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Benjamin Dwyer performs an Irish Composers on Irish Music series concert

The 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 […]

CMC launches a new promotional CD on 5 March

The second release in CMC’s series new music::new Ireland will be launched at 6.00pm on 5 March at CMC by John Schaefer, presenter of WNYC’s New Sounds and SoundCheck. The launch will feature a live performance by violinist Darragh Morgan of one of the works included on the album, where distant city lights flicker on […]

Therese Fahy’s Handprint Project features on RTÉ lyric fm’s Nova

Handprint is a project involving the composition of six new works for piano for pianist Thérèse Fahy. Focusing on writing for smaller hands, while being no less technically and musically challenging, composers commissioned were Raymond Deane, Siobhán Cleary, Benjamin Dwyer, Gráinne Mulvey, Michael Holohan and Bill Whelan. The works were premiered earlier this year at […]

CMC will host the book launch of Benjamin Dwyer’s Different Voices: Irish Music and Music in Ireland on 6 November

Different Voices: Irish Music and Music in Ireland is a collection of twelve interviews with Irish and Ireland-based composers ranging in age from 26 to 80 carried out by composer and musicologist Benjamin Dwyer. Published by the German music book publisher Wolke Verlag, the book includes an overview from Dwyer of music in Ireland from […]