Symposium on Acallam na Senórach


Location: DeBartolo Performing Arts Center, Browning Cinema

Speakers include:

Micháel Ó Suillebháin, University of Limerick
Joseph Nagy, University of California, Los Angeles
Anne Dooley, University of Toronto
Peter McQuillan, University of Notre Dame, Department of Irish Language and Literature

This is the North American premiere of Tarik O’Regan’s Acallam na Senórach commissioned by the University of Notre Dame: a substantial work for chamber choir, guitar, and percussion based on one of the most important ancient Irish texts to survive the Middle Ages. A performance by the National Chamber Choir of Ireland will follow the symposium in the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center’s Leighton Concert Hall.

Sponsored by the Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies