“Rain Falling Up” Shortlisted for 2010 British Composer Award

Rain Falling Up

Shortlisted for 2010 British Composer Award.

This ambitious modern oratorio devised by Dumbworld with words by John Mcilduff and music by Brian Irvine was commissioned by the Ulster orchestra and premiered at the Waterfront hall in March this year. It involved the Ulster orchestra, 400 singing children (from eleven schools across Northern Ireland), the Star Singers community chorus, live shadow puppet animation by Matthew Robins and narration by Sharon Thompson.

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