Bill Whelan

Many Sides to the Galway Cello
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Many Sides to the Galway Cello
Music for Galway's inaugural Cellissimo festival,...
Apr 8, 2021
Cellissimo Festival to Open with Bill Whelan World Premiere
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Cellissimo Festival to Open with Bill Whelan World Premiere
First year of new Music for Galway triennial cello festival...
Mar 16, 2021
Jennifer Walshe and Jim Doherty Elected to Aosdána
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Jennifer Walshe and Jim Doherty Elected to Aosdána
Composer and jazz pianist among twelve new members elected...
Oct 14, 2020
Carrying So Much: Liam O'Flynn and the Tradition
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Carrying So Much: Liam O'Flynn and the Tradition
A new feature-length documentary on the great piper Liam O...
Apr 16, 2020
Bill Whelan’s Tribute to Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin to be Premiered at Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann
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Bill Whelan’s Tribute to Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin to be Premiered...
‘Lament and Exultation’ will be performed by Zoë Conway,...
Aug 9, 2019
Undeniable Craft
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Undeniable Craft
Brendan Finan finds self-assurance and careful design in...
Apr 12, 2018
Recent Releases: Classical Music
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Recent Releases: Classical Music
A round-up of recent classical music releases
Mar 28, 2018
Trondheim Voices, Simone Graziano, Arve Henriksen and Terje Isungset for Galway Jazz Festival 2017
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Trondheim Voices, Simone Graziano, Arve Henriksen and Terje...
Festival line-up also features workshops, a panel...
Aug 30, 2017
“Creators are consistently harmed”, say Bill Whelan, Ennio Morricone and Andrea Bocelli in Letter to EU
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“Creators are consistently harmed”, say Bill Whelan, Ennio...
Emerging artists facing an unsustainable situation, argue...
Jul 12, 2016
Who Will Invest in Irish Music?
Opinion
Who Will Invest in Irish Music?
The next steps for the Irish music industry require '...
Mar 10, 2015
Why are We Forgetting the Tune Composers?
Opinion
Why are We Forgetting the Tune Composers?
In 2014, without explanation, the TG4 Gradam Ceoil award...
Feb 23, 2015
An Album of Commissioned Music for Fiddle and Guitar
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An Album of Commissioned Music for Fiddle and Guitar
To be released on the 26th of November, at 8pm.
Nov 21, 2012
The Irish Piano
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The Irish Piano
Michael McHale's latest recording, The Irish Piano,...
Oct 1, 2012
'Our challenge is to reclaim intimacy.'
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'Our challenge is to reclaim intimacy.'
The composer Bill Whelan spoke of the challenges facing...
Feb 2, 2012
UCD Foundation Day Medal for Bill Whelan
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UCD Foundation Day Medal for Bill Whelan
Bill Whelan, Grammy-winning composer of Riverdance, has...
Nov 11, 2011
Thirteen-week Retrospective of Bob Quinn's Work on TG4
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Thirteen-week Retrospective of Bob Quinn's Work on TG4
Beginning on Tuesday, 27 September, TG4 will broadcast a...
Sep 26, 2011
Opinion
Inbox: Copyright Storm
Bill Whelan speaks on the current state of copyright.
Dec 1, 2009
To Copy is to Create
Opinion
To Copy is to Create
Copyright law is being used to protect outdated business...
Oct 1, 2009
Copyright Storm
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Copyright Storm
In the midst of flagrant copyright infringements online,...
Aug 1, 2009
The New Rough Deal
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The New Rough Deal
How old music becomes new
Jun 1, 2009