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Cuar

Saturday, 27th April @8pm
Price: €16/€14

Cuar is a chamber music ensemble founded by Neil ÓLochlainn, flute player, improvising double bassist and composer from Clare.

Citing influences as varied as Tommie Potts, Martin Hayes, sean-nós singing and uilleann pipe music, on the one hand; and the Karnatak (South Indian) music tradition, composers Morton Feldman, Béla Bartók and downtown jazz on the other, the music disavows the idea of genre to create a boundaryless style rich in melodic detail. The Irish Times has referred to the group as
“making one of the most significant contributions in Irish music to an elusive hybrid”.

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