New Music Digest: 21 – 27 July


Events This Week

Japanese pianist Satoko Inoue performs two concerts of music by Irish and Japanese composers, including John McLachlan and Paul Hayes.

  • 23 Jul, 8pm, Earagail Arts Festival, Regional Cultural Centre, Letterkenny, Donegal
  • 25 Jul, 7.30pm, Kevin Barry Room, National Concert Hall, Dublin
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London-based experimental music collective Bastard Assignments  presents an evening of experimental music, with music from Sebastian Adams, Tim Cape, Elis Czerniak, Edward Henderson, Paul McGuire and Barry O’Halpin.

  • 25 Jul, 8pm, Block T, Dublin
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Vincent Kennedy‘s The Chronicles of Meath will be performed at the World Harp Congress Concert in Australia.

  • 24 Jul, 8pm, Grand Ballroom, Four Seasons Hotel, Sydney, Australia
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Saxophonist Johan van der Linden will perform Ian Wilson‘s Una Santa Oscura – Fragment in Spain

  • 26 Jul, 8pm, Gran Canaria, Spain

The Hebrides Ensemble and NYOS Futures includes Linda Buckley‘s Fiol as part of the New Music: New Audiences project

  • 26 Jul, 5.15pm, Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow, Scotland
  • 27 Jul, 8pm, Dunblane Castle, Dunblane, Scotland
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Listen at Lilliput features performances by percussionist Alex Petcu alongside improvisation by James O’Sullivan, readings by Francis Hyland, and songs by Sue Rynhart and Dan Bodwell.

  • 27 Jul, 7.30pm, Lilliput Press, Stoneybatter, Dublin
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Meet the Composer: Kerry Hagan

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

Kerry Hagan is a composer and researcher working in both acoustic and computer media. She develops real-time methods for spatialization and stochastic algorithms, and studies the aesthetics and history of electronic music. She holds a Ph.D. in Composition from the University of California, San Diego. Currently, she is a Lecturer at the University of Limerick in the Digital Media and Arts Research Centre.

Her work (bass) (2011) for double bass solo was premiered by Christopher Williams at the Irish Chamber Orchestra Studio, Limerick on 13 February 2013.

Listen to this and other works on the composers’s SoundCloud page.


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