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Making a living as a composer - Amanda Feery on the worsening economic conditions for artists living in Dublin: amplify #1 (22 October 2019)

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A podcast from the Contemporary Music Centre, Ireland on new music and composers from Ireland.
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A podcast from the Contemporary Music Centre, Ireland on new music and composers from Ireland.
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History as contested ground: Donnacha Dennehy's opera The Hunger, featuring interviews with the composer, Iarla Ó Lionáird and director Tom Creed, and remembering Colin Mawby (1936-2019) - amplify #4
Episode 4 of CMC’s fortnightly podcast features interviews with Donnacha Dennehy, Iarla Ó Lionáird and Tom Creed on Dennehy’s recent opera, ‘The Hunger’, and former RTÉ producer and RTÉ lyric fm station head Seamus Crimmins on composer and choral conductor Colin Mawby, who died recently. Production - Jonathan Grimes Recording and editing - Keith Fennell The feature on Donnacha Dennehy's The Hunger was devised and researched by Maynooth University music lecturer and researcher, Stephanie Ford. Show Notes Donnacha Dennehy www.donnachadennehy.com Iarla Ó Lionáird iarla.com Tom Creed tomcreed.org The Hunger - Abbey Theatre www.abbeytheatre.ie/whats-on/the-hunger Music The Hunger The Hunger: Black Potatoes, Iarla Ó Lionáird, Alarm Will Sound, conductor Alan Pierson - 00:02, 20:28, 23:23, 28:39 The Hunger: I Feared He Would Die, Alarm Will Sound, conductor Alan Pierson - 06:17, 26:18 Grá agus Bás, Iarla Ó Lionáird, Crash Ensemble, conductor Alan Pierson - 09:09, 12:38, 15:55 Stainless Staining, Lisa Moore - 14:52 Grá agus Bás, Iarla Ó Lionáird, Crash Ensemble, conductor Alan Pierson - 15:55 The Hunger: I Have Seen and Handled the Black Bread, Katherine Manley, Alarm Will Sound, conductor Alan Pierson 17:20 The Hunger: The Keening, Iarla Ó Lionáird, Katherine Manley, Alarm Will Sound, conductor Alan Pierson - 31:44 Colin Mawby Ave verum corpus, Westminster Catherdral Choir, City of London Sinfonia, conductor James O’Donnell - 32:51, 41:16 When David Heard, Chamber Choir Ireland - 36:49 O magnum mysterium, Kölner Kantorei, conductor Volker Hempfling - 38:44
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December 5, 2019
The Golden Age for contemporary music from Ireland? Songs in the Irish language, and rediscovering Irish women composers from the twentieth century - amplify #3
Episode 3 of CMC’s new podcast features an interview with Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival artistic director, Graham McKenzie, Dáirine Ní Mheadhra on her project to commission Irish composers to write songs using Irish language texts, and CMC Scholar-in-residence Orla Shannon on the music and lives of twentieth-century Irish women composers Ina Boyle and Joan Trimble. Presented by Jonathan Grimes and Evonne Ferguson. Recording and production - Keith Fennell  Editing - Jonathan Grimes Show Notes Ann Cleare https://www.cmc.ie/composers/ann-cleare Riot Ensemble http://riotensemble.com/ Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival https://hcmf.co.uk/ CMC at HCMF https://www.cmc.ie/news/11202019–2125/cmc–2019-huddersfield-contemporary-music-festival Irish Language Art Song Project https://www.cmc.ie/AmhrainEalaineGhaeilge Joan Trimble https://www.cmc.ie/composers/joan-trimble Ina Boyle http://www.inaboyle.org/ Music Ann Cleare - Glór / Voice, Gavan Ring (voice), Louise Thomas (piano) - 00:02 Ann Cleare - Eyam V, RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra - 3:25, 12:04 Andrew Hamilton - An dóigh leat? Do you think?, Rachel Kelly (voice), John Hess (piano) - 14:22, 16:06 Jennifer Walshe - 12 Amhrán Faoi Athrú Aeráide / 12 Climate Change Songs, Anna Devin (voice), John Hess (piano) - 19:04 John Kinsella - Bóithre Bána / White Roads, Gavan Ring (voice), Louise Thomas (piano) - 22:11 Ryan Molloy - Ceoltóir na nÉan / Bird Singer, Rachel Kelly (voice), John Hess (piano) - 23:20, 24:28 Linda Buckley - Sólás / Solace, Rachel Kelly (voice), John Hess (piano) - 28:21, 30:02 Joan Trimble - Green Rain, Carolyn Dobbin (voice), Iain Burnside (piano) - 32:22 Ina Boyle - Symphony No. 1 ‘Glencree’ (second movement), RTÉ Concert Orchestra, conductor Kenneth Montgomery - 34:46, 45:56 Ina Boyle - Sleep Song, Aylish Kerrigan (voice), Dearbhla Collins (piano) - 41:02 Joan Trimble - Girl’s Song, Carolyn Dobbin (voice), Iain Burnside (piano) - 43:27
