New Music Dublin Talks Programme

nmdNew Music Dublin Festival (NMD) takes place from 6–9 March 2014. A partnership initiative of The Arts Council/An Chomhairle Ealaíon, The National Concert Hall, RTÉ Orchestras and the Contemporary Music Centre, the festival will feature a number of talks and panel discussions over the three days alongside the varied festival programme.

The talks will be hosted by Bernard Clarke (RTÉ lyric fm Nova) and NMD Artistic Director Donnacha Dennehy in collaboration with CMC, and will feature composers, performers, musicologists and commentators active in new music.

6 March 2014, 6.00pm: New Music NOW!
What’s “currently trending” on the world’s contemporary music stage.

7 March 2014, 4.30pm: Are Friends Electric?
Stockhausen and electronica: from Karlheinz to Kraftwerk, from Kraftwerk to Ikeda.

8 March 2014, 1.30pm: The medium is the message and the message is?
How emerging composers engage with their public.

8 March 2014, 6.30pm: An audience with Hans Ambrahamsen
Meet the composer before the Irish premiere of his influencial work, Schnee.

9 March 2014, 2.00pm: Lonely Child
Musicologist and performer Bob Gilmore explores Claude Vivier’s Lonely Child in advance of the Irish premiere with the RTÉ NSO and Sylvia O’ Brien. His biography of Vivier is forthcoming from the University of Rochester Press this June.

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