Benjamin Dwyer performs an Irish Composers on Irish Music series concert

Ben DwyerThe Association of Irish Composers present the third concert in the Irish Composers on Irish Music concert series, with Benjamin Dwyer performing a concert of music for guitar by Irish composers on 26 March.

Raymond Deane opened the series with a talk and his first public piano recital in almost twenty years, followed by a talk and performance given by David Bremner. Benjamin Dwyer brings his experience and knowledge as a composer and researcher as well as a performer to choosing a programme of Irish guitar works, and will share this unique insight into these works at the concert. The programme includes works by Dwyer himself, alongside a number of pieces by Paul HayesJennifer Walshe, Jerome de Bromhead, David Fennessy and Peter Moran/Judith Ring, representing a cross-section of styles and approaches to composition.

The concert will take place at the beautiful Octagonal Room at the Irish Georgian Society’s Sth William St. building on 26 March at 8.00pm, also known as the City Assembly House. Tickets cost €10 or €8 for IGS members, and will be available on the door.

Irish Composers on Irish Music is supported by the Arts Council’s Music Project Award. The Association of Irish Composers is supported by IMRO.

Programme;
Paul Hayes: Non in Fretta (1987)
Paul Hayes: Thirteen Little Things that Touch the Heart (1984)
Paul Hayes: Pre-Prelude for Morton Feldman (1926-1987) (1987)
Paul Hayes: Sonata a niente (1990)
Jerome de Bromhead: Gemini (1970)
David Fennessy: Security Blanket (2005)
Peter Moran/Judith Ring: Anois ‘s Arís (2009) (amplified guitar & tape)
Benjamin Dwyer: Quasimprovisation No. 1 (2015) (amplified guitar)
Jennifer Walsh: This is Why People O.D. on Pills (2004) (amplified guitar)

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