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Decoda in Ireland


  • Town Hall Theatre 1 Courthouse Square Galway Ireland (map)

CAPTIVE - Music from the Abyss
An exploration of captivity through the lens of music, film, literature and human rights.

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Decoda Personnel

Carol McGonnell, clarinet - Owen Dalby, violin - Saeunn Thorsteinsdottir, cello -
Elizabeth Joy Roe, piano

with special guests

Finghin Collins, piano - Lynda Lee, soprano - Diarmuid de Faoite, actor -
Professor William A. Schabas, academic specialist


Schedule of Events

Friday 22nd January, 8:00pm
Town Hall Theatre
Thomas Ades "Catch"
Opening talk by Professor William A. Schabas
Messiaen Quartet for the End of Time

Saturday 23rd January, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Town Hall Theatre
Open rehearsal - drop in anytime between 2 and 4 pm and eavesdrop as the artists prepare for the concerts ahead.

Saturday January 23rd, 8:00 pm
Town Hall Theatre
FILM "The Lady in Number 6"
Music from Theresienstadt / Terezin
Songs by Viktor Ullmann, Ilse Weber, Karel Svenk and others

Sunday January 24th, 3:00 pm
Town Hall Theatre
Michel Galante - "C.T.W."
based on Oscar Wilde's 'The Ballad of Reading Gaol'
World Premiere, commissioned by Music for Galway
Interview with Michel Galante and Marc Neikrug
Marc Neikrug - Death Row Memoirs of an Extraterrestrial Irish Premiere

for more information

Earlier Event: January 15
Cello Quartet in Maine
Later Event: January 28
Decoda: Paris, piano, and winds