Anáil Dé

Wednesday, 1 April 2009

Anáil Dé – The Breath Of God
with The Crash Ensemble

Wednesday 1st April, St Mary's Cathedral, Nicholas Street Limerick

Note Productions is pleased to announce to further performances of Anáil Dé - The Breath Of God, a major new work by iconoclastic composerGavin Bryars for arguably the finest Irish singer of his generation, Iarla O'Lionáird at Waterford New Music Week and St Mary's Cathedral, Limerick.

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 a 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’Lionáird 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.

The Irish World Academy University of Limerick
Gavin Bryars, Iarla  Ó Lionáird and Crash Ensemble: Anáil Dé - The Breath of God
Wednesday 1st April
St Mary's Cathedral, Nicholas Street Limerick
Tickets  €20/€15 available form: 1890 61 61 61Show: 8.00