Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin

Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin is one of Ireland’s best known musicians. He has over ten CD recordings on release of his own compositions and arrangements performed by the Irish Chamber Orchestra under his direction.  As a pianist, he is widely acknowledged as having originated a unique Irish piano style out of an Irish traditional base. Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin is Professor of Music at the University of Limerick where he founded the Irish World Music Centre in 1994, which has now grown into the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance.

Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin remembers a seminal figure in Irish musical life.