Stone Drawn Circles – In Formation @ New Music Dublin 2024

Stone Drawn Circles – In Formation @ New Music Dublin 2024

Thursday, 25 April 2024, 10.00pm

Thursday 25th April 2024, 10pm
Venue: Kevin Barry Recital Room, NCH
Tickets: €15

Lina Andonovska, flute
Nathan Sherman, viola
Michelle O’Rourke, voice
Alex Petcu, percussion
Caimin Gilmore, double bass
Úna Monaghan, harp / sound design

Úna Monaghan In Formation (2023) [Irish premiere]
Karen Power Can you hear me now??? (2019) [Irish premiere]
Brian Irvine new work (2024) [world premiere]
Cat Hope Landay Sequenzas (2022) [Irish premiere]
Nicole Lizée Peril Earrings (2023) [Irish premiere]

Heralded as a ‘supergroup within new music circles in Ireland’ by Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival, Stone Drawn Circles inhabits a new space in Irish contemporary music. In this late-night performance at NMD, the ensemble investigates new modes of communication, collaborative dynamics and shifting paradigms.

In spite of their relatively short existence as a group, Stone Drawn Circle’s debut performance season includes appearances at several prestigious festivals, and a PRS Beyond Borders tour of the UK. The ensemble believes in rich composer/performer dialogues and in the bending of traditional performance dynamics, which is evident in this launch-season offering—a trip through various genres and forms of contemporary sound art, performed by some of Ireland’s leading contemporary players.

Brian Irvine's new work was commissioned by the Contemporary Music Centre for Stone Drawn Circles with funds from PRS Foundation Beyond Borders funding.

Stone Drawn Circles are supported by the Arts Council of Ireland.
In Formation and Landay Sequenzas were created with the financial assistance of a Commission Award, funded by the Arts Council/An Chomhaírle Ealaíon.
Stone Drawn Circles: In Formation tour is project-managed by the Contemporary Music Centre, Ireland, supported by PRS Foundation Beyond Borders funding.

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