1. Donnacha Dennehy Portrait

Friday 16 November

St Paul's Hall, 7PM
Tickets £15 (£13 concession)
Donnacha Dennehy Glamour Sleeper
Donnacha Dennehy As An Nós UK premiere
Donnacha Dennehy Disposable Dissonance
Donnacha Dennehy Grá Agus Bás

 
Crash Ensemble
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:
http://soundcloud.com/donnacha-dennehy/as-an-nos-excerpt

Listen to Grá Agus Bás here:
http://soundcloud.com/crashensemble/gra-agus-bas-live-excerpt

 

Produced by hcmf// in association with Crash Ensemble; supported by Culture Ireland

 

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