A podcast from the Contemporary Music Centre, Ireland on new music and composers from Ireland.

History as contested ground: Donnacha Dennehy’s opera The Hunger, featuring interviews with the composer, Iarla Ó Lionáird and director Tom Creed, and remembering Colin Mawby (1936-2019) - amplify #4
Dec 5 • 41 min
Episode 4 of CMC’s fortnightly podcast features interviews with Donnacha Dennehy, Iarla Ó Lionáird and Tom Creed on Dennehy’s recent opera, ‘The Hunger’, and former RTÉ producer and RTÉ lyric fm station head Seamus Crimmins on composer and choral…
The Golden Age for contemporary music from Ireland? Songs in the Irish language, and rediscovering Irish women composers from the twentieth century - amplify #3
Nov 21 • 47 min
Episode 3 of CMC’s new podcast features an interview with Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival artistic director, Graham McKenzie, Dáirine Ní Mheadhra on her project to commission Irish composers to write songs using Irish language texts, and CMC…
New music and public broadcasting with composer Jürgen Simpson, and a Lifetime Achievement Award for John Kinsella - amplify #2 (7 November 2019)
Nov 7 • 42 min
The second episode of the Contemporary Music Centre’s fortnightly podcast features a conversation recorded in Limerick with composer Jürgen Simpson on new music and broadcasting; as well as marking John Kinsella’s Lifetime Achievement Award from the…
Making a living as a composer - Amanda Feery on the worsening economic conditions for artists living in Dublin: amplify #1 (22 October 2019)
Oct 22 • 44 min
In the first episode of CMC’s new fortnightly podcast, Evonne Ferguson and Jonathan Grimes talk with composer Amanda Feery about her recent work at the Dublin Fringe Festival, writing for symphonic wind band, making a living as a composer in Dublin and…