Here are some photos of myself and Flamenco singer María Delgado from an amazing night playing at Phizzfest-Phibsborough Community Arts Festival on May 5th I also shared the stage with the greats Hugh Buckley, Darragh O'Neill & Pat Farrell as part of our Dublin Guitar Quartet.Was delighted be there representing Dublin Guitar Night again! I have to say, it was a really fantastic receptive audience who were incredibly [...]
I'm not long back in Ireland after an amazing time playing in Spain. First up were 2 nights in the Temple of Flamenco that is El Candela in Madrid. Then another 2 nights the following weekend in the Festival Flamenco International de Consuegra. It was a great experience to play with some incredible artists and [...]
As many of you may know, last year I was hired to compose and arrange music for Ballet Ireland's 'Carmen' choreographed by Morgann Runacre-Temple. It was a great experience and the show was a great success among audiences and critics alike. I will be shortly posting a blog on my experience writing for ballet, the [...]
Had the great privilege of playing recently at the Down with Jazz Festival in Temple Bar's Meeting House Square. I was one of the 4 guitarists representing the hugely successful Dublin Guitar Night, an fantastic event set up by Hugh Buckley that takes place on the last Tuesday of every month in JJ Smyths [...]
I'm delighted to announce that I have been chosen by the National Ballet of Ireland to write,arrange and perform music for their Nationwide tour of Carmen which begins in October. Under award-winning choreographer Morgann Runacre-Temple they are creating a new production of Shchedrin's reworked version of Carmen, specially arranged for dance in the 1960's. [...]
For anyone down south.... I'm happy to announce that I'll be performing at this year's Harvest Moon Music Festival in Schull, Co.Cork. I'll be playing on Saturday, September 7th in Casa Diego from 7-9pm. For further details check out http://harvestmoonmusicfestival.com/ Looking forward to seeing you there!
I'm really looking forward to playing and teaching at this years City of Derry Guitar Festival. I'll be there between the 22nd and 26th August, playing a concert on the 22nd and teaching flamenco workshops for the rest of the time. For more details, check out http://www.cityofderryguitarfestival.com/
Many thanks to everyone at the Boyle Arts Festival 2013 for inviting me to perform again this year. It was my 4th time to play at the festival and my 2nd time with percussionist Pepe Rodriguez. We had a great time performing for a very warm, welcoming and very attentive audience. We hope to [...]