Alex Petcu and Brian Dungan perform Steve Reich's Nagoya Marimbas and 6 newly written works in response. The concert takes place in Woodquay venue on the 23rd October at 7pm.
New works by Maria Minguella, Sinéad Finegan, Johanne Heraty, Paul Scully, Raeghnya Zutshi, Kilian O'Kelly
In Dialogue is a unique series which takes place from July to January. 5 concerts with a central work from an established composer along with premieres of new works written in response. Corresponding talks and workshops explore the instrumentation of the central works and the composers behind them. These events serve to enhance the musical discourse between the composers of now and then. Grant aid from Arts Council Ireland.
Dr. Kevin O' Connell, head of the composition department at the RIAM, will present a free talk on writing for stringed instruments in the Boydell Room (top floor) of House 5, Trinity College Dublin on Tuesday 24th October from 6–7pm.
Kevin will discuss various compositional techniques for string quartet writing ahead of our concert with the Contempo Quartet next January 30th 2018.