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Friday 23rd April, 1pm


Soprano Michelle O'Rourke with harpist Richard Allen perform works by Ed Bennett & Scattered Earth by Deirdre Gribbin in the opening concert of NMD 

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Friday 23rd April, 2.30pm

Evlana Presents Constellations: Concert 1

In this 1st concert of three, members of Evlana perform pieces by Judith Ring, John McLachlan & Amanda Feery 

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Friday 23rd April, 3.30pm

Evlana Presents Constellations: Concert 2

Works by Gráinne Mulvey, Elaine Agnew, Linda Buckley & Ian Wilson feature in this 2nd concert of Constellations

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Friday 23rd April, 4.30pm

Evlana Presents Constellations: Concert 3

Deirdre McKay, John Buckley & Raymond Deane feature in this programme which includes a world premiere by Jane Deasy

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Friday 23rd April, 7pm

RTÉ NSO: Farrell, Buckley & Shaw

David Brophy conducts the world premieres of two new RTÉ NSO commissions by Anne-Marie O'Farrell and Irene Buckley. 

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Saturday 24th April, 11am


Flautist Ruth Morley & vocalist Laura Bowler perform new works celebrating our natural world by Laura Bowler, Deirdre McKay and Carmel Smickersgill. 

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Saturday 24th April, 1pm

Sonic Adventures for Brass at New Music Dublin

Join us for six World Premieres of Brass Quintet short works live from the Organ Room of the RIAM

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Saturday 24th April, 3.30pm

Crash Ensemble - This Is The Space/Part I
​/Part I

World premieres from up-and-coming Irish composers alongside new music set to film.

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Saturday 24th April, 7pm

RTÉ Concert Orchestra

The RTÉ CO perform Atomic Hope - an orchestral piece of music exploring the component parts of the atom as a metaphor of our current human experience.

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Saturday 24th April, 8pm

Crash Ensemble: Wingform

The world premiere of Wingform, a new commission by Crash from composer-in-residence and guitarist Barry O’Halpin

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Sunday 25th April, 11am 

Kirkos Ensemble
For Private Use

An experimental anthology to help you hear, see and taste your environment in new ways, and redefine what you mean by the word performance.

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Sunday 25th April, 1pm

Totally Made Up & Distanced Orchestra - Performance

Watch the Totally Made Up & Distanced Orchestra performance of the work they have devised and created together on Zoom!

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Sunday 25th April, 3.30pm

Crash Ensemble - This Is The Space/Part II
​/Part II

World premieres from up-and-coming Irish composers alongside new music set to film.

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Sunday 25th April, 5.30pm

Fresh Start - New Music from Australia

New Music by Australian composers, commissioned & recorded during the pandemic by ABC Classic including two by First Nations artists 

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Sunday 25th April, 7pm

Chamber Choir Ireland

Celebrating some of the best contemporary choral music from Ireland in recent years!

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Sunday 25th April, 8.30pm

Crash Ensemble – Granulated Frequencies

Two world premieres alongside new music set to film.

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