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RTE National Symphony Orchestra
October 13th, 2017, National Concert Hall
Friday Evening concert


RTE Concert Orchestra
October 18th, 2017, National Concert Hall
Hooray for Hollywood: A Tribute to Henry Mancini


RTE National Symphony Orchestra
October 20th, 2017, National Concert Hall
Friday Evening concert


Irish Composers Collective: In Dialogue
October 23rd, 2017, Woodquay Venue, Dublin
Duo concert with Brian Dungan featuring Steve Reich's Nagoya Marimbas and several works by ICC composers


Crash Ensemble at Gaida Festival
October 26th, 2017, Vilnius, Lithuania
Concert as part of Gaida contemporary music festival.


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Listen At Arthurs
November 18th, 2017, Arthur's Pub, Dublin
Music by Jonathan Nangle.


Crash Ensemble
November 24th and 25th, 2017, National Concert Hall, Dublin
Crash 20th Birthday concerts featuring new pieces that were premiered during the Crashlands project.


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Irish Baroque Orchestra: Messiah
December 7th - 9th, 2017, Wexford, Dublin and Galway
Handel's Messiah


NCH Christmas Show featuring The Snowman
December 15th - 17th, 2017, National Concert Hall, Dublin





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The Second Violinist
October 2nd - 8th, O'Reilly Theatre, Dublin
A new opera by Donnacha Dennehy and Enda Walsh, performed at Dublin Theatre Festival, presented by Landmark Productions and Wide Open Opera


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RTE Concert Orchestra
September 14th, 2017, National Concert Hall

Levin & Levin
September 19th - 23rd, 2017, Project Arts Centre, Dublin
Levin & Levin is the story of Ida and Bubbie, escapees from the Russian pogroms of the early 1900’s. Dressed as boys to save their lives, the girls eventually become Europe’s most famous male impersonators. Written by Aideen Wylde. Musical direction by John O'Brien


Solo with the Irish Chamber Orchestra
September 27th - 29th, Dublin, Cork and Limerick
World Premiere of Sam Perkin's "365 Variations on a Gesture" for percussionist and string orchestra.


Breath Upon The Flame
September 30th, St. Finbarr's Cathedral, Cork
Concert with Eimear Quinn and Dublin Brass Ensemble


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RTE Concert Orchestra
August 1st, 2017, National Concert Hall
Summer Lunchtime Concert Series


CrashLands Kerry
May 27th, 2017, Co. Kerry
Celebration of Crash Ensemble's 20th birthday. 20 new pieces by Irish and international composers with performances in unusual rural locations scattered across Ireland - Cahersiveen Festival of Music and Arts


The Arrival of Mr. Handel
August 13th, St. Candice's Cathedral, Kilkenny Arts Festival
Ensemble Marsyas (directed by Peter Whelan). The ensemble explores the rich musical milieu into which Handel was thrown, performing a broad selection of pieces by Handel and his contemporaries.


Mr. Handel's Messiah
August 15th, St. Candice's Cathedral, Kilkenny Arts Festival
Peter Whelan conducts the first Irish performance in modern times of the original Dublin version of Messiah.


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West Cork Chamber Music Festival
July 4th, 2017, St. Brendan's Church, Bantry
Coffee Concert. Featuring "The Consolation of Rain" by David Bruce, with Olivier Doise (oboe), Andreja Malir (harp) and Camille Thomas (cello).


Crash Ensemble and Sam Amidon
July 8th, 2017, Clonmel
Celebration of Crash Ensemble's 20th birthday. 20 new pieces by Irish and international composers with performances in unusual rural locations scattered across Ireland - Clonmel Junction Festival


CrashLands Clonmel
July 9th, 2017, Clonmel
Celebration of Crash Ensemble's 20th birthday. 20 new pieces by Irish and international composers with performances in unusual rural locations scattered across Ireland - Clonmel Junction Festival


RTE National Symphony Orchestra
July 11th, 2017, National Concert Hall
Summer Lunchtime Concert Series


CrashLands Leitrim
July 12th, 2017, Leitrim
Celebration of Crash Ensemble's 20th birthday. 20 new pieces by Irish and international composers with performances in unusual rural locations scattered across Ireland - Water Music Festival


CrashLands Donegal
July 23rd, 2017, Arranmore, Co. Donegal
Celebration of Crash Ensemble's 20th birthday. 20 new pieces by Irish and international composers with performances in unusual rural locations scattered across Ireland - Earagail Arts Festival


The Second Violinist
July 26th - 30th, Black Box Theatre, Galway
A new opera by Donnacha Dennehy and Enda Walsh, to be premiered at the Galway International Arts Festival.


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CrashLands Inishbofin
June 1st, 2017, Inishbofin
Celebration of Crash Ensemble's 20th birthday. 20 new pieces by Irish and international composers with performances in unusual rural locations scattered across Ireland - Fastnet Film Festival


Bartok's Sonata for Two Pianos and Percussion
June 4th, 2017, Cork School of Music
Performance with Steve Kelly, Gabriela Mayer and Gary Beecher.