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November 21, 2019
New music and public broadcasting with composer Jürgen Simpson, and a Lifetime Achievement Award for John Kinsella - amplify #2 (7 November 2019)
The second episode of the Contemporary Music Centre's fortnightly podcast features a conversation recorded in Limerick with composer Jürgen Simpson on new music and broadcasting; as well as marking John Kinsella’s Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Concert Hall, Dublin ahead of the premiere of his 11th Symphony later this month. The episode is presented by Evonne Ferguson and Jonathan Grimes. Subscribe to the Podcast here. Recording and production - Keith Fennell Editing - Jonathan Grimes / Jürgen Simpson Show Notes Jürgen Simpson https://www.cmc.ie/composers/jurgen-simpson Music John Kinsella - Symphony No. 6, RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra, John Kinsella Orchestral Works - 00:31 Jürgen Simpson - Air India [redacted] - 03:44 Jürgen Simpson - Air India [redacted] - 06:41 Jürgen Simpson - Sigilum - 16:22 Jürgen Simpson - Air India [redacted] - 25:15 Gráinne Mulvey - Aeolus - 27:45 Roger Doyle - Orange Moonlamp - 31:22 journalofmusic.com/focus/lyric-fm-needs-new-vision-not-more-cuts www.cmc.ie/news/10242019–1037/john-kinsella-receives-lifetime-achievement-award-national-concert-hall crosscurrents.ie
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November 7, 2019
Making a living as a composer - Amanda Feery on the worsening economic conditions for artists living in Dublin: amplify #1 (22 October 2019)
In the first episode of CMC's new fortnightly podcast, Evonne Ferguson and Jonathan Grimes talk with composer Amanda Feery about her recent work at the Dublin Fringe Festival, writing for symphonic wind band, making a living as a composer in Dublin and the worsening economic conditions for artists living in the capital, and why she chose to move back to Ireland from the US. Recorded in CMC in October 2019 cmc.ie Amanda Feery https://www.cmc.ie/composers/amanda-feery https://soundcloud.com/amandafeery Music Squarepushers, Quince Ensemble - 3:25 https://www.cmc.ie/music/squarepushers Give Us The Night, Third Coast Percussion - 15:05 This is the House Of, Mizzou New Music Initiative - 34:10 Vultures, Crash Ensemble - 40:08 Nine Weeks https://www.irishtimes.com/culture/stage/nine-weeks-review-extraordinary-performance-which-gives-voice-to-the-inexpressible–1.4016197 Ball State Symphony Band https://www.bsu.edu/academics/collegesanddepartments/music/ensembles/bands/symphony-band Heartworm (clip) https://twitter.com/amandafeery/status/1175037921767886849 Irish National Opera Studio https://www.irishnationalopera.ie/ Evangelia Rigaki - This Hostel Life https://www.irishnationalopera.ie/whats-on/current-upcoming-productions/this-hostel-life Stephen McNeff - Banished https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/stephen-mcneffs-banished-at-kilmainham-gaol-museum-tickets–50368700138 Donnacha Dennehy - Second Violinist https://thesecondviolinist.ie/ New Music Dublin https://www.cmc.ie/content/new-music-dublin–2019 CrashLands https://www.crashensemble.com/crashlands Recording and production - Keith Fennell Editing - Jonathan Grimes
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October 22, 2019
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