CMC presents Musical Tales, a series of concerts in Dublin City Libraries during April 2014

ifyouevergo_flyer-1The concerts take place on 22 and 23 April 2014 as part of the Dublin City Council One City One Book initiative and feature a programme of Irish works curated and presented by composer Benjamin Dwyer.

The programme celebrates the chosen book If Ever You Go: a map of Dublin in poetry and song for One City One Book 2014 and explores the influence of Irish poets on Irish composers. Presented in association with the Royal Irish Academy of Music (RIAM), the concerts features a choir of eight singers conducted by Lynsey Callaghan with flute soloist Miriam Kaczor.

Featuring works inspired by poets James Joyce, Brendan Kennelly, W.B Yeats, Seamus Heaney, and Máire Mhac an tSaoi, the programme will include music by Stephen Gardner, Martin O’Leary, Jane O’ Leary, Donnacha Dennehy, John McLachlan, Ian Wilson and Jerome de Bromhead.

Lynsey Callaghan is undertaking a masters in performance at the Royal Irish Academy of Music, in conjunction with Trinity College, Dublin. She is Conductor in Training 2012–14 for the RTÉ Performing Groups and the Association of Irish Youth Choirs, and currently conducts the Trinity Singers and Fingal County Youth Orchestra.

Miriam Kaczor began playing the flute since the age of six and is currently in her second year of a BA Performance Degree at the Royal Irish Academy of Music under William Dowdall.

Musical Tales is funded by the Dublin City Council Arts Office and supported by the Dublin City Council Library Development Office,

Stephen Gardner (James Joyce) – Ecce Puer
Jane O’Leary (Brendan Kennelly) – Begin
Jerome de Bromhead (Máire Mhac an tSaoi) – Bláth an Aitinn
Donnacha Dennehy (W.B. Yeats) – Two Yeats Songs
Ian Wilson (Seamus Heaney) – Limbo
John McLachlan (W.B. Yeats) – He wishes for the Cloths of Heaven
Martin O’Leary (James Joyce) – Leaves Lie

FREE admission but booking is essential

1pm – 2pm, 22 April 2014
Pearse Street Library
138 – 144 Pearse Street, Dublin 2
T: 01 6744888 E:

1pm – 2pm, 23 April 2014
Cabra Library
Navan Road, Dublin 7
T: 01 8691414 E:

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