National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland
June 9th, 2017, National Concert Hall
Music by Debussy, Ravel, Gershwin and more.


CrashLands Carlow
June 13th, 2017, Carlow
Celebration of Crash Ensemble's 20th birthday. 20 new pieces by Irish and international composers with performances in unusual rural locations scattered across Ireland - Carlow Arts Festival


Front Of House
June 23rd to 25th, 2017, Cork Opera House
New short opera with composer Tom Lane at the Cork Opera House for Cork Midsummer Festival. With Kelley Lonergan, Emma Nash, Majella Cullagh and Carolyn Goodwin.


HomeSpace
June 17th, 2017,St. Peters, North Main St, Cork
HomeSpace is an innovative and absorbing work for soundtrack and percussionist by Cork Phonographers Union. Music by Ian Wilson


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Crash Ensemble
May 5th, National Concert Hall
Free State 10! New works by a variety of composers including Finola Merivale, Robert Coleman and many more.


Galway Music Residency
May 6th, 2017, Galway City Museum
Short solo concert at 11am.


National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland
May 12th, 2017, National Concert Hall
Music by Shostakovich and Stravinsky


Crashing Through Fences - a concert of new music
May 22nd, 2017, Lutheran Hall, Dublin
Concert with Lina Andonovska and Ena Brennan.


CrashLands Schull
May 27th, 2017, Schull, Co. Cork
Celebration of Crash Ensemble's 20th birthday. 20 new pieces by Irish and international composers with performances in unusual rural locations scattered across Ireland.


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Verdi Requiem
April 2nd, 2017, NUI Maynooth
with Gavin Ring (soloist)


Night Music Series
April 5th, 2017, Duncairn Arts Centre, Belfast
Concert with Ioana Petcu-Colan. Hosted by the Belfast Music Society


Solo Concert at the Royal Irish Academy of Music
April 7th, 2017, RIAM, Dublin
Solo percussion recital featuring a wide range of instruments and composers. Works include Wolkenstudie by Johannes Fischer, Omar II by Donatoni, Asanga by Kevin Volans and much more.


Our Tunes
April 8th, 2017, CMC, Dublin
Short performances for kids at the Contemporary Music Centre, curated by Adrian Mantu.


Crash Ensemble
April 8th, 2017, Dublin
Collaboration with singer-songwriter, Katie Kim


Levin & Levin
April 10th - 15th, 2017, Everyman Theatre, Cork
Levin & Levin is the story of Ida and Bubbie, escapees from the Russian pogroms of the early 1900’s. Dressed as boys to save their lives, the girls eventually become Europe’s most famous male impersonators. Musical direction by John O'Brien


Crash Ensemble
April 17th, 2017, Dublin
Collaboration with Adrian Crowley as part of Cruinniú na Cásca


Hard Rain Ensemble
April 21st, 2017, Crescent Arts Centre, Belfast
Concert featuring works by Iannis Xenakis and more.


Crash Ensemble
April 29th, St. Peter's Church, Drogheda
World premiere of new work by James Dillon. Hosted by the Louth Contemporary Music Society. With soprano Peyee Chen conducted by Andrew Synnott.


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Crash Ensemble
March 2nd - 4th, 2017, New Music Dublin, National Concert Hall
Various concerts and events as part of this festival featuring music by Thomas Ades, Gerald Barry. New commissions by Stephen Gardner and Christopher Mayo.


Bangers and Crash Percussion (Kaleidoscope Night)
March 4th, 2017, New Music Dublin, National Concert Hall
John Cage's Living Room Music with Aoife Ni Bhriain.


Kaleidoscope Night
March 8th, 2017, Bello Bar, Dublin
New piece "Sun Stands Still" by Amanda Feery


Dublin Philharmonic Society
March 18th, 2017, Dublin
Marimba recital.


The Eurydice Project
March 22nd - April 1st, 2017, Project Arts Centre, Dublin
Collaborative project written by Joanna Crawley, music by Jane Deasy.
"A radically new retelling of the Orpheus and Eurydice myth"


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Hard Rain Ensemble
February 20th, 2017, Crescent Arts Centre, Belfast
Concert featuring works by Queens University composers


Carmen
February 25th, 2017, Cork Opera House, Cork
Concert version conducted by John O'Brien



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Bangers and Crash Percussion - Tuning Up
January 23rd - 27th, 2017, various school in Co. Cork
Outreach project hosted by the Cork County Council Arts Office in collaboration with West Cork Music. Visiting 10 schools in 1 week.


Hard Rain Ensemble
January 21st, 2017, Crescent Arts Centre, Belfast
Concert with guest artist, Garth Knox featuring works by Morton Feldman and more.



Go to the Archive for earlier engagements.