SEASON 2021/22


performances of works given by our talented line-up of players over 7 events


performances of the works of incredible local composers


performances of newly commissioned works or works written especially for HRSE


Krzysztof Penderecki: Europe in Tribute to the Master
Join us for our first concert of the season! HRSE in partnership with the Polskie Centrum Informacji Muzycznej and the Contemporary Music Centre, Dublin.

Music: Penderecki/Porębski/Caffrey/Siek/Stachowski/Mulvey/Stulgińska

Sun 10th October 2021 @ Noon

Hugh Lane Gallery, Dublin

Ink Still Wet 5
As is now tradition, Hard Rain SoloistEnsemble presents its annual programme of brand-new works in a concert supported by the PRSf Talent Development Partnership.

Music: Agnew/Mawhinney/Zatriqi/Bennett/Terry/Clarkson/Corcoran

Fri 21st January 2022 @ 7.30pm

Harty Room, Queen's University Belfast

Xenakis at 100
In celebration of the 100th anniversary of Iannis Xenakis we offer audiences a concert featuring three of his works.

Music: Xenakis/Deane/McCoy/Lemaitre/Ní Ríain

Fri 11th February 2022 @ 7.30pm

Harty Room, Queen's University Belfast

Hard Sonorities
Sonorities festival concert featuring 5 composers, chosen through anonymous submission back in 2020, who hail from Chile, Brazil, Columbia, Argentina and N. Ireland.

Music: Oliveira/Stuardo/Padellaro/Zatriqi/Sarmiento

Sat 9th April 2022 @ 1pm

Harty Room, Queen's University Belfast

Ulster Youth Orchestra Workshop & Concert
HRSE teams up with some of the talented players of the Ulster Youth Orchestra to explore repertoire for an unspecified group of instruments under the baton of Sinead Hayes.

Music: Andriessen/Other works to be confirmed

Sun 10th April 2022 @ 2pm (workshop - not open to public)

Public performance @ 7.30pm

Harty Room, Queen's University Belfast

Corcoran at New Music Dublin
HRSE performs at New Music Dublin with a programme celebrating new work by Frank Corcoran alongside works by two composers previously commissioned by HRSE.

Music: Corcoran/Clarke/Agnew

Fri 29th April 2022 @ Time TBC

Kevin Barry Room, National Concert Hall

New Horizons
This exciting project initiated by New Horizons Music propels two of our promising local compositional talents into the spotlight with major commissions, funded through ACNI

Music: Rooney/Wilson/Saunders/Zatriqi

Fri 20th May 2022 @ 7.30pm

Harty Room, Queen's University Belfast

Schoenberg Revisited
We return for our next collaboration with Maiden Voyage Dance, raising the challenge stakes in tackling Schoenberg’s Chamber Symphony No.1 for our last event of the season.

Music: Hellawell/O’Leary/Mawhinney/Buckley/Schoenberg

Fri 17th June 2022 @ 7.30pm

Sonic Lab, Sonic Research Centre, Queen's University Belfast

SEASON 2021/22


You can find full info on our season 2021/22 events in our interactive brochure.