Contemporary Music Centre, Ireland

The performance, the first in CMC’s 2012 new music::new Ireland series, takes place from 6.00-7.00pm on Wednesday, 29 February 2012 at the Kevin Barry Room of the National Concert Hall and features composer and guitarist Dave Flynn and violinist Aoife Ní Bhriain. The duo will perform music by Alyson Barber, Jerome de Bromhead, Dave Flynn, and Eric Sweeney.

Alyson Barber’s Drone was originally written for two violins and has been rewritten especially for the featured combination of violin and guitar. A new violin and guitar version of Eric Sweeney’s 1998 violin and cello work, Comhra also features, as does Jerome de Bromhead’s recent work Augury and Dave Flynn’s work dedicated to Barack Obama, Toccata for Obama.

Though primarily known as a composer, Dave Flynn is one of Ireland’s leading guitarists, and has developed a unique style, which draws on his experience in many different music genres from classical to…

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