Friday 28 November, 1:10 pm - St. Fin Barre's Cathedral
FUAIM at the Cathedral
FUAIM returns to St. Fin Barre's Cathedral and welcomes back baritone Thomas Buckner for a concert of new music for voice and electronics.
For more than 40 years, baritone Thomas Buckner has dedicated himself to the world of new and improvised music. Buckner has collaborated with a host of new music composers including Robert Ashley, Noah Creshevsky, Tom Hamilton, Earl Howard, Matthias Kaul, Leroy Jenkins, Bun Ching Lam, Annea Lockwood, Roscoe Mitchell, Phill Niblock, Wadada Leo Smith, Chinary Ung, Christian Wolff and many others. He has made appearances at Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, the Herbst Theatre, the Art Institute of Chicago, the Ostrava Days Festival, the Prague Spring Festival, and the Sibelius Academy in Helsinki. Buckner is featured on over 40 recordings, including 6 of his own solo albums. His most recent solo recording “New Music…more details
Friday 05 December, 1:10 pm - Aula Maxima, UCC
For the final concert of the FUAIM Autumn 2014 season the Vanbrugh String Quartet is joined by acclaimed clarinettist Julian Bliss.
Ian Wilson Quartet No 12: Her Charms Invited
David Bruce: Gumboots (with Julian Bliss, clarinet, bass clarinet)
Julian Bliss, one of the world’s finest solo clarinettists, excels as concerto soloist, chamber musician, jazz artist, masterclass leader, public speaker and tireless musical explorer. He has inspired a generation of young players, as guest lecturer and creator of the Leblanc Bliss range of affordable clarinets, and introduced a large new audience to his instrument. The breadth and depth of Julian’s artistry are reflected in the diversity and distinction of his work. He has appeared with many of the world’s leading orchestras, including the London Philharmonic, BBC Symphony Orchestra, City of Birmingham Symphony…more details