New Music Digest 18 – 24 February


Events this Week

The EPTA Irish Piano Competition, with a CMC-sponsored award for performance of a work by an Irish composer from the CMC library.

  • 22 – 23 February, all day, Kevin Barry Room, National Concert Hall, Dublin
  • Contemporary Irish Music competition takes place 23 February, 12.15pm
  • Full schedule of performances here
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RIAM present a Berg Day of talks, open rehearsals, and performances of the works of Alban Berg, including a new arrangement of his Drei Orchesterstucke Op. 6 by Kevin O’Connell.

  • 20 February, 10.30am, concert 7.30pm, Royal Irish Academy of Music, Dublin
  • More

RIAM and TCD student ensembles Kirkos and Node perform Terry Riley’s In C.

  • 22 February, 7pm, The Back Loft, La Catédrale Studios, Dublin
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Percussionist Alex Petcu performs ‘Velocities’, a concert of new music for marimba and vibraphone.

  • 22 February, CIT Cork School of Music

German ensemble Cross.Art perform a programme of specially commissioned music set to short films

  • 22 February, 1.10pm, O’Riada Hall, Music Building, UCC

Italian composer Dario Marianelli talks about his scoring work for Irish films, with a concert of his works by the RTÉ NSO.

  • 19 February, 8pm, National Concert Hall, Dublin

TCD’s MPhil in Composition students present a preview of their 2013 Grad Show

  • 21 February, 6pm, Boydell Room, Trinity College Dublin


Alex Petcu performing Donnacha Dennehy’s Paddy.

View score for Paddy here.

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