New Music Digest 21 – 27 January

Events This Fortnight

The Irish Chamber Orchestra will perform a Elaine Agnew‘s Strings-A-Stray, a work commissioned by them in 1994, as part of a concert celebrating Ireland’s EU Presidency.

  • 21 January, 8:00pm, Konzerthaus, Berlin

The 2013 National Symphony Orchestra Horizons series starts this week, with a concert of music by Linda Buckley, including works composed during her time as RTÉ Composer-in-Residence, such as chiyo, and Surge. Preceded by a talk with the composer and CMC director Evonne Ferguson.

  • 22 January, 1.05pm, National Concert Hall, Dublin
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A performance by bassoon-player Pascal Gallois in France will feature works by Piaras Hoban and Jessie Ronneau.

  • 24 January, 7.30pm, Centre Culturel Irlandais, Paris

The first CMC Platform for Performance event of 2013 features soprano Elizabeth Hilliard singing extracts from Derek Ball‘s new opera Síle an tSleibhte, written especially for Hilliard, trio of tin whistles and live electronics.

  • 24 January, 6pm, Contemporary Music Centre, Dublin
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The Louth Contemporary Music Society present Ó Riada re-imagined, a concert of new arrangements of Seán Ó Riada works by Dmitri Yanov-Yanovsky.

  • 24 January, 8pm, St. Werburgh’s Church, Dublin (part of Temple Bar Tradfest)
  • 25 January, 8pm, St. Nicholas Collegiate Church, Galway
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The Con Brio Sligo Music Series continues with a performance by the RTÉ Vanbrugh Quartet of a programme of Mozart, Schubert and the 2011 commissioned work Mr. Shah stares to the heavens by Deirdre McKay.

  • 25 January, 8pm, Model Arts and Niland Gallery, Sligo

Diatribe Records release the album of last year’s SciLens concert of Yurodny featuring Dan Trueman and the Dublin Laptop Orchestra.

  • 26 January, 8pm, The Grand Social, Dublin

Listen at Lilliput, concert series curated by Judith Ring and Laura Hyland, celebrates its first birthday with an event with Colm O’Hara, Claudia Schwab, Nick Roth, Anthony Farrell and Olesya Zdorovetska.

  • 27 January, 7.30pm, Lilliput Press, Dublin

Watch

An interview with Linda Buckley about the Horizons concert.

 

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