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BILL WHELAN
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 Connemara Suite".
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JULY 2014

Review - Classical: James Galway, NCH, Dublin..[more]

JUNE 2014

BILL WHELAN HOT PRESS INTERVIEW..[more]

MAY 2014

Bill Whelan’s stroll down memory lane for Nationwide..[more]

Ulster Orchestra perform Riverdance at the Royal Albert Hall..[more]

Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Sir James Galway to perform US premiere of Linen and Lace,..[more]

RTÉ lyric fm and the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra present...[more]

MARCH 2014

FRENCH CONNECTIONS....[more]

FEBRUARY 2014

THE HANDPRINT COLLECTION....[more]

JANUARY 2014

EXTRA DATE ADDED TO "RIVERDANCE" SOLD OUT RUN....[more]

NOVEMBER 2013

RIVERDANCE - LIMERICK CITY OF CULTURE 16th-19th January 2014....[more]

OCTOBER 2013

Irish Composer Bill Whelan in the MCC's Agora Series: 'Navigating A Music Career - No Map, No Route, No Destination' ....[more]

SEPTEMBER 2013

Kaleidoscope Camino - CLIFDEN ARTS WEEK ....[more]

AUGUST 2013

Kaleidoscope Camino — A night of music devised by violinist Cliodhna Ryan and cellist Kate Ellis....[more]

Mike Murphy interviews Bill Whelan....[more]

APRIL 2013

Top Irish Songwriters / Composers Paul Brady / Phil Coulter / Pete St. John / Ray Harman / Shay Healy / Jimmy MacCarthy To Be Inducted into the IMRO Academy....[more]

MARCH 2013

BILL WHELAN Berklee College Concert - April 11th 2013....[more]

FEBRUARY 2013

"PUBLISH AND PERISH!"....[more]

January 2013

Bill Whelan - Publish and Perish, Music and creativity at the gateway to Babylon....[more]

DIGITAL BISCUIT - Friday 25th January....[more]

Cox to head up Limerick City of Culture in 2014....[more]


Latest Blog

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...
     
 
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