Kilkenny Arts festival: Chamber Choir Ireland perform work by Deirdre McKay and Rhona Clarke

16 August 2019 15:30

Black Abbey

Chamber Choir Ireland
Grete Pederson, conductor

Chamber Choir Ireland led by celebrated Norwegian conductor Grete Pederson, the choir performs an exciting suite of contemporary pieces by a wealth of European composers. Featuring Louis Andriessen’s gorgeous Un Beau Baiser, as well as recent works by leading Irish composers Rhona Clarke and Deirdre McKay.

Programme:

Anne Boyd As I Crossed a Bridge of Dreams
Louis Andriessen Un beau baiser
Ørjan Matre Rite from Orphic Songs
Deirdre McKay sable qui glisse (New Music Dublin Commission – World Premiere)
Rhona Clarke The Kiss
Maja Linderoth Sonata form denatured prose
Kaija Saariaho Nuits, adieux
Contemporary arrangements of Norwegian and Irish folk songs

Tickets and details here

Venue

Black Abbey

Parliament Street
Kilkenny
Ireland

Venue Contact Info

056 776 1497