Frank Corcoran

irish composer

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April 13. Sligo festival . Arbos Trio ( Spain ) performs Frank Corcoran´s PIANO TRIO

July 13. I.C.O. Shannon Summer Festival. St. Mary´s Cathedral , Limerick, Ireland.

Irish Chamber Orchestra ( Directed by Anthony Marwood ) : world-premiere of

” QUASI UNA FUGA ” for 18 Strings ( 2006 )


July 13. 2007. St. Mary´s Cathedral, Limerick, Ireland :

Premiere of ” QUASI UNA FUGA” ( 2006 ) for String Orchestra by

Irish Chamber Orchestra, directed by Anthony Marwood.


August 6 2006 Lyric Fm Frank Corcoran on György Ligeti as Hamburg Composer

Aug. 13. Lyric Fm broadcasts: ” Quasi Una Visione”, ” Variations on A MHÁIRÍN DE BARRA” and ” 9 Aspects Of An Irish Poem” for Choir and Solo Violin.

Sept. 18 Holland Radio broadcasts ” Quasi un Canto” ( Zagreb Philharmonic / Chikawara Iwamura )

Dec. 18 French Radio broadcasts ” Balthazar´s Dream”

Dec. 19 CD Vol. 6 ” Contemporary Music From Ireland” is launched with ” The Light Gleams”
Samuel Beckett ) for Soprano, Bass-clarinet, Violin and Cello ( commission of the
Irish Dept. of Culture for the 2006 Samuel Beckett Year )

Jan. 13 2007 N.D.R. broadcasts ” Quasi Una Visione ” ( Ensemble Modern / Sian Edwards –
2006 RTé ” Living Music” Festival Dublin. )

Jan. 13 N.D.R. Prisma Musik : Frank Corcoran does a two-hour ” Höranalyse” of
Schubert´s ” Great” C-major Symphony.


13. January 2007 Frank Corcoran´s commissioned two-hour
“Höranalyse” of Schubert´s Great C-Major Symphony broadcast by N.D.R. for the first time.

Corcoran on Lyric F.M.

Sunday , Oct. 1 2006. Lyric Fm 20.50
Frank Corcoran speaks directly from Hamburg, introducing 3 key works from his slightly special 2006 Composers´Choice CD from Berlin, ‘‘Quasi Una Musica- Frank Corcoran’’:
‘‘QUASI UNA VISIONE’’ (2005 RTÉ commission for Ensemble Modern / Sian Edwards )
‘‘VARIATIONS ON A Mháirín De Bharra’’ for Viola Solo (2004 Lyric Fm commission) and
‘‘ 9 ASPECTS OF AN IRISH POEM’’ for Solo Violin and Choir (2004 National Chamber Choir / Catherine Leonard / Celso Antunes. It staggers…. )

Sunday, Oct. 1st, Lyric FM (Ireland) feature my new work and voice on ‘‘Nova’’

The Light Gleams

Sept. 3. saw the 3rd. performance of my Dept. of the Arts 2006 commission for the Samuel Beckett Centenary commission, ‘‘The Light Gleams’’ by the Concorde Ensemble at the National Gallery, Dublin. This composition will appear on C.M.C.’s ‘‘CD Contemporary Music from Ireland 6.’’ out shortly this October.