An Evening with Eimear Quinn and DubLork

Eimear Quinn

An Evening with Eimear Quinn and DubLork

Part of the Beyond the Season series of concerts, the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra will be joined by the singer and electronic music ensemble for a concert of new and old Irish music.

The RTÉ Symphony Orchestra will present a concert featuring special guests soprano Eimear Quinn and the Dublin Laptop Orchestra. The concert forms part of the Beyond the Season series, which is dedicated providing alternative and new music programming for affordable prices. This concert is an almost exclusively Irish programme, from traditional to contemporary music, showcasing the range of singer Eimear Quinn, best known for her performance of Brendan Grahams The Voice at the Eurovison Song Contest. Works by Brendan Graham also feature on this programme, alongside a number of pieces by Séan Ó Riada, a piece by Eimear Quinn herself, and works by Dublin Laptop Orchestra members Alex Dowling and Emma O’Halloran, whose Whisper City is a world premiere. The concert takes place at the National Concert Hall on Saturday 27 October.

Programme:

Ó Riada – Olynthiac Overture
Ó Riada – The Bank of Sulan
Ó Riada – Mná na hÉireann
Brendan Graham – Cruchán na bPáiste
Thomas Moore – Silent, O Moyle
Eimear Quinn – In Paradisum
Canteloube – Bailero (Songs of the Auvergne)
Ó Riada – Seoladh na nGamhan (The Herding of the Calves)
Emma O’Halloran – Whisper City
Alex Dowling – Very Pointy (world premiere)
Aloys Fleischmann – Na Ceithre Máistirí (Réamhcheol)

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Published on 21 July 2012

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