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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, Lutheran Hall, Dublin
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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CrashLands Inisboffin
June 1st, 2017, Lutheran Hall, Dublin
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


CrashLands Clare
June 4th, 2017, Lutheran Hall, Dublin
Celebration of Crash Ensemble's 20th birthday. 20 new pieces by Irish and international composers with performances in unusual rural locations scattered across Ireland - Mountshannon Arts 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 Shostakovich and Stravinsky


CrashLands Carlow
June 13th, 2017, Lutheran Hall, Dublin
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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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).


CrashLands Clonmel
July 9th, 2017, Lutheran Hall, Dublin
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 Leitrim
July 12th, 2017, Lutheran Hall, Dublin
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, Lutheran Hall, Dublin
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 Kerry
May 27th, 2017, Lutheran Hall, Dublin
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.






Past

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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


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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.



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Messiah - Irish Baroque Orchestra
December 8th to 10th, 2016, Tour - Baroque
Performances in Dublin, Cork and Galway


Bangers and Crash Percussion - Making Sense of Sound
December 14th, 2016, Richmond Barracks, Dublin. Outreach project
Performance with kids from the Family Resource Centre in Inchicore


Cork Opera House Christmas Concert
December 19th, 2015, Cork Opera House, Cork
A variety of music conducted by John O'Brien.



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Crash Ensemble
November 2nd and 3rd, 2016, Reykjavik, Iceland
Crash Ensemble with Bedroom Community artists


RTE Concert Orchestra
November 21st, 2016, Aula Maxima, Cork
Recording for TV


RTE National Symphony Orchestra
November 25th, 2016, National Concert Hall, Dublin
Shostakovich Symphony No. 15


Crash Ensemble
November 26th, 2016, Explore North Festival, Holland - Contemporary Chamber
Concert with Adrian Crowley


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Crash Ensemble
October 1st, 2016, Bandon - Contemporary Chamber
Concert with Adrian Crowley


Bangers and Crash Percussion - Westport Arts Festival
October 2nd, 2016, Holy Trinity Church, Westport
Music by Thierry de Mey, Steve Reich, Philip Glass and more.


Bangers and Crash Percussion - Kaleidoscope Night
October 5th, 2016, Bello Bar, Dublin
Music for Pieces of Wood by Steve Reich and Musique de Table by Thierry de Mey.


Crash Ensemble
October 19th, 2016, Belfast - Contemporary Chamber
The Dark Places by Donnacha Dennehy


Solo Recital - Cork Orchestral Society
October 20th, 2016, Cork School of Music
Music by Steve Reich, Per Norgard, Philip Glass and more.


R.T.E. Concert Orchestra
October 30th, 2016, Bord Gais Energy Theatre
Jeff Mills and the RTE Concert Orchestra


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Kaperlak
September 14th - 17th, 2016, Pearse Centre, Dublin - Theatre
New piece by composer, Jane Deasy. Kaperlak is the name of the season in Greenland when the sun doesn't rise.

R.T.E. National Symphony Orchestra
September 23rd, 2016, National Concert Hall
Music by Donnacha Dennehy, Deirdre Gribbin, Brian Irvine, Stephen Gardner and Andrew Hamilton.


Crash Ensemble
September 24th, 2016, National Concert Hall, Dublin - Contemporary Chamber
Composing the Island. Concert works by Donnacha Dennehy, Deirdre Gribbin, Deirdre McKay and many more.


Crash Ensemble
September 30th, 2016, Bandon - Contemporary Chamber
Concert with Katie Kim


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R.T.E. Concert Orchestra
August 5th, 2016, National Concert Hall
Music of John Williams


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Recital with Kelley Lonergan
Midday, July 9th, 2016, Civic Offices Amphitheatre, Dublin - Solo
Recital with soprano Kelley Lonergan featuring arrangements of songs for soprano and marimba or vibraphone. Part of the Clonmel Junction Festival.

Invitation to a Journey
July 9th to 16th, 2016, Galway International Arts Festival
New collaborative project with Crash Ensemble, Coiscéim Dance Theatre and Fishamble: The New Play Company.
A collaboration between award-winning companies that combines dance, music and theatre to create a compelling illustration of Eileen Gray, a once-forgotten but now celebrated Irish designer and architect.


Wood Quay Summer Sessions
July 14th, 2016, Civic Offices Amphitheatre, Dublin - Solo
Performing selections from Tom Lane's "Beats, Bells and Bridges". Also sharing the concert with Sean Mac Erlaine.


