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Concerts of Ensemble Resonablis in Ireland

Ensemble Resonabilis will give three concerts in Ireland. On October 10 at Irish Writers’ Centre in Dublin and October 11 at Courthouse Gallery in Ennistymon Evening of Irish and Estonian contemporary music and poetry will take place. Resonabilis will perform A Match for voice and cello (2012, text: Algernon Charles Swinburne) by Malle Maltis, Loss of Oneself for voice and flute (2002, text: Ilmar Laaban) by Age Veeroos, North Wind, South Wind for voice, flute, kannel and cello (2010, text: Mawlânâ Jalâluddîn Rûmî, Song of Songs) by Helena Tulve and premiere works by Jane O'Leary, Eugen Birman and John Buckley. Music will be interwoven with poetry by Moya Cannon and Miriam Mcilfatrick-Ksenofontov (read by authors themselves) and contemporary Estonian poetry.

On October 13, Resonabilis will give a concert at St Mary’s Church of Ireland, performing new pieces for Resonabilis from 2014 – Victor Lazzarini, John Buckley, Jane O'Leary and Eugene Birman.

Resonabilis was founded in 2002 by Tarmo Johannes and Kristi Mühling. The first performance was given in the Autumn Festival of Estonian Academy of Music with the premiere of Florete flores by Kristjan Kõrver. The first full concert, „Resonances“, took place on April 9, 2003 during the festival Days of Estonian Music 2003. The ensemble is constantly extending its repertoire in co-operation with different composers. Ensemble Resonabilis (resonabilis in Latin – ringing, sounding) consists of an unique combination of instruments – voice, flute, cello and kannel.