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Live! From San Francisco and Vienna: An Extraordinary Concert for Climate Action


Friday, November 12, 2021, 19:00 - 21:30


Dargan Lecture Theatre, TCD and online


Free in person ticket: booking essential
Free online ticket: booking essential

Live performances from Vienna and San Francisco followed by a panel discussion.

Royal Irish Academy’s Climate Change and Environmental Sciences Committee in partnership with Arup brings you a collaboration between Friday Nights with Yury Revich and The ClimateMusic Project.

This concert includes a variety of compelling and beautiful music by world-class performers. The programme was chosen to increase awareness of the urgency of the climate crisis, to underscore the need for both individual and collective action from around the world, and to inspire the personal and political will needed to make the necessary changes to avoid irreparable harm to our world.

The audience may attend the concert screening and panel discussion in person or view the event online. Please note that all attendees will be required to show their Digital COVID Certificate on arrival. Entry will not be permitted without proof of vaccination or recent recovery from COVID-19.


19:00 Live screening

Welcome and Introduction

‘Mozart Recycled’, ‘The Miniature’: Yury Revich (Vienna) James Cottriall, (Vienna)

Introduction to The ClimateMusic Project (San Francisco) ClimateMusic/SFCM Young Composer Performance (San Francisco)

Call for Climate Action: Where we are now (delivered creatively via performance poetry, Vienna)

‘Icarus in Flight’ by Richard Festinger: Telegraph Quartet (San Francisco)

‘The 4 Seasons’: Astor Piazzolla (Vienna)

Call for Climate Action: ‘Solutions to the emergency’ delivered creatively via performance poetry (San Francisco)

Highlights from ‘The 4 Seasons’ by Vivaldi: Yury Revich and The Telegraph Quartet (San Francisco and Vienna)

21:00 Reflection and panel discussion with climate and arts experts

Chair: Jennifer McElwain MRIA, Trinity College Dublin


  • Professor Peter Thorne, Maynooth University
  • Lorraine Byrne Bodley MRIA, Maynooth University
  • Ms Diandra Ní Bhuachalla, Youth Council of Ireland

Organised by the RIA Climate Change and Environmental Sciences Committee in partnership with Arup. Hosted by Trinity Business School

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