Anáil Dé - The Breath Of God (Solstice, Navan)

Saturday, 15 November 2008

Note Productions is pleased to presented the premiere performance of Anáil Dé - The Breath Of God is a major new work by iconoclastic composer Gavin Bryars for arguably the finest Irish singer of his generation, Iarla Ó’Lionáird.

Anáil Dé - The Breath Of God is based on pre-1600 texts from Ancient Irish spiritual manuscripts selected by the artists. The premiere concerts will be performed by Gavin Bryars, Iarla Ó’Lionáird and The Crash Ensemble. This new project is a unique and special meeting of traditional Irish music and modern European composition. Gavin Bryars is best known for his iconoclastic works such as Jesus Blood Never Failed Me Yet and The Sinking of the Titanic. Iarla Ó’Lionáirds acclaimed work fuses the traditions of sean-nós with modern electronic music and soundscapes.

Anáil Dé is a new commission funded by the The Arts Council of Ireland and RTE lyric fm and produced by Note Productions.

Friday 14th November, IMMA / Royal Hospital Kilmainham, Dublin
Tickets 25 Euro (including booking fee).
Bookings: and, 0818 719 300 (Ticketmaster), and Claddagh Records.
Ticketmaster telephone and internet bookings subject to a maximum 12.5% service charge, agents 2 Euro.
Doors: 8.00pm; show starts 8.30pm.

Saturday 15th November, Solstice Arts Centre, Navan
Tickets: 25 / 20 Euro (concession)
Bookings: 046 909 2300 or from
Credit Card bookings fee 1 Euro. Online booking fee 1.75 Euro
Show 8.00pm