New Music Digest: 23 – 29 September

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Events This Week:

The Irish Composers’ Collective present the last of their 2013 Solo Series with a performance of new piano music by award-winning pianist Alexander Bernstein.

  • 24 Sept, 8.30pm, Kevin Barry Room, National Concert Hall
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Fractal present the second Synthesis programme of audiovisual works, with pieces by Anna Murray, Jonathan Nangle, Hugh Rodgers, Camilla Fanning and others.

  • 24 Sept, 6.30pm, Irish Film Institute, Temple Bar, Dublin
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As part of New Music: New Audiences, ConTempo string quartet will perform at Galway City Museum with visual accompaniment by Mihai Cucu.

  • 23 Sept, 2.30pm, Galway City Museum, Galway
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Louth Contemporary Music Centre present their Ó Riada Reimagined project, with new arrangmenets of Ó Riada‘s music performed by EQ singers with Zoe Conway, Siobhán Armstrong and Gary Grant, with special guest Iarla Ó’Lionáird, conducted by Éamonn Duggan.

  • 26 Sept, 11am, Rosemary St Church, Belfast
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TCD’s Music Composition Centre open their Agora Series of talks and performances with a talk by composer Stephen Horne on ‘The Experiences of a Silent Film Pianist’.

  • 26 Sept, 6pm, Boydell Room, House 5, Trinity College, Dublin
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The Kaleidoscope Camino, curated by Kate Ellis and Cliodhna Ryan, continues with further dates in Clifden, Cork and Waterford.

  • 26 Sept, 8pm, Station House Theatre, Clifden
  • 27 Sept, 8pm, Cork Orchestral Society, Aula Maxima, Cork
  • 27 Oct, 7.30pm, Imagine Arts Centre, Medieval Museum, Waterford
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Contemporary folk/fusion band This Is How We Fly launch their album with a concert at the Button Factory. Admission includes a complimentary copy of the album.

  • 27 Sept, 7.30pm, Button Factory, Dublin
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David Stalling, Anthony Kelly, David Lacey, Paul Vogel and Fergus Kelly perform at Unforeseen, a series of live improvisation performances involving invented instruments, electronics, clarinet and percussion.

  • 29 Sept, 3 – 4.30pm, The Joinery, Dublin
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Matthew Whiteside‘s Elements, commissioned by R-Space in Lisburn in response to artist Andrew Cooke’s practice and performed there as part of Culture Night.

Some recordings of the first performance of the improvisation project Unforeseen‘.

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