‘Drums and Guns’: RIAM, Guildhall and Juilliard Song Project 2016

January 112016

RIAM joins forces with Guildhall School of Music and Drama and the Juilliard School for Irish Song Project 2016. A collaboration between the Royal Irish Academy of Music, Juilliard School and the Guildhall School of Music and Drama is announced. … read more

RIAM appoints new faculty

January 112016

Internationally acclaimed pedagogues continuing the tradition of excellence The Academy is pleased to announce the appointments of Imelda Drumm, Owen Gilhooly and Regina Nathan (singing); John Hearne and Ates Kirkan (bassoon); Simon Aspell, Lisa Dowdall and Cian O Dúill (viola); … read more

RIAM Opera’s ‘Suor Angelica’ receives rave review in international ‘Opera Magazine’

May 272015

RIAM’s recent searing production of the Puccini classic received a rave notice from reviewer Ian Fox, who described the production as ‘marvellously fresh’ with strong performances noted in all the major roles.  Opera Magazine The  phrase  ‘Magdalene laundries’  can  still  … read more

Gaiety Theatre Bursary awarded to Louise Martyn and Richard Thomas

May 272015

Soprano Louise Martyn (pictured) and violinist Richard Thomas are the RIAM recipients of this year’s Gaiety bursary, worth €5,000. read more

Lucien and Maura Teissier Bursary awarded to two RIAM pianists

May 272015

We are delighted to announce that the Maura and Lucien Teissier Bursary for pianists 2015, worth a total of €15,000, has been awarded jointly to Cahal Masterson and Billy O’Brien. This bursary is awarded annually to one or more RIAM … read more