Composer and director of the Crash Ensemble, Donnacha Dennehy talks to Jonathan Grimes about his new work, That the Night Come, for grammy-award winning American singer Dawn Upshaw, working with texts and his interest in vocal music, and his 2007 work for Sean Nós singer, Iarla Ó Lionáird.
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Audio version of the complete interviewInterview with Donnacha Dennehy by CMCIreland
The work was premiered by the Crash Ensemble and Dawn Upshaw at a concert at the Irish Museum of Modern Art on 2 October 2010 alongside Dennehy’s 2007 work, Grá agus Bás, for internationally distinguished sean nós singer, Iarla O Lionáird.
Donnacha Dennehy was interviewed by Jonathan Grimes at the composer’s house on 22 September 2010.
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