New Music Digest: 29 September – 5 October


Events This Week

Concorde Ensemble present an Up Close With Music concert as part of the Sundays@Noon series, featuring works that the ensemble have commissioned over the past few years.

  • 5 Oct, 12pm, Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane, Dublin
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The Chatham Saxophone Quartet continue their tour including performances of two works by Ian Wilson

  • 30 Sep, 8.30pm, All Saints Church, Limerick
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Music for Galway present a concert called Eight Cello Extravaganza, including a work by Jane O’LearyDistant Voices

Balleto di Roma perform a new collaborative ballet work by Donal Sarsfield called We/Part in Milan

British pianist Andrew Zolinsky will premiere a new work by Karen Power at a fuaim concert in Cork

  • 3 Oct, 1pm, Aula Maxima, University College Cork

Guitarist Christoph Jäggin will perform a piece titled Doucement by Matthew Rowan at the Swiss Festival de la Guitare

A gamelan day in London will feature a premiere of Sailendra by Peter Moran, performed by the Southbank London Gamelan Orchestra


A recording of Fergal Dowling‘s Three Reconstructions from Dublin Sound Lab’s recent ‘Responses’ event

Meet The Composer: Paul McGuire

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

Paul McGuire is currently studying for a PhD in Composition at Brunel University, London with Jennifer Walshe and Christopher Fox, funded by the 2012 Elizabeth Maconchy Composition Fellowship Award. In February 2013, he won the Pablo Wendel – Performance Electrics International Composition Competition for his piece Marshes (2013), written for mass guitar ensemble.

His work Marshes (2013) for guitar ensemble was premiered by Open Source Guitars with conductor Helmut Oesterreich at the Municipal Gallery of Villingen-Schwenningen, Germany on 21 April 2013.

Listen to this and other works on Paul McGuire’s SoundCloud page

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