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NCH’s Perspectives series sees leading international and Irish artists explore contemporary and innovative expressions of music. Damon Albarn, singer, songwriter, composer, producer and founder member of Blur, Gorillaz and The Good, The Bad and The Queen, will unveil his new project The Nearer the Fountain, More Pure the Stream Flows inspired by the Icelandic landscape. Laurie Anderson will perform two unique concerts for Dublin, following her 2017 NCH residency. British multi-instrumentalist David Coulter re-imagines major opus by Tom Waits with Swordfishtrombones Revisited in a special concert featuring Lisa O’Neill, Nadine Shah, Sarah Blasko and Dorian Wood.  Techno artist Pantha Du Prince presents Conference of Trees which translates the communication of trees into a new electronic piece for ensemble in a new immersive audio-visual performance combining club culture, new music, visual poetry and speculative science.

Presented by NCH
Media partner The Irish Times
Innovation Partner Davy


The Performances