New Music:New Ireland CD Launch, Irish Embassy, London 6th Feb
The Contemporary Music Centre of Ireland releases a new album in its promotional series new music::new Ireland on 6 February. The album, the third in the series, will be launched at a reception at the Irish Embassy in London by the Irish Ambassador to the United Kingdom, Mr Adrian O’Neill.

The launch will feature live performances of pieces by some of the composers featured on the disc, and includes performers Garth Knox, Paul Roe and Elizabeth Hilliard, along with a short interview with composer Kevin O’Connell.

Funded by the Arts Council/An Chomhairle Ealaíon and the Arts Council of Northern Ireland. Featured composers include Ed Bennett, David Fennessy, Jennifer Walshe, Matthew Whiteside, Ryan Molloy, Ailís Ní Ríain, Rob Canning, Siobhán Cleary, Garth Knox and Ann Cleare.

Performers on the album include, among others, the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra, clarinettist Carol McGonnell, Paul Roe and Deirdre O’Leary, pianist Therese Fahy, the Mornington Singers, Concorde, accordionist Dermot Dunne, soprano Elizabeth Hilliard and organist Lauren Redhead.

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