Louth Contemporary Music Society

Reviews from Silenzio June 2017
Louth Contemporary Music Society has a reputation that was recognised internationally earlier this year by the award to its founder, Eamonn Quinn, of the €20,000 Belmont Prize, for innovative programming. The Silenzio Festival further cements that reputation.
Michael Dervan, The Irish Times.

A perfect end to a wondrous weekend of the most ambitious music-making.
Louth Contemporary Music Society unquestionably deserves to sit alongside the very best contemporary musical festivals. Its most recent, Silenzio, which took place last weekend in Dundalk, on Ireland’s east coast, only cements that fact yet more solidly.
5 against 4

"Leaving the concert, you felt inclined, at least for a short while, to speak a little softer, and to listen a little closer" –
Sciarrino in Ireland. Brendan Finan The Journal of Music

"The wondrous nature of such unity of purpose, the human magic of it, is all the more apparent having materialised out of the fog."
Ian Maleney, The Wire August 2017

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Louth Contemporary Music Society

Louth Contemporary Music Society is one of the most adventurous music promoters in Ireland”. Michael Dervan, The Irish Times

Formed in 2006, Louth Contemporary Music Society (LCMS) has a strong track record for excellence and innovation in contemporary music programming in Ireland. It not only presents the leading international composers of our time in person, but fosters genuine engagement through new commissions and cleverly-curated collaborations with leading international and Irish performers.

Excellent reviews have been written in Gramophone, BBC Music Magazine, The Irish Times, The Observer, The Wire, The Strad, The Guardian,  The Uk Independent, the Irish Independent, International Record Review, Mojo, American Record Guide, Backtrack among others.
Performances have gained critical praise from audiences and critics.
Our track just(after song of songs) written by David Lang featured in the Paolo Sorrentino film Youth and was sampled by The xx on their track Lips. It was also sampled by Mike Posner’s new group Mansionz for their track My Beloved. just (after song of songs) is available here on iTunes and Spotify.

LCMS featured in a Guardian Article in June 2017
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