Renowned composer, producer and
arranger Bill Whelan has worked extensively in theatre, film and
television. His grammy winning album of music for Riverdance
The Show is certified Platinum in the US, Ireland and Australia. His
orchestral work, The Seville
Suite was specially commissioned for
Expo ’92. The Spirit Of Mayo, was first performed in 1993 by and
85-piece orchestra in Dublin’s National Concert Hall. As a producer
he has worked with U2, Van Morrison, Kate Bush, Richard Harris, The
Dubliners, Planxty, Andy Irvine, Patrick Street, Stockton’s Wing,
Davy Spillane and Bulgarian/Irish band, East
Wind. His recently completed
trilogy of pieces for chamber orchestra: Inishlacken, Carna and Errisbeg
are included on his latest CD, "The
Cox to head up Limerick City of Culture in 2014....[more]
20 July 2009 16:13 MAKING OVERTURES 2009 I would like to begin by telling you a little about how I am going to approach our session together today. more...
01 May 2009 17:10 An Irish Summer As we draw to the end of what in Ireland must be one of the cloudiest summers on record, I realize that I have not more...
17 June 2008 11:04 On to Limerick (up Munster!) It is barely a week since we left Bermuda, and the intervening period seems crammed with all kinds of activities - more...
19 May 2008 16:31 Bermuda The green trees of Georgia recede as the 737 pushes into the upper air above Atlanta and we are en route to Bermuda. As more...