amplify #74 - Anne-Marie O’Farrell’s ‘Who’d Ever Think it Would Come to This?’
An episode featuring conversations with some of the creative team behind composer Anne-Marie O’Farrell’s cantata based on material from UCD Archives on the Irish Civil War. Featuring contributions from the composer, Principal Archivist at UCD Archives Kate Manning, the work’s librettist Ed Vulliamy, and Kellie Hughes. Presented by Jonathan Grimes.
All excerpts taken from premiere recording of Who’d Ever Think it Would Come to This? at O’Reilly Hall, UCD on 30 September 2022. Colette Delahunt (Soprano), Sharon Carty (Mezzo), Dean Power (Tenor) and Rory Musgrave (Baritone), Resurgam (Artistic Director Mark Duley), RTÉ Concert Orchestra, conductor Ciarán Crilly. Recording by RTÉ lyric fm.