Over three weeks in September (7th – 25th), Composing the Island will present 29 concerts of orchestral, choral, instrumental, song and chamber music by Irish composers written between 1916 and 2016.
How this music developed, and the times and circumstances in which it was written will unfold over 3 weeks of concerts which will include 6 major orchestral concerts performed by the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra and the RTÉ Concert Orchestra, concerts of choral, chamber, song, mixed ensembles and instrumental music recitals, by Ireland’s leading performers will including Crash Ensemble, Chamber Choir Ireland, Concorde, Vanbrugh Quartet, Fidelio Trio, Hugh Tinney, and Robin Tritschler.
Crash Ensemble's second concert for the series presents music from the here and now including performances by composers Roger Doyle, Raymond Deane and Andrew Hamilton.
Deirdre Gribbin Invitation to a journey (extract) (2014)
Judith Ring Swelt belly at dawn (2013)
Barry O'Halpin Lipids (2014)
Roger Doyle Performance by composer
Linda Buckley Fiol (2008)
Deirdre McKay Ice Etchings (2002)
Raymond Deane Performance by composer
Donnacha Dennehy Bulb (2006)
Andrew Hamilton Performance by composer
Garrett Sholdice Tanka for Aki Takahashi (prelude #5) (2012)
Ed Bennett Magnetic (2010)
Jonathan Nangle Pause (2014)
Kevin Volans White Man Sleeps (1997)
Sponsored by Bord na Móna and presented by RTÉ and the National Concert Hall as part of RTÉ 1916 and Ireland 2016.