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Dumbworld presents at Other Voices, Dingle

  Dumbworld in Conversation: On the Art of Co-collaboration and the future of Opera in the age of AI.  When? Friday 1 Dec, 2pm Where? Ireland’s Edge, The Skellig Hotel In this engaging panel discussion, hosted by Dermot McLaughlin, Brian and John will showcase examples of their innovative and award-winning works, three of which will …

A Different Wolf – Cork Opera House – 2019

What is the wolf at your door? ‘Fear isn’t so difficult to understand. Nothing has changed since Little Red Riding Hood faced the big bad wolf. It’s just a different wolf.’ Alfred Hitchcock A Different Wolf is a new dance opera created by multi-award winning Junk Ensemble and innovative music-theatre company Dumbworld (Belfast). The production is …

Female singers wanted!

Female singers wanted for new, exciting large scale music performance with the Ulster Orchestra. Dumbworld in association with the Ulster Orchestra and the NI Science Festival are creating a large scale, orchestral/choral performance that combines 160 female singers of all ages together with stunning video projection and the wonderful Ulster Orchestra. Anything But Bland tells the inspiring …

A Most Peculiar Wintry Thing comes to The MAC, Belfast!

Dumbworld presents The Ark and Music Network’s festive music show for children and families exploring the magic and mystery of Winter! The MAC, Belfast – https://themaclive.com/shows/a-most-peculiar-wintry-thing Saturday 28 November 2015 – 2.30pm & 6.30pm  Adults £10, Children £7 As the nights draw in and the days get colder, a rolling snowball of four wondrous musicians and …

Bluebottle in Derry/Londonderry

Big congratulations to everyone involved in Thursday nights performances of Bluebottle as part of the City of Derry International Choral Festival – with the Ulster Orchestra, Aoife Duffin(narrator), Niamh Lawlor (animator), Fergus Sheil (conductor), Donal, Fiona, the entire MPL crew and of course all the magnificent young singers ! You were astounding ! Let’s do …

Things We Throw Away Belfast Event on Sat March 14th

Five short musical snapshots of city life. Dumbworld in association with Wide Open Opera present THINGS WE THROW AWAY, five short operas by Brian Irvine & John McIlduff inspired by life on the city streets. The performances are free to all and the cycle of 5 operas will be performed on Saturday 14th March: 10.30am …

Bluebotte with the Ulster Orchestra in Belfast, April 15th.

The Arts Council of Northern Ireland and Dumbworld in association with The Ulster Orchestra and Belfast City Council present: Bluebottle – The Ulster Hall – 15th April 2015 Northern Irish premiere performance of a Modern Orchestral, Choral and Visual Spectacle for Children, Symphony Orchestra, Narrator and live Big-Screen Shadow Animation. Music by Brian Irvine, Words …

Bluebottle World Premiere

  Bluebottle has its world premiere at Bord Gáis Energy Theatre on 23rd of November (2014) Music by Brian Irvine,  words by John McIlduff and animation by Matthew Robins with  Fergus Sheil as Conductor. Presented by Wicklow Co Council on behalf of Music Generation Wicklow and Wide Open Music in association with the RTÉ National …

Bookseller of Belfast – continued festival success

Documentary The Bookseller of Belfast has continued its festival success with 3 awards in the last fortnight. It took Best Film and the Audience Award at the Florence International Film Festival, Italy’s leading documentary festival. It also picked up the Audience Award at Les Escales Documentaires, La Rochelle. In the past months it has screened …