Date: Saturday 19 September
Time: 10:30pm
Location:: Everyman Theatre
Artist: Crash Ensemble with Valgeir Sigurðsson and Sam Amidon
Tickets: Single ticket €25* available here

*Included in festival ticket €175

This is what happens when folks go into the bedroom together…
Sam Amidon, Valgeir Sigurðsson and Crash Ensemble perform a late night concert as part of Sounds from a Safe Harbour, a festival curated by The National’s Bryce Dessner.


Date: Sunday 20th September
Time: 2PM
Location: St. Finn Barres Cathedral
Artist: James McVinnie with special guests Nadia Sirota, Valgeir Sigurðsson and Liam Byrne
Tickets: Single ticket €15* available here

*Included in festival ticket €175

James McVinnie held organ playing posts at St Paul’s Cathedral and Westminster Abbey and now divides his time between playing as a soloist and collaborating with some of the world’s leading contemporary composers and performers, including Oneohtrix Point Never, Sufjan Stevens, Nadia Sirota, Liam Byrne, Sam Amidon, and Valgeir Sigurðsson.
Programme will include works by Philip Glass, Richard Reed Parry, Sufjan Stevens, Nico Muhly, David Lang and Edmund Finnis.


Date: Sunday 20 September
Time: 10:30pm
Location: Triskel Christchurch
Artist: Eat My Noise, Sean Mac Erlaine, Valgeir Sigurðsson, Liam Bryne, Tomas Gall, James Fortune, Alex Petcu and Cork Concert Orchestra
Title: Carinae
Tickets: Free*

*Register interest at info@soundsfromasafeharbour.com

Created by Cork audio compositors Eat My Noise; this night of music will take you onboard a ship on a journey to harbour through the marriage of two stories; Ireland’s worst storm, and the epic story of Aeneas and the rage of Juno.
Eat My Noise, in association with the Cork Opera House & the Cork Concert Orchestra, will be joined by Sean Mac Erlaine, Valgeir Sigurðsson, Liam Byrne, Alex Petcu, Tomas Gall, Donal Dineen (visuals), James Fortune & choir for this electro-orchestral odyssey; not to be missed.


Valgeir Sigurðsson is an Icelandic record producer, mixer, composer, engineer and musician. In 1998, Valgeir was hired by fellow countrywoman Björk as engineer and programmer on the soundtrack for Lars Von Trier’s Dancer in the Dark. A song from the film, I’ve Seen It All (a duet with Radiohead’s Thom Yorke) was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Original Song.
Valgeir is the founder of Greenhouse Studios, Iceland’s foremost recording facility established in 1997, where in addition to Björk, he has collaborated with artists such as Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy, Feist, Damon Albarn, Camille, CocoRosie, Ben Frost, Sam Amidon, múm, Hilary Hahn & Hauschka, Brian Eno, Sigur Rós and many others.


General enquiries: info@soundsfromasafeharbour.com


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