RIAM faculty announced as TCD School of Music’s Musicians in Residence

January 152015

The Music Composition Centre and Music Department (TCD) have announced that William Dowdall (flute), Paul Roe (clarinet) and Richard O’Donnell (percussion) are the new Musicians in Residence. The musicians will give a series of masterclasses to undergraduate composers about writing … read more

Francesco Cavalli’s opera L’Ormindo

January 72015

The RIAM presents the first Irish production of Francesco Cavalli’s Ormindo, a comic baroque extravaganza of sexual intrigue, deception and delight. Originally performed in Venice in 1644 the opera dates from the time when opera went “public”, moving from the … read more

Début disc of doctoral student Nadene Fiorentini is released

December 112014

“She is already a serious artist…with a maturity that belies her years” (Irish Examiner) Donegal native Nadene Fiorentini has already performed with the RTÉ Concert and Symphony Orchestras as concerto soloist following her success at the Dublin International Piano Competition … read more

Director of the Royal Irish Academy of Music appointed to RTÉ Board

November 52014

The Minister for Communications, Energy & Natural Resources, Alex White TD, today obtained Government approval for the appointment of seven new members of the RTÉ Board, including Director of the Royal Irish Academy of Music, Deborah Kelleher. Moya Doherty was … read more

RIAM composition student through to final of International Alkema Composition Competition

October 12014

Bachelor in Composition student, Aran O’Grady, has reached the final of the International Alkema Composition Competition with a Quartet for Saxophones. The result of this prestigious competition will be announced at the end of October 2014.   International Alkema Composition … read more