Various performances, discussions and workshops are taking place this week in Waterford as part of Waterford New Music Week. The theme of this year’s festival, run by the Department of Creative and Performing Arts at Waterford Institute of Technology in association with Garter Lane Arts Centre, is “New Music – New Audiences” and new works by over 30 composers will be performed throughout the week.
As part of the festival, the Contemporary Music Centre are hosting a free lunchtime concert of new Irish music featuring Paul Roe (clarinet) and Kate Ellis (cello) in the Central Library, Lady Lane from 1-2pm on Wednesday 6th February. The programme will include solos and duos by Linda Buckley, Deirdre McKay, Emma O’Halloran and Eric Sweeney.
The festival takes place with support from the Arts Council and Waterford City Council. For a full brochure listing all events taking place see http://www.wit.ie/news/details/events/new_music_week_2013