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A new album of Kevin Volans’ chamber music will be launched on 4 October

The album, violin:piano, is released on the Ergodos label and features premiere recordings of three major duos by Kevin Volans from 2009 – violin:piano, Etude 9 for piano and electronics, and viola:piano – as well as his violin solo Passi leggieri, originally composed for Hardanger fiddle in 2003. The album features violinist/violist Waldo Alexander and pianist Jill Richards, who will […]

The first event in Kirkos’ ‘Blackout’ series takes place on 8 and 9 May

Presented by Kirkos Ensemble, Blackout combines music, food and darkness, and takes place between May and July at the Royal Irish Academy of Music, Dublin. On 8 and 9 May, the first concert in the series presents new works by composers Ed Bennett, Roger Doyle, Kevin Volans and Robert Coleman inspired by Messiaen’s iconic Quartet […]

Kirkos Ensemble is planning a series of concerts played in darkness

The series by the Dublin-based ensemble, entitled Blackout, combines music, food and darkness, and takes place between May and July at the Royal Irish Academy of Music, Dublin. The central themes of war and darkness inform the programming, with the first two concerts centring on Messiaen’s Quartet for the end of time and Reich’s Different […]

RTÉ lyric fm releases new albums of music by Donnacha Dennehy and Kevin Volans

The two discs, volume 9 and 10 in RTÉ lyric fm label’s Composers of Ireland Series, are available for purchase online and shortly through CMC’s shop. Featuring the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra and conductors Alan Buribayev and Gavin Maloney alongside soloists including Isabelle O’Connell and the Storioni Trio, both discs provide an overview of the […]