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Bangers and Crash Percussion Group - Music Network Tour
Oct 2nd,, The Sugar Club, Dublin
Oct 3rd,, The Large Room, City Hall, Waterford
Oct 4th,, Mermaid Arts Centre, Bray
Oct 5th,, Station House Theatre, Clifden
Oct 8th,, Dunmaise Arts Centre, Portlaoise
Oct 9th,, Linenhall Arts Centre, Castlebar
Oct 10th,, Curtis Auditorium, CIT Cork School of Music
Oct 11th,, Glór theatre, Ennis
8 concert tour featuring a variety of music written for percussion, showing off the weird and wonderful sound worlds possible with this family of instruments.


Carnival of the Animals
Oct 14th - 16th,, Town Hall theatre, Galway
Performances as part of Barboro International Arts Festival for Children, in collaboration with Ficino Ensemble and Music for Galway.


Clare Memory Orchestra
Oct 26th,, Glor Theatre, Ennis
Performance of "The Vision Symphony", world premiere of a new work by composer Dave Flynn where the ensemble is joined by visually impaired and blind musicians.


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Tosca
November 3rd, Cork Opera House
Opera Concert Series


The Best of John Williams
November 9th, National Concert Hall, Dublin
Dublin Concert Orchestra, presented by Raymond Gubbay Ltd.


Performance at Wexford Heritage Park>
November 10th, Wexford
Performance with Laura Hyland and others, featuring a new musical sculpture created for the Heritage Park.


Hard Rain Ensemble
November 30th, Queens Universaty, Belfast,
Performance of Steve Reich's Double Sextet along with other works. In collaboration with Maidan Voyage Dance Company.


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Irish Baroque Orchestra: Messiah
December 5th to 7th, Wexford, Dublin and Galway
Performance of Handel's Messiah.


Cork Opera House Christmas Concert
December 16th and 17th, Cork Opera House
Opera Concert Series


The Snowman
December 21st to 23rd, National Concert Hall, Dublin
Annual NCH Christmas concerts






Past

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Crash Ensemble: Vagabones
Sept 6th and 7th,, Civic Theatre, Tallaght
Sept 10th,, An Táin Arts Centre, Dundalk
Sept 12th,, Collegiate Church of St Mary, Youghal
Sept 13th,, Theatre Royal, Waterford
World premiere of this new opera composed by Raymond Deane. In collaboration with Opera Collective Ireland.


Westport Chamber Music Festival
September 14th, 2019, Westport Town Hall Theatre
Concert featuring a range of classics and arrangements from the operatic and song repertoire with soprano Kelley Petcu, and also Golijov's Mariel to be performed with cellist, Isang Enders.


Bangers and Crash Percussion Group
Sept 17th-20th,
Community and school workshops related to October concert tour.


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Crash Ensemble: Kilkenny Arts Festival
August 16th, Kilkenny
Performance of a new work by Ed Bennett


Crash Ensemble: The Hunger
August 19th - 24th,, Abbey Theatre, Dublin
Performance of this opera composed by Donnacha Dennehy. Featuring world-renowned sean-nós singer Iarla ÓLionáird


RTE Concert Orchestra
August 20th, National Concert Hall, Dublin
Summer Lunchtime Concert


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Reception 31.07.19 Christian Wolff
July 31st, Lutheran Church, Dublin
RECEPTION presents the first performance of Composite (Exercise 36) by US composer, Christian Wolff, alongside new music by Rob Casey and Conal Ryan


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Pirates of Penzance
June 2nd, 2019, Cork Opera House
Opera Concert Series


Broadford Summer Concert
June 7th, 2019, Broadford Community Centre
Concert featuring a range of classics from the operatic and song repertoire.


The Stalls
June 12th - 14th, 2019, Cork Opera House
The final part of the chamber opera series ‘The House Trilogy’. Music by Tom Lane and libretto by Lily Akherman.


