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New Music Dublin 2018: Defrosted

Garth Knox + Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh

Saturday 22nd September 2018

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New Music Dublin 2018 : Defrosted

A late-night and intimate rendition of music from Garth Knox and Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh's recent highly acclaimed album All Soundings Are True in the intimate surroundings of the NCH Studio. A chance to get up close and personal with Ó Raghallaigh’s beloved hardanger d’amore and Knox’s viola d’amore as they explore the frontiers of traditional music.

"a picaresque exploration…deliciously fleet of foot" **** The Irish Times 
"the missing link between Martin Hayes and Purple Haze" Irish Independent, on Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh
“Utterly original” The Observer, on Garth Knox

Since their debut as part of the National Concert Hall’s ‘Tradition Now’ series in 2015, world renowned musicians Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh and Garth Knox have sculpted a uniquely personal soundworld that draws on a rich shared musical heritage, spanning a wealth of traditional, medieval and contemporary music. This collaboration draws on the "countless intersections that prick the edges of traditional and contemporary music" (Irish Times) and has received rave reviews in all of the limited performances the duo have given to date.

Presented by New Music Dublin with the support of NCH, RTÉ and The Arts Council