New Music Digest: 27 January – 2 February

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Events this week

Pianist Thérese Fahy’s Handprint workshops continue with composers Siobhán Cleary and Raymond Deane about their pieces.

  • 30 Jan, 6pm and 7pm, Kevin Barry Room, National Concert Hall
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Ergodos present the premiere of a new work by Simon O’ConnorWhat is Living and What is Dead, performed by Michael McHale (piano), Paul G. Smyth (synths) and the composer (electronics)

  • 30 Jan, 8pm, Pepper Canister Church
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Cora Venus Lunny performs a programme of solo violin at Trinity College Dublin’s Music Composition Centre as part of their Agora series and the Association of Irish Composers’ Irish Canon series

  • 29 Jan, 6.30pm, Boydell Room, House 5, Trinity College Dublin
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The next concert in the RTÉ NSO Horizons series focuses on the work of Brian Irvine, and includes the premiere of his work for violin and orchestra Á mon seul désir, performed by soloist Darragh Morgan and the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra.

  • 28 Jan, 1.05pm, National Concert Hall Dublin
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The BBC Singers premiere Anne-Marie O’Farrell‘s Skimming Stones in London

  • 28 Jan, 4pm, St Paul’s, Knightsbridge, London

Pianist Andrew Zolinsky performs a new work for piano, tape and live electronics by Karen Power

  • 31 Jan, 1.10pm, Aula Maxima, UCC, Cork


An audio sampler of Simon O’Connor’s work ahead of the premiere of What is Living and What is Dead this week.

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