Category Archives: New Music Digest

New Music Digest: 9 –15 November

Events This Week DIT Conservatory of Music and Drama mark their 125th anniversary with the Afterlight Chamber Music and Lecture Series on the music of Ireland 1890 – 2015 10–12 Nov, 1.05pm, John Field Room, National Concert Hall More Irish Composers Collective present ICC TAKEOVER, in which members of the collective create multimedia installations in the […]

New Music Digest: 27 Oct – 1 Nov

Events This Week: CMC’s next Salon takes place this week and features a new wind quintet by John Buckley performed by Cassiopeia Winds 29 Oct, 7pm, Royal Irish Academy of Music, Dublin More The Quiet Music Ensemble perform at Bray’s Mermaid Arts Centre, including music by David Toop, John Godfrey and Jennifer Walshe 29 Oct, 8pm, Mermaid Arts […]

New Music Digest: 19 – 25 October

Events This Week The final Little Woodland Heights children’s workshop with composer Nick Roth takes place this week, with a performance by the students of St. Brigid’s Primary School 22 Oct, 1pm, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin More A number of performances of Brian Irvine‘s Bluebottle will take place as part of the City of Derry International Choral […]

New Music Digest: 5 – 12 October

Events This Week A new choral theatre piece by George Higgs called The Great War Signal Corps, based on the words of Irish World War One soldiers takes place this week 8 – 10 Oct, 8pm, The Riding School, National Museum of Ireland – Decorative Art and History, Dublin 10 Oct, 1pm, The Riding School, National […]

New Music Digest: 7 – 13 September

Events This Week: Sklonište, a new work from Ailis Ní Ríain combines new music for solo accordion (performed by Irish accordionist Dermot Dunne) with video, photography, documentary and storytelling, exploring the siege of Sarajevo 11/12 Sep, 6.45pm, Smock Alley Theatre, Dublin 12 Sep, 3pm, Smock Alley Theatre, Dublin More Bottlenote Music present a site-specific improvised performance […]

New Music Digest: 1 – 6 September

Events This Week Kaleidoscope Night have their season launch Gala, with performances from New Dublin Voices of works by Sean Doherty, Ben Hanlon and more. 2 Sep, 8pm, Unitarian Church, Dublin More Crossings, a project with the Vanbrugh Quartet and Iarla O’Lionáird featiring music by Linda Buckley, Dave Flynn and Sean Doherty, will be performed […]

New Music Digest: 6 – 12 July

Events This Week: The soundSCAPE Festival in Maccagno continues this week, featuring Irish Artist-in-Residence Jennifer Walshe, supported by the AIC, CMC and Culture Ireland 3 – 16 July, Maccagno, Italy More The Fidelio Trio will play Martin O’Leary‘s Bluescape in a concert in St. Patrick’s College 8 Jul, 8.30pm, St. Patrick’s College, Drumcondra, Dublin More […]

New Music Digest: 29 Jun – 5 Jul

Events This Week: The West Cork Chamber Music Festival continues, with a host of international and Irish performers and composers 26 Jun – 4 Jul, Bantry, Co. Cork More A new work of Acoustic Theatre, titled in Geheimen, by Ian Wilson will be premiered in Germany by the Elole Trio 2 Jul, 7.30pm, Deutsches Hygiene-Museum, Dresden, […]

New Music Digest: 22 – 29 June

Events This Week: The Quiet Music Ensemble present an evening of music throughout all the rooms and spaces of Freemasons’ Hall on Molesworth St, including music by Pauline Oliveros, Jennifer Walshe and John Godfrey. 25 Jun, 6.30pm, Freemasons’ Hall, Molesworth St., Dublin More The RTÉ ConTempo Quartet with William Dowdall perform Donnacha Dennehy‘s pushpulling as part of […]

New Music Digest: 8 – 14 June

Events This Week: Benjamin Dwyer’s work SacrumProfanum with Kimberley Campanello receives its premiere at the Crescent Arts Centre as part of the Belfast Book Festival 9 Jun, 8pm, Crescent Arts Centre, Belfast More CMC hosts a public masterclass for Irish composers with percussionist Colin Currie following his performances as part of Great Music in Irish Houses 10 […]