Music for 5 Silent Poems

Date: Saturday 30th April 2022

Time: 3.30pm

Venue: Kevin Barry Room, National Concert Hall

Tickets €12

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George Higgs, Playing taped body sounds via sampler
Jessica Kennedy, Performing silent sign language poems
Billy O'Brien, Piano
Rossa O'Neil, Trombone
Brian Kelly, Double bass

George Higgs Music for 5 Silent Poems - 5 multisensory compositions for body language, piano, trombone and double bass  [World Premiere]

The composer has written 5 gestural poems for a signer to perform with an accompanying score for trombonist, pianist, double bassist and sampler. The performance will be videoed and streamed live on Instagram and will include a discussion recorded for the Contemporary Music Centre's 'amplify' podcast.