New Music Dublin 2017

New Music Dublin 2017

Thursday, 2 March 2017, 3.00pm

New Music Dublin, featuring internationally-acclaimed composer, conductor and pianist Thomas Adès, takes place on 2–4 March 2017. 

For full programme details, see below.


Thursday 2nd March 2017 at 15.00
National Concert Hall Dublin, Kevin Barry Room
Vocal masterclasses led by Simon Keenlyside and Christianne Stotijn, presented in association with Opera Theatre Company. 

Tickets: Free for participants. €10 for observers (limited capacity, advance booking required)


Thursday 2nd March 2017 at 19.30
National Concert Hall Dublin, Main Auditorium
Gerald Barry, Thomas Adès piano 
Crash Ensemble
Timothy Redmond conductor 

BARRY, Gerald Five Chorales from The Intelligence Park [Barry/Adès Piano Duet]
ADÈS, Thomas Mazurkas 
BARRY, Gerald Octet
BARRY, Gerald Lisbon [Irish Premiere]
GARDNER, Stephen Jerk [World Premiere]
ADÈS, Thomas Living Toys [Irish Premiere] 

Tickets: €35, €29.50, €23.50, €15 


Friday 3rd March 2017 at 13.00
National Concert Hall Dublin, John Field Room
Michelle O’Rourke, soprano
Michael McHale, piano 
Programme to include music by Linda Buckley and the world premiere of a set of songs for solo voice by Andrew Hamilton.
Tickets: €10 


Friday 3rd March 2017 at 19.30
National Concert Hall Dublin, Main Auditorium
RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra
Thomas Adès conductor
Barbara Hannigan soprano
Simon Keenlyside baritone
Christianne Stotijn mezzo-soprano 

BENNETT, Ed New Work, RTÉ commission [World Premiere]
BARRY, GeraldLa Plus Forte
ADÈS, Thomas Totentanz [Irish Premiere] 

Tickets: €35, €29.50, €23.50, €15


Saturday 4th March 2017 at 13.00
National Concert Hall Dublin, Kevin Barry Recital Room
RTÉ Contempo Quartet
Hugh Tinney piano 

CLANCY, Seán Four Lines of Music Slow Down and Eventually Stop, RTÉ commission [World Premiere]
BUCKLEY, Linda Haza 
ADÈS, Thomas Piano Quintet  

Tickets: €10


Saturday 4th March 2017 at 14.30
Various rooms, National Concert Hall Dublin
Tiny Portraits in Tiny Rooms
Performances featuring pieces by composers: Ivan Fedele, Ondřej Adámek, Unsuk Chin and Kaija Saariaho. 

FEDELE, Ivan High ‘in memoriam Miles Davis’
ADÁMEK, Ondřej Chamber Noise 
CHIN, Unsuk Alice in Wonderland: Advice from a caterpillar 
SAARIAHO, KaijaDolce Tormento, Jardin Secret I 

Tickets: Free and open to the public 


Saturday 4th March 2017 at 15.00, 16.00, 17.00
National Concert Hall Dublin, Studio Space
Performances by Quiet Music Ensemble featuring pieces by composers Karen Power, Yoko Ono and Cat Lam 

POWER, Karen Instruments of Ice [Dublin Premiere]
IDDON, Martin in’ei 
ONO, Yoko Secret Piece [Dublin Premiere]
GODFREY, John unnamed piece [Dublin Premiere]
LAM, Cat line/shadow [Dublin Premiere]

Tickets: Free and open to the public


Saturday 4th March 2017 at 19.30
National Concert Hall Dublin, Main Auditorium
RTÉ Concert Orchestra
Thomas Adès conductor
Cast: Claudia Boyle, Clare Presland, Hilary Summers, Joshua Bloom, Peter Tantsits, Daniel Norman and Stephen Richardson. 

BARRY, Gerald Alice’s Adventures Underground (concert performance) [Irish premiere]

Tickets: €35, €29.50, €23.50, €15


The Studio, with bar in Carolan Room at the National Concert Hall
Thursday 2nd – Saturday 4th March 2017 c. 21.45

One performance each evening after the main auditorium concert: one by Kirkos, one by Crash Ensemble, and one by Kaleidoscope. (Festival Club open to ticket holders for evening main auditorium events.)


Festival Package Ticket Offer: Book tickets to the three evening concerts in the Main Auditorium and receive a 15% discount. National Concert Hall Box Office Tel: 01 417 00 00



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