Key Events

18 of June, 2023. - World Premiere of, 'The Wall Crawl', on, 'Guitar by the Fire', YouTube series. Read

8th of May 2023. - World Premiere of, 'Timeless', on, 'Guitar by the Fire', YouTube series. Read

10th March 2023 - World Premiere of, 'The Rhythm Bus', on, 'Guitar by the Fire', YouTube series. Read

27th January 2023 - World Premiere of, 'Country Girl', on, 'Guitar by the Fire', YouTube series. Read

8th December 2022. - New YouTube series, and world premiere of, 'Broken Foot Magpie'. Read

30th July 2022 - World Premiere of, 'Appalachia', ACMF, West Virginia, USA. Read

23rd February 2022 - World Premiere of, 'Bravissimo!', by 'Duo Ahlert & Schwab', Bochum, Germany. Read

13th June 2020 - Ciarán Farrell releases, 'Willow'. The second EP from his, 'Opium Jazz', project. Read

31st December 2018 - Ciarán Farrell launches new music project, 'Opium Jazz', and EP. Read

31st August 2017 - Redbrick duo give a wonderful performance of Lough Allen from, 'The Shannon Suite'. Read

7th November 2015 - The Presidio Saxophone Quartet give the US premiere of 'The Shannon Suite' for sax quartet. Read

12th October 2015 - 'Three Piece Suite' released on Redbrick Duo's debut album. Read

6th March 2015 - Ciarán Farrell has been elected to Aosdána. Read

9th October 2014 - Craig Ogden performs 'Roots' at 'BBC Northern Ireland at 90 Concert' live from the Ulster Hall, Belfast. Read

12th December 2013 - 'Spirit of the Sea' to be broadcast once again on RTÉ lyric fm this Christmas Eve. Read

13th October 2013 - Gerard McChrystal and Codetta will perform 'Sonam Di Yi' at the City of Derry International Choral Festival Gala Concert. Read

8th July 2013 - Damien Kelly performs works from 'New Frontiers' at the Irish Embassy in London. Read

11th May 2013 - The RTÉ Concert Orchestra will perform 'Spirit of the Sea' at the National Concert Hall Dublin in June. Read

1st May 2013 - World Premiere - 'The Shannon Suite' for Saxophone Quartet at Iniscealtra Festival of Art 2013. Read

19th December 2012 - 'Lough Allen' - New video release on New Year's Day. Read

27th November 2012 - 'New Frontiers' - New album from the Farrell Kelly collaboration to be launched in December. Read

14th November 2012 - Sax maestro Gerard McChrystal to include 'Travel Pieces' in his one man show, 'Stand Up'. Read

10th November 2012 - 'The Shannon Suite' for The Chatam Saxophone Quartet. Read

23rd September 2012 - 'Space Travel' - New video just launched on YouTube. Read

1st July 2012 - 'The Howth Collection' - 50 traditional Irish tunes inspired by the environs of Howth peninsula. Read

6th March 2012 - 'Jolt' - New video launch on the 8th of April, (Easter Sunday). Read

20th December 2011 - New EP 'Jolt' (feat. Damien Kelly) has just been released on iTunes. Read

12th September 2010 - 'The Shannon Suite' continues to soar. Read

6th March 2010 - The BBC Big Concert presents the world premiere of 'ROOTS' featuring guitarist Craig Ogden and the Ulster Orchestra. Read

3rd January 2010 - 'Proverbs' for Symphony Orchestra. Read

23rd July 2009 - World Premiere - 'Spirit of the Sea' - with the RTÉ Concert Orchestra at the National Concert Hall, Dublin. Read

1st December 2008 - World Premiere - ‘Proverbs’ on Radio Latvia. Read

4th October 2008 - New Commission – RTÉ Concert Orchestra Read

13th August 2008 - New Commission - BBC Radio 3 - Craig Ogden with the Ulster Orchestra. Read

14th February 2008 - New Commission. Read

28th Janaury 2008 - Review, 'PERFECT STATE' - The Word. Read

21st January 2008 - 'The Pilgrim's Return', on national tour with Gerard McChrystal and The Smith Quartet. Read

6th January 2008 - Review, 'PERFECT STATE' - The Silent Ballet. Read

23rd November 2007 - Review, 'PERFECT STATE' - The Daily Mail. Read

10th November 2007 - Review, 'PERFECT STATE' - The Journal of Music Ireland (JMI). Read

4th November 2007 - Review, 'PERFECT STATE' - Sunday Business Post. Read

27th October 2007 - Review, 'PERFECT STATE', TV now. Read

11th October 2007 - ‘PERFECT STATE’ enters Irish charts. Read

25th September 2007 - New CD, ‘PERFECT STATE’ officially launched. Read

16th September 2007 - World première of Ciarán Farrell’s ‘The Pilgrim’s Return'. Read

About Ciarán

Ciarán Farrell is a full time composer living and working in Ireland. On graduating from Trinity College Dublin he was dubbed by then head of department, Hormoz Farhat, as being, ' of the most promising composition students I have had in a teaching career spanning some thirty five years.' Read more