Dear Dirty Dublin

                                      The Dublin Lockout 1913

The Contemporary Music Centre, The Royal Irish Academy of Music and Dublin City Gallery ,The Hugh Lane  present ‘ Dear Dirty Dublin’ , a special concert commemorating the Dublin Lockout 1913. The event will take place in Dublin City Gallery,The Hugh Lane Gallery, Parnell Square on Saturday 1st February 2014 at 3 pm. Admission is free.

The concert will feature music by the  composers Vincent Kennedy and Michael Holohan  inspired by the city of Dublin and its history. The music will be complemented by readings from the writings of Yeats,Clarke, Kavanagh, Behan, Larkin and Connolly. Donal O’ Kelly actor and playwright will read September 1913 by W.B.Yeats.This poem  has a resonant connection with the Lockout and the early turbulent history of The Hugh Lane Gallery.

The compositions will include:
Tommy Donnybrook,  s-Trumpet City and  Soliloquy to a City  by Vincent KennedyDublin Street Cries,  All In , All In,  James Connolly and Jim Larkin ripby Michael Holohan.

Performers will include The  R.I.A.M. singers, conductor Margaret BridgeGerry Cullen, (Voice Squad) singer Vincent Kennedy,trumpet , Brian Dunning, flute,Niamh Mc Donough , piano, Breifne Holohan guitar, The Drogheda String Ensemble, Donal O’Kelly, actor.

Dear Dirty Dublin is an expansion of the musical project Musical Tales which toured The Dublin City  Libraries in April 2013. It was devised by The Contemporary Music Centre in association with One City One Book (Dublin City Council).This concert is the final artistic event associated with  Dublin Divided: September 1913 exhibition which was curated by Dr Margarita Cappock.

In association with the  Sundays at Noon, The Contemporary Music Centre’s Musical Tales/ One City One Book Project and Dublin Divided: September 1913 exhibition at the Dublin City Gallery , The Hugh Lane.

With the support of  Dublin City Council, The Contemporary Music Centre, Sundays at Noon , Create Louth, ICTU Lockout Centenary 1913-2013 and SIPTU.

Old Drogheda Society - History, Archaeology & Heritage Millmount, Drogheda, Co. Louth, Ireland. Tel. 041-9833097

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