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RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra 2013-2014

MAVERICKS & UNICORNS
TUESDAY 28 JANUARY, 1.05pm

NATIONAL CONCERT HALL

HORIZONS 2014 CONTEMPORARY MUSIC SERIES
FEATURED COMPOSER BRIAN IRVINE

FRANK ZAPPA Dupree's Paradise (1979) [7']
BRIAN IRVINE Big Daddy Motorhead (2009) [10']
BRIAN IRVINE À mon seul désir for orchestra and violin (2014) [20']
(Violin Concerto). RTE Commission (World premiere)
Please see note at * below
CHARLES IVES The Unanswered Question (1946')[5']

DARRAGH MORGAN violin
GAVIN MALONEY conductor
Presenter BERNARD CLARKE, RTÉ lyric fm

MAVERICKS & UNICORNS
'A collection of musical enigmas in which an bunch of urban misfits discuss life at a 6am downtown jam session, a lady and a unicorn embark on a medieval exploration of the senses, a cosmic landscape asks a curious question and Big Daddy, Lemmy and the Dali Lama learn to dance with horses and sing like Ruby Murray'.
Brian Irvine

Composer in Conversation 12.30pm
In association with Contemporary Music Centre
CMC Director Evonne Ferguson with composer Brian Irvine

* Re Brian Irvine's new work, À mon seul désir : Brian Irvine will talk through selected excerpts from this new violin concerto with presenter Bernard Clarke on stage prior to the premiere.

Concert will be recorded for broadcast on Nova on RTÉ lyric fm
(Sunday 2 February, 8-10pm)

TICKETS: FREE TICKETED EVENT
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