Music Current: Vox Electronica

Music Current: Vox Electronica

Thursday, 27 April 2017, 8.00pm

Vox Electronica features soprano Elizabeth Hilliard & Fergal Dowling performing Kaija Saariaho’s ‘Lonh’, a seminal work for solo soprano and electronics, along with two more recent works by festival composer Christopher Fox: ‘Sea to the west’ & ‘Catalogue irraisoné’.

‘Sea to the west’ was recently released on CD on the Metier label, and Fox’s encyclopaedic ‘Catalogue irraisoné’ , forms a stunning concert-length meditation on language and the fragility of communication.

Elizabeth Hilliard is a pioneer and champion of Irish contemporary music. She is renowned for her exceptional musicianship and creative prowess and the emotional intensity she brings to her performances.

Fergal Dowling is a composer, computer musician and ensemble director. An active performer of computer music, he co-founded Dublin Sound Lab (2008), and has collaborated with many Irish and international composers and performers, including Karlheinz Essl, Garth Knox and Peter Ablinger.

This concert opens MUSIC CURRENT 2017, a three-day festival of contemporary electronic music. More details at

With kind support from Arts Council IrelandDublin City Arts OfficeThe Contemporary Music CentreIMRO IrelandAssociation of Irish ComposersBéal Festival



Published on 19 April 2017

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