Grete Pedersen – New Music Dublin

St Ann's Church, Dublin

3 March 2019


Kaija SaariahoNuits, adieux
Orjan MatreOrphic Songs - Rite
Anne BoydAs I crossed a bridge of dreams
Louis Andriessen Un Beau Baiser
Rhona Clarke The Kiss
Deirdre McKaysable qui glisse World Premiere
Maja Linderoth Sonnet form denatured prose


Chamber Choir Ireland
Grete PedersenGuest Conductor

As part of New Music Dublin 2019, Chamber Choir Ireland is joined by the renowned Norwegian conductor Grete Pedersen for a thrilling concert of contemporary choral music that includes works by Kaija Saariaho and Ørjan Matre. One of the most renowned conductors in the international choral scene, Grete Pedersen is Artistic Director and Chief Conductor of the Norwegian Soloists’ Choir and is founder of the Oslo Chamber Choir which she directed until 2004. A highly sought after guest conductor, Pedersen has worked with the Eric Ericson Chamber Choir, Swedish Radio Choir, Netherlands Radio Chor, Netherlands Chamber Choir, Danish National Vocal Ensemble and Choir, Rundfunkchor Berlin, Pro Coro Canada, World Youth Choir among others. This is her first concert in Ireland. “In resonant but clearly defined sound, Grete Pedersen brings a marvellous mixture of earthiness and refinement.” Gramophone Magazine