Invitation to a Journey
July 20th to 24th, 2016, Project Arts Centre
New collaborative project with Crash Ensemble, Coiscéim Dance Theatre and Fishamble: The New Play Company.


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La Bohème
June 1st - Town Hall Theatre, Galway
June 3rd - Hawk's Well Theatre, Sligo
Nationwide Tour with Opera Theatre Company

Bangers and Crash Percussion
June 10th and 11th, 2016, Killaloe
Workshops and concert as part of the Killaloe Chamber Music Festival. Duo with Maeve O'Hara


Centre Stage Concert
June 16th, 2016, Killruddery House, Wiklow
Evening recital with guests, Kelley Lonergan and Kate Ellis.


Bangers and Crash Percussion
June 18th, 2016, Arthur's Pub, The Liberties, Dublin
Trio concert in an intimate setting.


Bangers and Crash Percussion
June 19th, 2016, Woodlands Stage, Body and Soul Festival
Trio concert featuring an ecclectic mix of music ranging from contemporary repertoire, arrangements and more.


Beats, Bells and Bridges
June 25th and 26th, 2016, Various locations in Cork
Performance of three outdoor, site-specific pieces in various locations in Cork that are interesting acousitcally in some way. Pieces composed by Tom Lane.


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Crawford Summer Lunchtime Concert Series
May 19th, 2016, Crawford Art Gallery, Cork - Chamber Music
Recital with soprano Kelley Lonergan featuring arrangements of songs for soprano and marimba or vibraphone.

The Magic of Vienna
May 10th, 2016, National Concert Hall, Dublin

La Bohème
May 13th and 15th - O'Reilly Theatre Belvedere College, Dublin
May 17th - Limetree Theatre, Limerick
May 19th - National Opera House, Wexford
May 22nd - Glor, Ennis
May 25th - An Grianan, Letterkenny
May 27th - Solstice Arts Centre, Navan
May 30th - Watergate Theatre, Kilkenny
Nationwide Tour with Opera Theatre Company

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Kaleidoscope Night
April 6th, 2016, Dublin
Music by Andy Akiho.


Our Tunes
April 16th, 2016, Contemporary Music Centre, Dublin
A one-day festival of contemporary music designed for children.


RTE National Symphony Orchestra
April 19th, 2016, National Concert Hall, Dublin
Music by Kaija Saariaho and Linda Buckley.


The Barber of Seville
April 16th, Wexford Opera House
April 20th, 22nd and 23d, Bord Gais Energy Theatre, Dublin

Wide Open Opera production


Workshop for composition students in Maynooth University
April 28th, 2016, Maynooth

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R.T.E. Concert Orchestra
March 9th, 2016, National Concert Hall
That's Entertainment. A Celebration of MGM musicals


Hard Rain Soloist Ensemble
March 11th, 2016, Bangor
Music by Steve Reich.


Crash Ensemble
March 2016, Dublin - Contemporary Chamber
Free State 9. Concert featuring new compositions selected from a call for scores.


Crash Ensemble (Imagining Home: On Revolution)
March 31st, 2016, National Concert Hall, Dublin - Contemporary Chamber
Première of Casement/Conrad by Colm Tóibín and Donnacha Dennehy


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Hard Rain Soloist Ensemble
February 6th, 2016, Belfast
Concert featuring works by Elliott Carter, Ian Wilson and more.


Irish Composers Collective concert
February 7th, 2016, Cork
Seven new pieces composed for Samuel Solomon's "Setup No. 1".
Part of Quarter Block Party festival in Cork


Bangers and Crash Percussion
February 7th, 2016, Cork
Short pieces written especially for the Quarter Block Party festival, to be performed in shops on North Main St. Cork and using materials from the shops as instruments.
Quarter Block Party


R.T.E. Concert Orchestra
February 10th, 2016, National Concert Hall
Bond and Beyond: A Tribute to John Barry


Workshop for composition students in Maynooth University
February 11th, 2016, Maynooth

Concerts with the Con Tempo Quartet
February 12th, Sligo
February 13th, Tullynally Castle

Same repertoire as January concert.


Workshop week with Dumbworld
February 22nd to 28th, 2016, Belfast - Contemporary Chamber

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Concert with "The Lassus Scholars"
January 27th, 2016, National Concert Hall, Dublin
Mozart's Requiem


Concert with the Con Tempo Quartet
January 28th, 2016, Limerick
Music by Ney Rosauro, Osvaldo Golijov, Sam Perkin and more.



Go to the Archive for earlier engagements.