amplify #98 - Live from the James Wilson Centenary Celebration at the Irish Composition Summer School

A very special live podcast event hosted by CMC at this year's Irish Composition Summer School to mark the recent centenary of James Wilson's birth, which took place in 2022, as well as celebrating the 40th Anniversary of the Summer School.

Show Notes

This event featured a programme of works by James Wilson, Martin O'Leary and John Buckley performed by Martin O'Leary (piano) and Patrick Burke (clarinet). The event also included a panel of former students, colleagues and friends of James Wilson including Rhona Clarke, Jane O'Leary, John Buckley, Martin O'Leary and John McLachlan, hosted by CMC's Jonathan Grimes.

Recorded live on 14 July 2023 at The Square, Irish Institute of Music & Song, Balbriggan, Dublin.


Live performances in order of appearance

John Buckley Jim Singing (1992) - Performed by Martin O’Leary (piano)

Martin O’Leary Jim’s Air from Jimnopodie (1992) - Performed by Martin O’Leary (piano)

James Wilson Three Play Things for Clarinet (1983) - Performed by Patrick Burke (clarinet)

James Wilson Five Preludes for piano Op.87 (1982) - Performed by Martin O’Leary (piano)

Further Notes

Recording: Paul Lynch
Editing and mixing: Keith Fennell

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