- (CRASH ENSEMBLE)
- Format: CD
Crash Ensemble are one of Ireland and Europe's most acclaimed contemporary classical music ensembles. They perform a wide breadth of contemporary music from the work of Steve Reich and Philip Glass, to up-and-coming, younger Irish composers. Crash are also known to perform with contemporary indie rock and pop artists such as Sam Amidon, Lisa Hannigan, Adrian Crowley, Richard Reed Parry (Arcade Fire) and many more. Crash have worked extensively in the fields of contemporary opera and have started working with theatre. Ghosts is a record of four pieces specifically written/arranged for the group by some of the leading and most exciting contemporary composers - Nico Muhly (USA), Donnacha Dennehy (Ireland) and Valgeir Sigurðsson (Iceland). It is a document of a lot of what Crash have performed in the past and is a taste of what is to come from the group. Crash Ensemble will appeal to fans of new, adventurous music played with energy and originality. Example of composers frequently performed: Steve Reich, Andrew Hamilton, Linda Buckley, Bryce Dessner, Donnacha Dennehy, Valgeir Sigurðsson, Nico Muhly, David Lang, Deirdre Gribbin.