Key Events

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, '...one of the most promising composition students I have had in a teaching career spanning some thirty five years.' Read more