with Jaakko Mäntyjärvi


Stack Theatre, CIT Cork School of Music

Admission: FREE


Your commission, should you choose to accept it… The ins and outs of commissioning choral music.

The Composer Speaks

Commissioning is a great way for a choir to get music that it can call its own. But as with all things in life, it helps if you know what you are doing. What do choirs need to know about commissioning a composition? What do composers need to know about writing music for choir, or for a specific choir? Some answers may perhaps have been found in this talk, illustrated with more and less successful case studies, about the nuts and bolts of commissioning choral music.