New Music Digest: 14 – 20 July

2014-06_dic_tat_Events This Week

Organist Gerard Gillen will perform Charles Villiers Stanford‘s Intermezzo (on an Irish Air), op. 189 no. 4 in a Summer Concert

  • 17 Jul, 8pm, Galway Cathedral, Galway
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DIC TAT, a new sound and visual exhibition by Marie Hanlon and Rhona Clarke opens this week, and will run until September

  • 17 Jul, 7pm, Draíocht Arts Centre, Blanchardstown, Dublin
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A ballet by Donal Sarsfield, called We/Part, will be performed by the Baletto di Roma, with choreography by Paolo Mangiola.

  • 19 Jul, 9pm, Teatro Rossini, Rome
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The Walled City Music Festival in Derry opens this weekend, and features a performance of music by Ed Bennett and Ian Wilson by the Trio Festivale.

  • 18 – 26 Jul, Magee Campus, Derry
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The Carrick Water Music Festival takes place this week, and features a concert of music from the New York Hypnotic School by Crash Ensemble on Thursday

  • 15 – 20 Jul, The Dock, Carrick-on-Shannon, Leitrim
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Meet the Composer: Nora Constance Walsh

We profile some of the composers who have been accepted for CMC representation over the last year.

Norah Constance Walsh is a composer and musician from Co. Kildare currently based in Dublin. She received a first class B.Mus degree from the DIT Conservatory of Music and Drama in 2012, specialising in composition with teachers Jane O’Leary and Dave Flynn. Her works have been performed by the Dublin String Quartet, the Hilltown Ensemble, sopranos Edel Shannon, Elizabeth Hilliard and Sinéad Conway among many others.

Her work Lamentable (2013) for voice, organ and cello was premiered by Elizabeth Hilliard (S-solo), David Bremner (org) and Claire Fitch (vc) at Hilltown New Music Festival on 20 July 2013.


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