‘Dogs in Waiting’, Manchester
The double-bassist Heather Bird will give a performance of Ailís’ virtuosic set of pieces for solo double-bass Dogs in Waiting at the opening of a new exhibition of ink drawings of female composers by the artist Margit Van der Zwan at The Koffee Pot, Northern Quarter, Central Manchester on 29th September from 7pm.

Dogs in Waiting (extract)

by Ailís Ní Ríain

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