1. Donnacha Dennehy Portrait
Friday 16 November
St Paul's Hall,
Donnacha Dennehy Glamour Sleeper
Tickets £15 (£13 concession)
Donnacha Dennehy As An Nós UK premiere
Donnacha Dennehy Disposable Dissonance
Donnacha Dennehy Grá Agus Bás
Alan Pierson conductor
Iarla Ó Lionáird voice
hcmf// 2012 opens with a portrait concert of the Irish composer Donnacha Dennehy, featuring one of his landmark pieces, Grá Agus Bás (2007) written for Irish sean nós singer Iarla O'Lionaird and the Crash Ensemble.
Released on an album of the same name by Nonesuch Records in May 2011, the work has drawn acclaim internationally. The concert also includes As An Nós (2009), Disposable Dissonance (2010) in a new version for Crash Ensemble, and Glamour Sleeper (2002).
Listen to As An Nós here:
Listen to Grá Agus Bás here:
Produced by hcmf// in association with Crash Ensemble; supported by Culture Ireland
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