Pianist Thérèse Fahy receives Arts Council Music Project Award

May 232017

Congratulations to RIAM Keyboard Faculty member, Thérèse Fahy, who has recently received an Arts Council Music Project Award for Ireland’s Tombeau to Debussy.




Tombeau de Claude DebussyIreland’s Tombeau to Debussy Festival
100 years after the death of the great French composer, Claude Debussy, pianist Thérèse Fahy, with the support of an Arts Council Music Project Award, brings an exciting Debussy Festival to Dublin’s National Concert Hall.

With performances of seven newly-commissioned Irish works inspired by Debussy, and of the original 1920 Tombeau de Debussy, interwoven with Debussy’s own masterworks, this concert series promises to be a uniquely Irish tribute to the legacy of the great French composer.


Thérèse Fahy, piano
Concorde ensemble
Benjamin Dwyer, guitar
Kathleen Tynan, soprano

Siobhán Cleary
Raymond Deane
Jane O’Leary
Sebastian Adams
Gráinne Mulvey
Benjamin Dwyer
Roger Doyle

As well as the performances in the NCH, Thérèse will also give a special performance at Debussy’s birthplace in Saint-Germaine-en-Laye, Paris, on the 25th March, the 100th anniversary of Debussy’s death.