New Music Digest 11-17 February

Events this Week

The final concert in the 2013 Horizons series will focus on the work of Ann Cleare in a programme that explores ‘the idea of light travelling through a space’. Two of Cleare’s works will receive their premieres, phôsphors…(of ether) and to another of that other, for which the RTÉ NSO will be joined by the ensemble ELISION. 

  • 12 February, 1.05pm, National Concert Hall, Dublin
  • Preceded by a talk with the composer and CMC director Evonne Ferguson
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The UCD Ad Astra Music Scholars premiere a specially commissioned work by Seán Clancy.

  • 12 February, 8pm, National Concert Hall, Dublin
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Australian New music group ELISION perform in Dublin and Cork

  • 12 February, 7.30pm, National Concert Hall, Dublin
  • 14 February, 11am, Ó Riada Hall, department of music, Sunday’s Well, Cork
  • 15 February, 1pm, Aula Maxima, University College Cork
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Gráinne Mulvey’s 2011 work interstices will be performed by the Palomar ensemble in Chicago.

  • 12 February, 7pm, Architectural Artifacts, Chicago, USA

The second of Concorde’s 2013 Up Close With Music series presents a programme of two halves, the first of music by composers from Estonia, Finland and Great Britain, and the second of music by Irish composers Emma O’Halloran (Charm and Strange), Dave Flynn (Quirk No. 7). Jane O’Leary’s Concorde-commissioned A Way Through will be played in both halves.

  • 17 February, 2.30pm and 3.45pm, RHA Gallery, Ely Place, Dublin.
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A selection of music by Ann Cleare, published by the Harvard Group for New Music.

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