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John Buckley talks about writing for Wind Quintet

In advance of the performance of John Buckley’s new Wind Quintet No. 2 alongside his first quintet from 1976 by Cassiopeia Winds as part of CMC’s Salon series on 29 October 2015, John Buckley talks to CMC about the new work and writing for wind.

New Irish music at MusicTown

The programme of the anticipated new Dublin festival MusicTown has been announced, with an eclectic programme that brings music to spaces and buildings all across the city. This will be the first year of the festival, which was launched last year with a successful mixed-genre event at the Mansion House, and is produced by Dublin […]

John Buckley talks about his RTÉ Horizons concert

The concert, entitled ‘Mirrors of Light’, is the last in the lunchtime series of concerts by the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra featuring Irish composers’ music. The concert at the National Concert Hall takes place on 3 February 2015 and includes two of John Buckley’s works – A mirror into the light (1999) and Violin Concerto (2008) […]

RTÉ Horizons 2015

The RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra’s long-running contemporary music series of lunchtime concerts returns for its 2015 series with concerts featuring the work of Irish composers Gráinne Mulvey, David Coonan, Philip Hammond and John Buckley. Beginning on 13 January, the four free concerts take place each Tuesday at the National Concert Hall, Dublin. The series features […]

Estonian ensemble Resonabilis perform concerts in Ireland during October

The ensemble visit Ireland for three concerts in Dublin, Ennistymon and Maynooth on 10, 11 and 13 October, and will perform two different programmes. The first concert, described as an evening of Estonian contemporary music and poetry, takes place at the Irish Writers’ Centre, Dublin on Friday, 10 October at 7.00pm and features poetry readings […]