a new record of tunes with the Irish wizard Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh is due out this Fall, both of us playing this fantastic new fiddle, as well as Hardanger fiddle. We'll be doing a pre-release concert at the Kilkenny Festival in August, and then touring in Ireland and the US in the following months..
I've made arrangements of three sean-nós songs for my good friend Iarla Ó Lionáird and the RTÉ Concert Orchestra, as part of the Iomas project. premiered in September 2013 in Dublin, with further performances and new arrangements in the works. Review and an article in the Irish Times about the project
So Percussion's recording of neither Anvil nor Pulley is out! available at Cantaloupe Records in various nifty formats and for download at iTunes. reviews of nAnP in performance here and here and here.
speaking of records, PLOrk-spinoff Sideband will be releasing... something, not sure what to call it... a double-CD and a bunch of HD video in 2013; will include Four Squared for Ligeti, with pianist Kathy Supové.
my tunes books Just the Notes, with sheet music for tunes from the CDs CrissCross, QQQ, and Trollstilt, are finally out.
in the works: Nostalgic Synchronic: Etudes for Prepared Digital Piano; a project with the incredible sean-nos singer Iarla Ó Lionáird, poet Paul Muldoon, and eighth blackbird; more...