Yurodny, live during the Hotter Than July world music festival, Meeting House Square, Dublin, Ireland, 19/07/2015.
Founded in 2007 by saxophonist and composer Nick Roth, the Yurodny Ensemble perform contemporary interpretations of traditional music from around the world alongside new works by composers inspired by these traditions.
Musicians include : Oleg Ponomarev (Violin), Adrian Hart (Violin, Electronics), Cora Venus Lunny (Violin, Viola),
Kate Ellis (Cello), Nick Roth (Soprano, Alto and Tenor Saxophones), Colm O’Hara (Trombone), Francesco Turrisi, (Accordion, Piano, Percussion), Dave Redmond (Double Bass) and Phil MacMullan (Drums).
Yurodny have released two critically acclaimed albums on the Diatribe label, and performed at numerous major international festivals and venues across Europe. Their music was featured on the IASCA compilation presented to cultural delegations from Barack Obama and HM The Queen and has been played on most major European and North American radio networks.
Recent projects include a world premiere of Japanese composer Mamoru Fujieda’s micro-opera ‘Hi-Miwari’ from his Patterns of Plants series; ‘Sci-Lens’ featuring world-leading computer music expert and hardinger fiddle player Dan Trueman and a collaborative exchange project with the award-winning Hezarfen Ensemble, featuring Irish and Turkish composers Onur Turkmen, Ed Bennett, Adrian Hart and Kamran Ince, premiered at the Akbank Jazz Festival, Istanbul. As part of the EU Presidency Award, Yurodny played a Scandinavian Tour and key performances in Switzerland and at London’s Kings Place as part of the Songlines Encounters Festival in 2013.
2014 saw collaborations with Stian Cartsenson in Norway, and a new album recording ‘Haivka’ with Ukranian electro-acoustic composer Alla Zagaykevych.
2016 will see them perform at the Alcheringa festival in Guwuhati, India, and the Happy Days International Beckett Festival in Paris, France.
Improvised Music :
More videos from the festival here : http://wp.me/P3cxQ9-DMN
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