Vanished Lands – Neil Martin

Neil Martin - Group Shot

Vanished Lands by Composer Neil Martin commissioned by Wicklow County Council under the Per Cent for Art Scheme on behalf of Music Generation Wicklow premiered in Tulfarris Hotel, Blessington Lakes, 6 July 2014

Wicklow County Council of behalf of Music Generation Wicklow commissioned composer Neil Martin to engage with young people attending the traditional music groups: Club Cheol na Lochanna and Music under the Mountains. The result is a new work for classical and traditional ensemble, entitled Vanished Lands – Music inspired by the Poulaphuca Reservoir. It was performed featuring a trio of professional musicians performing alongside the young people: Sylvia Roberts and Catherine Humphreys (violin), Eimear Saunders (oboe) and directed by Neil Martin (cello).

Watch an excerpt of the performance here: http://www.cmc.ie/articles/article2024.html