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ONE HERE NOW: A SONIC THEATRE: ANN CLEARE

21st Apr

ONE HERE NOW: A SONIC THEATRE: ANN CLEARE ONE HERE NOW: A SONIC THEATRE: ANN CLEARE

Ann Cleare, photo Justin Hoke

 

ONE HERE NOW: A SONIC THEATRE: ANN CLEARE
As part of One Here Now: The Brian O’Doherty / Patrick Ireland Project

Saturday 21 April 7pm

Ann Cleare’s new work, commissioned by Sirius Arts Centre will take the audience on a sonic journey around the colourful labyrinth of Brian O’Doherty’s One Here Now murals, with performers from Tonnta exploring its complex layers and translating them into a theatre of sound and motion.

Kindly supported by the Arts Council of Ireland Open Call Award, the Department of Culture Heritage and the Arts, Cork County Council, Colourtrend, the Port of Cork and the Guesthouse, Cork.

Free event – booking essential. Booking details coming soon.

Ann Cleare
Ann Cleare hails from county Offaly, and works in the areas of concert music, opera, extended sonic environments, and hybrid instrumental design. Her work has been commissioned and presented by major broadcasters such as the BBC, NPR, ORF, RTÉ, SWR, WDR for festivals such as Gaudeamus, Wittenertage fur Neue Kammermusik, International Music Institute Darmstadt, Bludenzer Tage zeitgemäßer Musik, IMATRONIC at ZKM, and MATA, working with ensembles such as: ICE, ELISION, JACK Quartet, Ensemble Nikel, Yarn/Wire, Crash Ensemble, ensemble mosaik, The BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Through working with some of the most progressive musicians of our time, she has established a reputation for creating innovative forms of music, both in its presentation, and within the music itself. Ann studied at University College Cork, IRCAM, and holds a Ph.D. from Harvard University. Her scores are published by Project Schott New York. She is Associate Lecturer in Composition at the University of York in England. As an artistic collaborator with Dublin Sound Lab, she will work on developing their programming and production of electronic music over the coming years. Ann is Projects Officer with Sounding the Feminists, a collective championing principles of equality, fairness, inclusivity, and diversity in Irish musical life. More info can be found on her website.

Tonnta 
Tonnta is a music company and vocal ensemble dedicated to new music led by vocalist and composer Robbie Blake. Tonnta champions interdisciplinary creation of music performance, it’s sound is vibrant and dynamic and it’s work brushes against the worlds of contemporary dance, theatre and live art. Tonnta believes in creating experiences for all, prioritising making performances and events that are fully accessible. Recent performances include Town Choir in the Dublin Fringe Festival September 2017 and an international collaboration with Canadian performance company Theatre Replacement.

Tonnta is supported by Smock Alley Theatre as company-in-residence.

 

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Ann Cleare, photo Justin Hoke

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