April 13. Sligo festival . Arbos Trio ( Spain ) performs Frank CorcoranÂ´s PIANO TRIO
July 13. I.C.O. Shannon Summer Festival. St. MaryÂ´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. MaryÂ´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 GyÃ¶rgy Ligeti as Hamburg Composer
Aug. 13. Lyric Fm broadcasts: ” Quasi Una Visione”, ” Variations on A MHÃIRÃN 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 ” BalthazarÂ´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 RTÃ© ” Living Music” Festival Dublin. )
Jan. 13 N.D.R. Prisma Musik : Frank Corcoran does a two-hour ” HÃ¶ranalyse” of
SchubertÂ´s ” Great” C-major Symphony.
Frank Corcoranâ€™s QUASI UNA FUGA for String Orchestra
(commission of IPME 2005)
with the Irish Chamber Orchestra at the National Gallery, Dublin.
13. January 2007 Frank CorcoranÂ´s commissioned two-hour
“HÃ¶ranalyse” of SchubertÂ´s Great C-Major Symphony broadcast by N.D.R. for the first time.
The American bassist virtuoso Andreas Skouras will give 5 performances of my â€˜â€˜Quasi In Bassoâ€™â€™ at Washinton D.C. this October. This work represented Ireland at the Hungarian Radio BartÃ³k Centenary Celebrations in Budapest, May 2006.
Sunday , Oct. 1 2006. Lyric Fm 20.50
Frank Corcoran speaks directly from Hamburg, introducing 3 key works from his slightly special 2006 ComposersÂ´Choice CD from Berlin, â€˜â€˜Quasi Una Musica- Frank Corcoranâ€™â€™:
â€˜â€˜QUASI UNA VISIONEâ€™â€™ (2005 RTÃ‰ commission for Ensemble Modern / Sian Edwards )
â€˜â€˜VARIATIONS ON A MhÃ¡irÃn De Bharraâ€™â€™ for Viola Solo (2004 Lyric Fm commission) and
â€˜â€˜ 9 ASPECTS OF AN IRISH POEMâ€™â€™ 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 â€˜â€˜Novaâ€™â€™
30.10.2006 Andreas Skouras gives the Hamburg premiere of â€˜â€˜SWEENEYâ€™S
TOTAL RONDOâ€™â€™ for Solo Piano at the Musikhochschule there.
Sept. 3. saw the 3rd. performance of my Dept. of the Arts 2006 commission for the Samuel Beckett Centenary commission, â€˜â€˜The Light Gleamsâ€™â€™ by the Concorde Ensemble at the National Gallery, Dublin. This composition will appear on C.M.C.â€™s â€˜â€˜CD Contemporary Music from Ireland 6.â€™â€™ out shortly this October.
August 28 2006
Radio ClÃ¡sica Madrid broadcast â€˜â€˜QUASI UNA VISIONE â€™â€™ (2005 RTÃ‰ commission for Ensemble Modern/Sian Edwards) and â€˜â€˜QUASI UN PIZZICATOâ€™â€™ (2004 commission for Ensemble Wireworks Hamburg/RenÃ© Gulikers)