New Music Digest 12 – 18 August


Events this Week

The Kilkenny Arts Festival continues this week

  • 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.
  • Roger Doyle’s Burned, featuring previews of his new opera: 14 Aug, 1pm, Watergate Theatre
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Violinist Fionnuala Hunt presents the third of her A Reflection series, with a concert of Irish music called An Irish Fantasy

  • 14 August, 8pm, National Concert Hall, Dublin
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A new musical adaptation of Pride and Prejudice by composer Mark Dougherty is presented by Lyric Theatre Belfast and The Everyman.

  • 14  – 31 August (excl Sundays), 8pm, The Everyman Theatre, Cork
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French organist Thierry Escaich performs his own works beside music by Marcel Dupré, Louis Vierne, Brahms and Bach.

  • 18 August, 8pm, St. Michael’s Church, Dun Laoighire
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Visual music exhibition I Hear A New World, curated by Mike Glennon and Anthony Wigglesworth features Irish and international artists, composers and film-makers.

  • 11 July – 31 August, Luan Gallery, Athlone
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An excerpt from Garrett Sholdice‘s Cherubikon in a live performance by Resurgam and Cór Maigh Eo


Interviews and photos from Walled City Music’s ‘First Edition’ workshop for composers.

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