New Music Digest: 5 – 11 August


Events This Week:

The Kilkenny Arts Festival sees a number of contemporary music events take place across the week from 9 – 18 August.

  • Crash Ensemble play works by Michael Gordon, Donnacha Dennehy and Nico Muhly: 16 Aug, 8pm, St. Canice’s Cathedral
  • Courtney Orlando plays Gordon, Dennehy, Davidovsky, Andriessen and Berio: 17 Aug, 3pm, The Hole In the Wall.
  • Ian Wilson’s The Hours: 13 Aug, 1pm, St. John’s Priory.
  • Kaleidoscope Night present a mixed night: 12th Aug, 10pm, The Left Bank.
  • Crash Ensemble Soundworks, a presentation of electroacoustic music: 10–11th Aug, 12–5pm, Aras na hOidreachta.
  • Roger Doyle’s Burned, featuring previews of his new opera: 14 Aug, 1pm, Watergate Theatre
  • More

August Kaleidoscope features a premiere of a new work by Laura Sheeran for solo cello, as well as performances by Musici Ireland, Gregory Walkers and the Robinson Panoramic Quartet.

  • 7 August, 9pm, The Odessa Club, Dublin
  • More

The Clare Memory Orchestra will premiere two new pieces by director Dave Flynn at the Feakle International Traditional Music Competition.

  • 9 August, 8pm, Feakle, Co. Clare
  • More

The European Sensoria Band will perform a live score to Alan Lambert’s experimental film The End of the Earth Is My Home.

  • 7 Aug, 7pm, Filmbase, Dublin


David Collier‘s new work One, for Thin Edge New Music Collective.

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