December - December 2018
in partnership with Contemporary Music Centre
Michael Gallen is an Irish composer, songwriter and performer. He is the singer with Irish band Ana Gog while recently he has composed work for the RTÉ Concert Orchestra/Cór na nÓg, Chamber Choir Ireland, Crash Ensemble and the Contempo String Quartet. During his time at the CCI he will be composing a new large-scale opera entitled "Elsewhere", based on the story of the 1919 Monaghan Asylum Soviet.