Salomé cover

In 1988 Roger Doyle was asked to compose the music for the Gate Theatre's production of Oscar Wilde's Salomé.

Sonatas for Violin and Piano / Piano Quintet

Sonatas for Violin and Piano / Piano Quintet  cover

Carmello Andriani (violin), Pádhraig Ó Cuinneagáin (piano) and the Cork School of Music Quintet perform Cullivan's Sonata for Violin and Piano No. 1 in A and No.

The Naked Flame

The Naked Flame cover

Seóirse Bodley's song cycles, The Naked Flame and Carta Irlandesa are performed on this recording by the composer together with mezzo-soprano Aylish Kerrigan.

Volans/Concerto for Piano and Wind

Volans/Concerto for Piano and Wind cover

The Netherlands Wind Ensemble are joined on this recording by Kevin Volans and Peter Donohoe (piano), with conductors Daniel Harding and Wim Steinmann.

Ceathrar: Contemporary Irish String Quartets

Ceathrar: Contemporary Irish String Quartets cover

The Vanbrugh Quartet, one of Europe's finest ensembles, plays the String Quartet No. 3 by John Kinsella (b. 1932); Winter's Edge: String Quartet No. 1 by Ian Wilson (b. 1964); String Quartet No.

Celtic Connections

Celtic Connections cover

Music of 'passionate energy, rich sonorities and peaceful contemplation' from the leading Irish contemporary ensemble, Concorde.

Corcoran: Symphonies

Corcoran: Symphonies cover

'Can music express?' Frank Corcoran asks.

Piano and Choral Pieces

Piano and Choral Pieces cover

This CD presents a selection of Bernard Geary's piano and choral music. Pianist Anthony Byrne performs Scherzo, Two Cameos, And Lastly Came Cold February and Sonatina.


Songs cover

Soprano and piano duo Penelope Price Jones and Philip Martin perform works they have commissioned from John Kinsella (Last Songs), James Wilson (Upon Silence), Nicola LeFanu (A Penny for a Song) an

Serendipity and other works

Serendipity and other works cover

Philip Martin's piano trio, Serendipity, was inspired by paintings in the Crawford Gallery, Cork, the home of the Crawford Piano Trio for whom he wrote it.

Echoes under the Stones

Echoes under the Stones cover

The Irish composer-pianist Philip Martin has written more than one hundred and fifty songs, most of them settings of Irish poetry, for his wife, the soprano Penelope Price Jones.

Mad Sweeney

Mad Sweeney cover

Hamburg-based composer Frank Corcoran describes himself as 'a passionate believer in the Irish dream landscape'.