hcmf//2012 Opening Concert Donnacha Dennehy Portrait

hcmf// 2012 opens with a portrait concert of the Irish composer Donnacha Dennehy, featuring one of his landmark pieces, Grá Agus Bás (2007) written for Irish sean nós singer Iarla O'Lionaird and the Crash Ensemble.

Released on an album of the same name by Nonesuch Records in May 2011, the work has drawn acclaim internationally. The concert also includes As An Nós (2009), Disposable Dissonance (2010) in a new version for Crash Ensemble, and Glamour Sleeper (2002).

Produced by hcmf// in association with Crash Ensemble; supported by Culture Ireland