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Diatribe Stage:
Il Ritorno del Angelo & Mariam Rezaei

Sunday 28th April 2024, 9.00pm

Venue: John Field Room, NCH

Tickets: €15

Multi-Concert Discount Packages available


1st half:
Il Ritorno del Angelo:
Olesya Zdorovetska
, voice
Nick Roth, saxophones
Izumi Kimura, piano
Barry Guy, double bass

Nick Roth Le Cercle (2023) [world premiere]
Olesya Zdorovetska I, Lethe (2023) [world premiere]
Izumi Kimura 春と修羅 / Spring and Asura (2023) [world premiere]
Barry Guy Il Ritorno del Angelo (2023) [world premiere]

2nd half:
Mariam Rezaei, turntables / electronics

A back-to-back concert, presented on NMD 2024’s Diatribe Stage to close out the festival.

In the first half, quartet Il Ritorno del Angelo perform four new works for improvising ensemble, marking the release of their 2024 recording on Diatribe Records.

In the second, Mariam Rezaei makes her Dublin debut at NMD 2024 - an awe inspiring showcase of the sonic continuum of turntablism, in this late-evening performance on the multi-venue Diatribe Stage.

Formed in 2023, Il Ritorno del Angelo is made up of vocalist Olesya Zdorovetska, saxophonist Nick Roth, pianist Izumii Kimura and bassist Barry Guy. Their upcoming album celebrates the talents of these outstanding contemporary musicians not only as performers, but also as new music creators—with each contributing a work to this programme.

Described as ‘one of the most technically adept and creatively daring artists to use the turntable as a musical instrument’ (The Wire, 2023), Rezaei is a multi-award winning composer, turntablist and performer. A recipient of the Paul Hamlyn Foundation Award for Artists, she appears at NMD hot on the heels of performances at Counterflows/ REWIRE and IM Darmstadt, 2023.

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