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In Time
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Alex Petcu: In Time


Another Love Storybackstage
"Sound bath" featuring many resonant instruments, many of which are self-made
Aug 18th: Killyon Manor, 3:30pm


The 2nd ViolinistIn Time
Composed by Donnacha Dennehy, libretto by Enda Walsh. Put on by Irish National Opera with Crash Ensemble as the band
Sept 6th - 8th, Barbican



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Petcu Colan’s Rising Star performance was memorable no less for the breadth of technique than for the comparable range of emotion, expression and mood.

Andrew Johnstone, Irish Times, - NCH Rising Star Recital 2015


With overlapping rhythms, this drum solo becomes more and more frenetic as it progresses and has Crash's ambidextrous Alex Petcu no less frenzied.

Pat O'Kelly, Irish Independent, - Crash Ensemble, New Music Dublin festival, 2014


Alex Petcu sitting amid a barrage of percussion added brilliant crash, bang, wallop to Thomas Adés’ rich and vivid score.

Cathy Desmond, Irish Examiner
Irish National Opera production of Powder Her Face by Thomas Ades, 2018