Crescent Festival Of Irish Contemporary Music 2021

12 November 2021 14:00 - 13 November 2021 19:30


Friday 12th November 

Online Composition Workshop with Rhona Clarke
2pm - Zoom

Saturday 13th November

Morning Coffee Concert  - Premiere of A fine example of how (not) to live by John McLachlan

Time: 11:30am
Venue: The Gallery at Green Acres, Wexford

Performer: Paul Roe, Clarinet
Description: Join clarinettist Paul Roe and composer John McLachlan for this premiere performance of a specially-commissioned new work. A fine example of how (not) to live is a soundscape for clarinet and tape featuring the writings of author Leland Bardwell.

Lunchtime Concert "A Modern View of Ancient Ireland - new works for saxophone and electronics"

Time: 1:05pm
Venue: The Gallery at Green Acres, Wexford

Performer: Robert Finegan, Saxophone
Acclaimed saxophonist Robert Finegan presents a programme of newly-commissioned works by contemporary Irish composers John Buckley, Finola Merivale, Christopher Moriarty and Ian Wilson for saxophone and electronics. 

Afternoon Concert "Crescent Featured Composer 2021 - Rhona Clarke"

Time: 3:30pm
Venue: The Gallery at Green Acres, Wexford

Performer: Hard Rain SoloistEnsemble - Daniel Browel, Piano and Dave McCann, Cello
Join Hard Rain SoloistEnsemble members Daniel Browel (piano) and David McCann (cello) as they perform a special programme of an array of solo and duo works by Crescent Featured Composer 2021 Rhona Clarke. 

Evening Festival Concert

Time: 7:30pm
Venue: The Gallery at Green Acres, Wexford

Performers: The Degani Piano Trio, Emma Nash (soprano) & Rebecca Warren (piano).
Description: The renowned Degani Piano Trio perform a selection of works showcasing the immense talent and rich output of Ireland's composers including Rhona Clarke, Marian Ingoldsby, Philip Martin, John Buckley and Joan Trimble. Emma Nash, soprano, will perform works by Ina Boyle, Andrew Synnott and Aloys Fleischmann accompanied by pianist Rebecca Warren. They will also perform the premiere of Everlasting Voices, a new work by Rhona Clarke commissioned especially for Crescent 2021.