ACM Global Connections – Irish Composers

Friday, May 6, 2016
Assembly Hall

Friday, May 6, 2016


Assembly Hall

Access Contemporary Music’s three-concert Global Connections series concludes with a program of music by Irish composers presented in association with the Contemporary Music Centre in Dublin.  Three generations of living composers will be featured including a work by Jane O’Leary, ACM’s second-ever Composer Alive commission.

Judith Ring
Enda Bates
Dave Fennessy
Ed Bennett
Ian Wilson
Deirdre McKay

Eliza Bangert – flute
Alyson Berger – cello
Sebastian Huydts – piano
Christie Miller – clarinet
Jeff Yang – violin

About the Ensemble

The Palomar Ensemble is the performance wing of ACM, a Chicago-based music ensemble specializing in the performance of the music of living composers. Led by Artistic Director Francesco Milioto, Palomar performs in diverse venues throughout the Chicago area including the Pritzker Pavilion at Millennium Park, Chicago Cultural Center, the Empty Bottle, Green Mill and many more.

In addition to performing throughout Chicago, Palomar has been invited to perform on festivals and other contemporary music events throughout the world including the Beijing Modern Music Festival, the Conservatoire Claude Debussy in Paris, Stanford University’s Pan-Asian Festival and UNAM in Mexico City among others.

Open to the public.  Doors open at 6:30. Concert begins at 7, followed by a reception with the musicians at 7:45.  Concert continues at 8.

Tickets are $20 at the door, $15 online, $8 students and seniors.  Buy tickets here.

Sponsored by the Global Voices Performing Arts Series, the International House Weil Parker Fund for Performing Arts, and Access Contemporary Music. Presented in conjunction with the Contemporary Music Center in Dublin.

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