Musica Nova is a semesterly contemporary music series of the Department of Music and Creative Media at the Dundalk Institute of Technology, which features recitals and masterclasses from leading performers.
The Musica Nova series continues this week. Harpist and composer Anne-Marie O’Farrell appeared on 30 November, whilst Crash Ensemble cellist and Kaleidoscope curator Kate Ellis appears on 1 December.
Ellis will perform Sondas by Northern Irish composer Niall Vallely, Up to my f holes by Dubliner Judith Ring, Bow to String by Daniel Bjarnason and Cello Counterpoint by Steve Reich, the latter being a piece with which Ellis has developed a deep rapport. Kate Ellis will lead a composition workshop after the concert.
Admission is free to Kate Ellis’ concert, which takes place in the Fr. McNally Recital Room in the Institute’s Carroll Building, at 1.30 p.m.
Musica Nova is supported by An Foras Feasa and the Centre for Research in Music, Dundalk Institute of Technology.
Pictured: Kate Ellis.
Published on 1 December 2011