New Music Digest: 20 – 26 April

Shot from the opening event of Sonorities Festival

Shot from the opening event of Sonorities Festival

Events This Week

Icebreaker Ensemble perform music by Ed Bennett, Linda Buckley and Roy Carroll as part of the Frontiers Series in Birmingham

  • 21 Apr, 7.30pm, Recital Hall, Birmingham Conservatoire
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The AIC present the next in their Irish Composers on Irish Music series, featuring Ryan Molloy exploring the ‘Irish’ in Irish piano music

  • 22 Apr, 8.30pm, Kevin Barry Room, National Concert Hall
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The Sonorities Festival takes place this week in London and Belfast, featuring performances of works by Ed Bennett and Donal Sarsfield

  • 16-22 Apr, Sonic Arts Research Centre, Queen’s University Belfast
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A duo of Ari Avatar (mandolin) and Ksenija Sidorova (accordian) embark on a Music Network Tour, featuring music by Ian Wilson

  • 22 Apr, Pavilion Theatre, Dun Laoghaire
  • 23 Apr, Georgian Large Room, City Hall, Waterford
  • 24 Apr, The Courthouse Arts Centre, Tinahely
  • 25 Apr, All Saint’s Church (COI), Mullingar
  • 26 Apr, City Assembly House, South William St, Dublin
  • 27 Apr, Station House Theatre, Clifden
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Another work by Wilson will be performed this week, this time in The Netherlands by saxophonist Ties Mellema

  • 22 Apr, 8pm, Korzo Theatre, The Hague, Netherlands

Two concerts by RTÉ ConTempo Quartet with cellist Christopher Marwood will also feature music by Ian Wilson

  • 24 Apr, 1pm, The Granary Library, Limerick
  • 26 Apr, 12pm, Sundays@Noon, Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane
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Concorde‘s Up Close With Music series comes to an end this weekend with music by Irish and international concerts

  • 26 Apr, 2.30pm, RHA Gallery, Dublin
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Extracts from Ryan Molloy’s talk as part of the Irish Composers on Irish Music series, at Trinity College Dublin’s Music Composition Centre

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