The Lighthouse

CRASHLANDS: Earagail Arts Festival

The Lighthouse,

Sunday, 23 July 2017


To mark their 20th anniversary at the cutting edge of contemporary classical music, Crash Ensemble present Crashlands – a ground breaking new music project. This ambitious collaboration commissions and showcases new work from 20 Irish and international composers, premiered at unusual rural locations across Ireland. Founded in 1997 by composer Donnacha Dennehy, some of the most distinctive living composers from Terry Riley to Louis Andriessen have written for the group, whilst many well-known artists from diverse musical backgrounds including Gavin Friday, Lisa Hannigan, Íarla Ó Lionáird (The Gloaming), Richard Reed Parry (Arcade Fire) and Beth Orton have performed with the ensemble.