Gerald Barry Alice's Adventures Under Ground
New Music Dublin
Saturday 4th March, 7.30pm
Room: Main Auditorium
Prices: €35, €29.50, €23.50, €15 (Choir Balcony)
10% discount for Friends of the National Concert Hall
Festival Package Ticket Offer: Book tickets to the three evening concerts in the Main Auditorium and receive a 15% discount. Click HERE to avail of this offer.
RTÉ Concert Orchestra
Thomas Adès conductor
Cast: Claudia Boyle, Clare Presland, Hilary Summers, Joshua Bloom, Peter Tantsits, Daniel Norman and Stephen Richardson.
Gerald Barry Alice’s Adventures Under Ground (concert performance) [Irish premiere]
Opera through the looking glass: Lewis Carroll meets classical music’s funniest living composer in Gerald Barry’s uproarious new opera. Read a review of the European premiere in the Barbican
The surreal imagination of Carroll collides with the off-the-wall humour of the composer in what will surely be the most entertaining operatic premiere of the year. Nothing is as it seems: apart from a knockout cast conducted by Thomas Adès.
Listen to interviews with Gerald Barry, Barbara Hannigan (who played Alice in the world premiere and conductor Thomas Adès at this link
Pre-Concert Talk - 12 noon, Terrace Cafe
Tom Service in Conversation with Thomas Adès and Gerald BarryFree Admission
The Festival Club is open after the Main Auditorium concerts and free to any New Music Dublin ticketholders
New Music Dublin Festival Club
Friday 3rd March, 10pm
Festival Club curated by Crash Ensemble
Meredith Monk Stringsongs
Christopher Mayo Streets Become Liars
Qasim Naqvi Preamble: Movement One: Preamble and Movement Two: Meg erase meta
New Music Dublin 2017 is a partnership initiative of RTÉ, the National Concert Hall and The Arts Council / An Chomhairle Ealaíon