A festival of new music curated by the American composer David Lang has been announced

The festival, presented by New Music Dublin, takes place at the National Concert Hall, Dublin from 6–7 March 2015 and will feature Bang on a Can All-Stars, Crash Ensemble, So Percussion, Trio Mediaeval, and RTÉ ConTempo Quartet performing a series of new music concerts over 2 days.

The concerts include 5 premieres alongside a number of Irish premieres, as well as some well-known contemporary works from the past. Highlights include an 8-hour Bang on a Can Marathon with performances of works by Irish and international composers, including works by Irish composers Linda Buckley, Donnacha Dennehy, Seán Clancy and Andrew Hamilton.

The RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland also features with a programme of works by Irish composer Irene Buckley, John Luther Adams, Anna Clyne, and festival curator David Lang.

Further information and booking is available from the National Concert Hall.

The festival is supported by RTÉ Performing Groups, The Arts Council, the Contemporary Music Centre, RTÉ Supporting the Arts and The Irish Times.

View a promo on the festival

See also: a video of David Lang introducing the festival

One Comment

  1. Posted 23 October 2014 at 5:17 pm | Permalink | Reply

    Reblogged this on Seán Clancy and commented:
    Delighted to be part of this!

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