniversary of St. Patrick’s Church of Ireland in Slane with a concert featuring Raymond Deane’s Embers.

  • Thursday, 18 October, 8:00pm, St. Patrick’s College, Slane, Co. Meath
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The October Irish Composers’ Collective concert features pianist Izumi Kimura and saxophonist Nick Roth performing pieces by several young Irish composers.

  • Thursday, 18 October, 8:30pm, Kevin Barry Room, National Concert Hall, Dublin
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The National Chamber Choir’s The White Concert is a programme of experimental works by John Cage and a new commission by Jennifer Walshe.

  • Saturday, 20 October, National Concert Hall, Dublin
  • Sunday, 21 October, Crescent Arts Centre, Belfast
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Linda Buckley’s Fall Approaches features in a concert tour by the Irish Chamber Orchestra.

  • 17–20, 25, 26 October, University College Hall, Limerick
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CMC’s Salon Series returns with a performance by cellist Martin Johnson including premieres from Frank Corcoran and Rhona Clarke, as well as a recent work by David Fennessy.

  • Thursday, 25 October, 6:00pm, Kevin Barry Room, National Concert Hall, Dublin
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The Dublin Laptop Orchestra (DLork) join singer Eimear Quinn and the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra for a concert which features new works from DLork members Alex Dowling and Emma O’Halloran.

  • Saturday, 27 October, 8:00pm, National Concert Hall, Dublin
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The NewSoundWorlds festival of Irish composers’ music takes place in Paris.

  • 25–27 October, Paris
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An interview with composer Emma O’Halloran about her new work for Eimear Quinn, DLork and the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra.


NewSoundWorlds curator, Siobhán Cleary, talks about the upcoming NewSoundWorlds Festival in Paris.

Pianist Michael McHale talks about his latest album release of Irish piano music.

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