Diary

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2020

April 2020

23 April 2020 – Maynooth University / Lunchtime Recital – music for voice and electronics by Christopher Fox, David Bremner, Rachael Lavelle, Gráinne Mulvey, Jennifer Walshe, and a new work by Ian Wilson

March 2020

19 March 2020 – Queen’s University Belfast / Lunchtime Recital – music for voice and electronics by Christopher Fox, David Bremner, Rachael Lavelle, Gráinne Mulvey, Jennifer Walshe, and a new work by Ian Wilson

2019

December 2019

8 December 2019 – Hugh Lane Gallery / Lunchtime Recital with Lina Andonovska (flute)

4 December 2019 – Kaleidoscope Night / Bello Bar with Lina Andonovska (flute)

April 2019

13 April 2019 – East Cork Choral Society / The Seafield Singers, conducted by Colin Nicholls  – soprano soloist in St Matthew Passion

March 2019

30 March 2019 – Dublin County Choir, conducted by John Dexter – excerpts from The Creation by Joseph Haydn, plus songs by Rhona Clarke performed with pianist David Bremner

2 March 2019 – New Music Dublin – conducting Chamber Choir Ireland at the National Concert Hall in the gala concert of the Composing in the Classroom initiative

February 2019

11-15 February 2019 – conducting Chamber Choir Ireland in rehearsal and workshops with Secondary School students as part of the Composing in the Classroom initiative

January 2019

11 January 2019 – The Visual Carlow – performance of world premiere ‘The Carlow Song-Cycle’ by Gráinne Mulvey with guitarist Morgan Crowley – also O Clarissima Mater by Hildegard von Bingen and The Seafarer by Mulvey, supported by Carlow College

2018

December 2018

14 December 2018 – RIAM – invited to join with the RIAM vocal department / composition department in a collaborative composition project with Stephen McNeff – performed the role of Lady Gregory in the opera

5 December 2018 – The Dock, Carrick-on-Shannon – performance of world premiere of three songs by Stephen Gardiner for voice, cello and clarinet with Arun Rao and Paul Roe, also performed O Clarissima Mater by Hildegard von Bingen, Eternity is Now by Gráinne Mulvey, two of 3 vocalises by Vaughan Williams for voice and clarinet, The Fly by Deirdre McKay for voice and clarinet and two Morley trio canzonets

November 2018

11 November 2018 – Armistice Day memorial – soprano soloist for Karl Jenkins’ Armed Man Mass, conducted by Frank Kelly, Bray memorial to those who fought in World War One

9 November 2018 – Béal presented the world premiere of Four by David Bremner on poetry by Billy Mills with video projection by Mihai Cucu – member of the ensemble with Lina Andonovska (baroque flute), Lisa Dowdall (viola d’amore) Bryan Quigley (double bass), David Adams (harpsichord) and David Bremner (electronics / piano)

September 2018 – November 2018

The Mill Theatre – supported by Creative Ireland through DLR Arts Office – Family Singing Group – facilitated eeght weekly sessions combining music / adventure / fun / movement and collaborative composition, sessions designed and run in collaboration with Andrea Scott.

September 2018

26 September 2018 – Irish Composers Collective – 6 new works for voice plus electronics by Paul Scully, Rachael Lavelle, Éna Brennan, Darragh O’Kelly, Aran O’Grady, Lindsey Vincent as well as works by Jennifer Walshe, David Bremner and Gráinne Mulvey

21 September 2018 – Xenia by Nick Roth – CMC Pop-up opera in association with Bealtaine, produced by Siobhra Quinlan, for myself Raymond Keane (actor), violin, piano and objects

August 2018

30 / 31 August 2018 – The Worlding performances with Tonnta Music as part of Jennifer Walshe’s large-scale exhibition of the Aisteach Foundation at the Model Gallery, Sligo

July 2018

28 July 2018 – Philipe Leroux’s Un lieu verdoyant – hommage à Gerard Grisey at Saxophone Studio Recital, Lichtenstein Academy Gross Saal, Darmstadt, performed with Jeffrey Siegfried (soprano saxophone)

May 2018

6 May 2018 – Xenia by Nick Roth – CMC Pop-up opera in association with Bealtaine, produced by Siobhra Quinlan, for myself Raymond Keane (actor), violin, piano and objects

February 2018

4 February 2018 – She dreams, she dances, world premiere of new cycle by Christopher Fox on Yeats texts, performed with David Bremner at the Hugh Lane Gallery, with excerpts from Schumann: Liederkreis

6 February 2018 – Launch of New Music :: New Ireland – Contemporary Music Centre’s New CD at the Irish Embassy, London, performed Elis Czerniak’s Koło with tape

7 February 2018 – CMC Showcase at Cafe Oto, London – performed Kevin O’Connell’s Three South American Songs with Paul Roe (clarinet) and Xenia Pestova (piano) as well as Elis Czeriak’s Koło with live electronics