Established in 2013 by composer and performer Greg Caffrey, the Hard Rain Ensemble is made up of Aisling Agnew (flutes), Sarah Watts (clarinets), Gascia Ouzounian (violin), David McCann (cello), Simon Mawhinney/Ryan Molloy (piano).
The group will perform a programme of works written especially for them by Belfast-based composer Piers Hellawell and the group’s artistic director Greg Caffrey, whose new work, In Search of a Human Dialogue, receives its premiere.
Both featured composers will be present and will talk about their work with composer Ian Wilson, the Salon curator and presenter.
The event takes place on 26 November from 6–7 at the Kevin Barry Room, National Concert Hall. Admission is free but booking is recommended. To book please contact the National Concert Hall on tel: 01 417 0000 www.nch.ie.
See Hard Rain excerpt on Youtube.
6pm – 7pm, 26 November 2014, FREE ADMISSION
Kevin Barry Room, National Concert Hall, Dublin 2
Hard Rain Soloist Ensemble
Aisling Agnew (flutes)
Sarah Watts (clarinets)
Gascia Ouzounian (violin)
David McCann (cello)
Ryan Molloy (piano)
Greg Caffrey | These are the clouds about the fallen sun
Piers Hellawell | Minnesang
Greg Caffrey | In Search of a Human Dialogue world premiere
Piers Hellawell | Atria