Proms concerts
June 21st to 23rd, 2019, Cork Opera House
Cork Opera House Concert Orchestra


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RTE National Symphony Orchestra
May 31st,, National Concert Hall, Dublin
Alpine Symphony.


Dēmos
May 18th, 2019, Project Arts Centre, Dublin
New dance and music collaborative project with the Liz Roche Company featuring music by David Coonan. The showing will be of a work-in-development and be part of Dublin Dance Festival.


The Armed Man
May 17th,, St Andrew's Church, Dublin
Performance of The Armed Man by Karl Jenkins with Enchiriadis Treis choir.


The Gift - a new work by Stephen Gardner
May 22nd,, Strokestown House, Roscommon
May 28th,, EPIC, Dublin
May 29th,, James Joyce Centre, Dublin
New work by composer Stephen Gardner. To be performed with Ellen Demos (vocals), Seán Mac Erlaine (clarinets, live processing) and Arun Rao (cello).


RTE National Symphony Orchestra
May 3rd,, National Concert Hall, Dublin
Close Encounters of the Third Kind.


Percussion Extravaganza
May 5th,, Cork School of Music
CITCSM Percussion Department concert. Performances by students of the CIT Cork School of Music.


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Duo project with Nathan Sherman
April 11th, The MAC, Belfast
April 14th, Hugh Lane Gallery, Dublin
Music by Berio, Ian Wilson, Tigran Mansurian and more.


Crash Ensemble: Grey Area
April 19th,, The Complex, Dublin
Skate boarding feature gig! Irish premiere of Sam Perkin's Grey Area, Jennifer Walshe's /and jump from the Golden Gate Bridge.


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Crash Ensemble: New Music Dublin
March 1st, 2nd and 3rd, 2019, National Concert Hall, Dublin
Three concerts as part of this festival. One features Fausto Romitelli's wild WILD piece, Professor Bad Trip. The other presents six commissions by the following composers: Anselm McDonnell, David Bremner, Chris McCormack, Guillaume Auvray, Elis Czerniak and Maria Minguella. The final concert features Andriessen's Workers Union.


Crash Ensemble: The Second Violinist
March 7th - 9th,, Musiekegebouw, Amsterdam.
Two performances of this opera. Music by Donnacha Dennehy, libretto and direction by Enda Walsh.


Cork Orchestral Society: On Sequences
March 14th,, Cork School of Music.
Collaborative performance with composer/sound designer, Peter Power.


Terra Firmish
March 15th, Smock Alley Theatre, Dublin
Collaboration with Sean Mac Erlaine, Emma Kane, Maeve Gilchrist.


Marriage of Figaro
March 24th, Cork Opera House
Opera Concert Series


Hard Rain Ensemble: Across The Pond
March 27th - 30th (over Brexit weekend, yikes!), Belfast, Birmingham and Dublin
Three-concert tour featuring Elliot Carter's massive "Triple Duo" and Perry Goldstein's "Twittering Machine" among others.


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Crash Ensemble: Musica Nova
February 2nd and 3rd, 2019, Helsinki, Finland
Performance of two concerts at the prestigious Musica Nova festival. Will include the world premiere of "Grey Area" by Sam Perkin, a piece fusing his two passions; music and skateboarding.


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Ulster Orchestra
January 8th, 2019, Ulster Hall, Belfast
Contemporary music concert.


Bangers and Crash Percussion - Tuning Up
January 14th - 18th, 2019, various schools 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.


Bangers and Crash Percussion - Extra workshops
January 21st - 22nd, 2019, various schools in Clonmel
Outreach project. Visiting 4 schools.


Irish Baroque Orchestra: Come Ye Sons Of Art
January 26th, 2019, Christchurch Cathedral, Dublin
This project continues the IBO's rediscovery of forgotten masterpieces written and performed in Dublin during the 18th century.



Go to the Archive for earlier engagements.