Monday, 11 July 2011

UPDATE: THE REICH EFFECT


FESTIVAL
Wed 27 – Sun 31
The Reich Effect
Cork Opera House is proud to present The Reich Effect, a five day festival marking the 75th year of the Pulitzer Prize winning composer, Steve Reich. See more information at www.reicheffect.tumblr.com.
Exclusive festival tickets, a special package of 5 shows for only €100,  will also be available from Cork Opera House.

REICH EFFECT: FILM - INTERVIEW
Wed 27 July 8pm
STEVE REICH PHASE TO FACE SCREENING
(a film by Eric Darmon & Frank Mallet)
Followed by Steve Reich public interview with John Kelly
Tickets: €20
Booking fee may apply

REICH EFFECT: CONCERT
Thu 28, Sat 30 & Sun 31 July, 7pm
THE QUIET CLUB
The Quiet Club are Mick O’Shea and Danny McCarthy, pushing the boundaries of sound making and listening by employing a wide range of devices ranging from theremins to homemade instruments and stones.They will be joined by a number of special guests, including Kate Ellis, John Godfrey and more.

REICH EFFECT: CONCERT
Thu 28 July, 6pm
COUNTERPOINT 
The opening concert of The Reich Effect brings together some of Ireland’s most talented musicians to perform four classics from the Reich canon. Counterpoint is a series of works for soloists accompanied by pre-recorded layers of themselves with the live player participating in the on-going counterpoint as well as more extended melodies.
Tickets: €20.00
Booking fee may apply

REICH EFFECT: CONCERT
Thu 28 July, 8pm
KRONOS QUARTET
After winning the Polar Music Prize Award 2011 and also the prestigious Avery Fisher Prize, Cork Opera House are thrilled to have such esteemed musicians in our midst to be part of what promises to be a remarkable festival celebrating the work of Reich.
Tickets: €38.50
Booking fee may apply

REICH EFFECT: CONCERT, CLUB
Thu 28 July 10pm The Half Moon Theatre
KALEIDOSCOPE FOLLOWED BY DONAL DINEEN
Kaleidoscope Night is curated by Kate Ellis and Clíodhna Ryan and has quickly become a hot ticket event on the musical calendar in Ireland.
Kaleidoscope Night will be performed by some of Ireland's finest musicians, including Kate Ellis & Clíodhna Ryan themselves, Deirdre Moynihan, Linda Buckley, Marja Gaynor, Malachy Robinson, James Taylor, Owen Gunnell and a whole host of other Irish talents. This special event will be followed by DJ extraordinaire Donal Dineen.
Tickets: €20
Booking fee may apply

REICH EFFECT: CONCERT
Fri 29 July, 6pm
Drumming
This performance features musicians O Duo, (Owen Gunnell & Oliver Cox), Stephen Kelly and Alex Petcu Colan. Cork Opera House has commissioned Nic Gareiss to choreograph and perform Clapping Music as part of this concert.
Tickets: €20
Booking fee may apply
  
REICH EFFECT:  CONCERT
Fri 29 July, 8pm at City Hall
RTÉ CORK PROMS - RTÉ Concert Orchestra
The RTÉ Concert Orchestra explore the Reich effect at work in composers Jonny Greenwood of Radiohead, Kjartan Sveinsson of Sigur Rós and Nico Muhly, as well as performing Eight Lines by Steve Reich himself. 
Tickets: €30
Booking fee may apply

REICH EFFECT: CLUB
Fri 29 July 10pm at The Pavillion Club
Reich Festival Club
This evening is presented in association with Electric Underground and features performances by Boxcutter and Toby Kaar, and the finalists of the REICH DRUMMING REMIX COMPETITION.
Tickets: €10
Booking fee may apply

REICH EFFECT: CONCERT
Sat 30 July, 6pm at The Firkin Crane
Phases
Featuring performances by Ciara Moroney, Micheal Joyce and Lizabeth Cooney, with dance commission by Nic Gareiss. Phases sprang from Steve Reich's 1965 experiment with recorded tapes of a Pentecostal preacher’s voice. 
Tickets: €20
Booking fee may apply

REICH EFFECT: CONCERT
Sat 30 July 8pm
LONDON SINFONIETTA AND SYNERGY VOCALS
One of the world’s most influential contemporary music ensembles, the London Sinfonietta, perform Reich’s seminal Music for 18 Musicians. They are joined bySynergy Vocals for the iconic blend of voices and instruments, filled with recurring phrases and gently shimmering harmonies and regularly shifting patter.
Tickets: €38.50
Booking fee may apply

REICH EFFECT: CONCERT
Sat 30 July 10pm at the Savoy Theatre Club
EFTERKLANG WITH DANÍEL BJARNASON AND THEIR MESSING ORCHESTRA
Efterklang + Daniel Bjarnason & Their Messing Orchestra is a special 17 piece band that debuted at the Cross Linx festival tour in February earlier this year. It is Efterklang with Daniel James (of Canon Blue) on guitar, Heather Broderick on piano and Peter Broderick on vibes and steel drum.
They will be joined by the brilliant Icelandic composer Daniel Bjarnason on Rhodes.
Tickets: €25
Booking fee may apply

 REICH EFFECT: CONCERT
Sun 31 July 6pm at Triskel Christchurch
JOHANN JOHANNSSON WITH THE ISKRA STRING QUARTET
Jóhann Jóhannsson is an Icelandic musician, composer and producer.  Firmly t the forefront of adventurous music in Iceland, Johann’s stately, slow-building and hauntingly melodic music has been quietly bewitching listeners for years.
Tickets: €20
Booking fee may apply

REICH EFFECT: CONCERT
Sun 31 July, 8pm
CRASH ENSEMBLE
Ireland’s foremost contemporary music ensemble perform a magnificent programme with Íarla Ó Lionáird and Gavin Friday. Since 1997, Crash has attracted enthusiastic audiences to its ground-breaking new music concert experiences, engaging the most adventurous music of today
Tickets: €25
Booking fee may apply

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