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Sun, 28 Apr



Earthrise: New Music Dublin with Musici Ireland

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28 Apr 2024, 11:00 – 15:00

Dublin, Earlsfort Terrace, Saint Kevin's, Dublin, D02 N527, Ireland

About the event

Beth McNinch, solo viola

Ioana Petcu-Colan, Mia Cooper, Jane Hackett & Siobhan Doyle, violin

Ed Creedon, viola

Katie Tertell & Niamh Molloy, cello

Roger McCann, double bass

Dianne Marshall, harp

Meadhbh O’Rourke, flute

Conor Sheil, clarinet

Peter Ryan, horn

Deirdre Gribbin Before the moon shattered and shone again (2019)

Amanda Feery Square Movement (2016)

Linda Buckley Fiol (2008)

Liam Bates Earthrise (2023)

Chamber music collective Musici Ireland have made a name for themselves in Ireland and further afield for sharing stories of the country and its history, with an inspiring blend of artistry and social activism. This daytime concert is a celebration of the group’s upcoming debut album, which features chamber works by six living Irish composers.

Displaying the ensemble’s versatility, their programme encompasses everything from  meditation and glimpses of the natural world to moments of heightened drama. It ends with the Dublin premiere of Earthrise – a new concerto for viola and chamber ensemble by Wexford-based Liam Bates – alongside a presentation from the composer and soloist Beth McNinch about the commission, how it came about and the process of writing such a significant new work.

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