CMC presents Musical Tales at the Central Library

CMC presents Musical Tales at the Central Library

Wednesday, 26 April 2017, 1.00pm

The Contemporary Music Centre presents Musical Tales, an hour long concert celebrating the rich connections between composers and writers from Ireland.

The concert explores the historical context of Echoland by Joe Joyce, this year’s chosen book for Dublin: One City, One Book initiative, which encourages everyone to read a particular book connected with the capital city during the month of April each year.  

Composers featured in the programme include Alyson Barber, Brian Boydell, Rhona Clarke, Siobhán Cleary, Robert Coleman, Frederick May and Garrett Sholdice. Curated by musicologist Dr Mark Fitzgerald, the music will be performed by students of the DIT Conservatory of Music.  


Frederick May: Dialogue (1941) 
Rhona Clarke: From an Upper Window (2006)
Rhona Clarke: Béal Dearg  (2001)
Brian Boydell: Feather of Death (1942) 
Garrett Sholdice: Prelude No. 8 (2013) (premiere) 
Robert Coleman: À contre-coeur (2013)
Siobhán Cleary: Suantraí (2003)
Alyson Barber: Illusions (2014)

Free event. Booking Essential. To book tel: 01 873 4333, Ext 5 or email musiclibrary [at] 


Published on 19 April 2017

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