New Music Digest 28 January – 3 February

Events This Week

The second in the 2013 RTÉ NSO Horizons series focusses on the work of composer Jonathan Nangle. The programme includes the premiere of Nangle’s Damaging my calm, as well as Then Falls Thy Shadow, RTÉ commission Now is the night come quietly, and a generative sound installation, Trip the Light Fantastic.

  • 29 January, 1.05pm, National Concert Hall, Dublin
  • Preceded by a talk with the composer and CMC director Evonne Ferguson
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Trinity’s Music Composition Centre‘s series of weekly talks continues with British composer Christopher Fox on representation and embodiment in opera and musical theatre.

  • 31 January, 6pm, Boydell Room, Trinity College Dublin.

Irish composer Daniel Figgis, known for his large-scale site-specific works, presents a three-day interactive installation in City Hall in Dublin, in which the visiting audience members will help to create and shape the piece.

  • 1 February, 6.30pm, City Hall
  • 2 February, 6pm, City Hall
  • 3 Feburary, 3pm, City Hall
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The DIT Conservatory, the Society of Musicology and CMC present an afternoon of music and talks celebrating the life and music of Raymond Deane in honour of the composer’s 60th birthday.

  • 2 February, St. Ann’s Church, Dawson St.
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Composer Jonathan Nangle talks about the upcoming Horizons concert.


An extract from Nangle’s Now is the night come quietly. View the score here.

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