Crash & Dennehy in NY

Wednesday, 28 March 2007

On the 28th of March Crash Ensemble will have their first ever
concert in New York. Invited by John Schaefer, of WNCY Radio, to
perform in the final concert of the New Sounds Live 06/07 series, Crash Ensemble will be performing in a double headline concert with the fabulous Trio Mediaeval.

The Crash Ensemble performance will include the world premiere of Dennehy's Stainless Staining,
performed by guest pianist and commissioner, Lisa Moore (of Bang on a
Can All-Stars). The final piece will be the American premiere of Grá agus Bás
(love and death). Written for Iarla Ó Lionáird and Crash Ensemble, the
piece premiered in Dublin this February to a sell out audience and has
created quite a buzz since then. The unique marrying of traditional
Irish sean nós and contemporary classical is a new direction for
Dennehy and an exciting one for Crash Ensemble. We are looking forward
to introducing the American audience to this new brand of contemporary