|Features by Date|
Béal Festival: Interview with David Bremner and Elizabeth Hilliard [October]
David Bremner and Elizabeth Hilliard, talk about the Béal contemporary music and poetry festival, which takes place on 3-4 November 2010 in Dublin.
Interview with Brian Irvine [October]
Brian Irvine talks about his current opera projects 'Postcards from Dumbworld', which is premiered in Belfast during October 2010, and the People's Opera which takes place next year in Carlow.
Interview with Donnacha Dennehy [October]
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.
Interview with Ian Wilson [September]
CMC Director Evonne Ferguson speaks to Ian Wilson about his Artist in the Community Scheme project which culminates in a new work for the Donegal Chamber Orchestra.
Interview with Linda Buckley, Bob Gilmore and Judith Ring [August]
Jonathan Grimes talks to Linda Buckley, Bob Gilmore and Judith Ring about the release of the new CD Dubh from the Ergodos label.
Kaleidoscope Night: Interview with Clíodhna Ryan [August]
Highlights from a concert recorded in April 2010 featuring pianist Izumi Kimura and clarinetist Paul Roe, presented in association with CMC as part of the Diatribe Solo Series 1 CD launch.
Interview with William Dowdall [April]
Flautist William Dowdall speaks to Jonathan Grimes about his latest solo CD release 'Works for Solo Flute', contemporary flute techniques, and the importance of performing and presenting new Irish music.
Interview with Garrett Sholdice and Benedict Schlepper-Connolly [March]
Garrett Sholdice and Benedict Schlepper-Connolly talk to Jonathan Grimes about the Ergodos Festival MMX which takes place on 2-3 April 2010, new works, and optimism for new music in Ireland.
Interview with Raymond Deane [March]
Raymond Deane talks to Jonathan Grimes about his upcoming portrait concert at the Purcell Room in London on 29 March 2010.
Crash Ensemble: Free State V [March]
Interviews with Enda Bates, Ed Bennett and Gráinne Mulvey, whose music features in the Crash Ensemble's Free State V concert on 5 March 2010.
Interview with Deirdre Gribbin [February]
Deirdre Gribbin talks to Jonathan Grimes about the new CD of her orchestral works, Venus Blazing, writing for orchestra, the use of staging and lighting in her works, and upcoming projects in 2010-11.
Interview with Frank Corcoran [January]
Composer Frank Corcoran talks on video to Jonathan Grimes about his current and future work in 2010.
SoundSet perform in CMC [December]
Highlights from the debut performance of the SoundSet Ensemble, which took place on 15 December 2010 in CMC's new Platform for Performance space.
new music::new Ireland Salon series 2010 [December]
Highlights from CMC's new music::new Ireland Salon series, which took place at the Kevin Barry Room at the National Concert Hall on 10, 17 November 2010. The series featured the ConTempo Quartet and John Feeley, guitar.
Future of Music in the Digital World Conference [July]
Reactions and coverage of CMC's conference on The Future of Music in the Digital World which took place on 11 June 2010.
Diatribe Solo Series 1 CD Launch and Concert [June]
CMC New Music Marathon 2010 [May]
New Music Marathon, an annual showcase event of student composers' work which took place on 23 April 2010 in the University of Limerick.
Contemporary Music from Ireland, Volume Nine [April]
A special video presentation on CMC's latest promotional CD in the series, Contemporary Music from Ireland, featuring interviews with a number of composers whose work is included on the CD.