New Music Digest: 25 February – 3 March


Events this week

The first New Music Dublin festival takes place at the National Concert Hall in Dublin.

  • 1 – 3 March, National Concert Hall, Dublin
  • Full line-up of events here

The Galway Music Residency mark their tenth anniversary with a three-day festival of concerts and talks

  • 26 – 28 February, NUI Galway
  • More

Scottish electro-acoustic ensemble Edit-Point perform a new work by Matthew Whiteside as part of a concert of percussion and spatial electronics.

  • 27 February, 7.30pm, Recital Room, Glasgow City Halls
  • More

Dermot Dunne (accordion) and Ariel Hernandez (voice/guitar) perform Argentinian dance and folk tunes, and original compositions by Hernandez at Sundays@Noon.

  • 3 March, 12pm, Hugh Lane Gallery, Dublin

Ian Wilson‘s new opera Minsk will receive its premiere in Germany.

  • 3 March, 7.30pm, Theater Heilbronn, Germany
  • More


Matthew Whiteside’s String Quartet No. 3, performed by the Gildas Quartet and Edit-Point.


A preview clip from a short portrait film of Raymond Deane by Mark Linnane, commissioned to mark the composer’s 60th birthday. The film will be screened on 2 March as part of the New Music Dublin Festival.

Preview of “A Portrait of Raymond Deane” from Contemporary Music Centre on Vimeo.

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