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Out Of The Ashes

By Conor Linehan

In Recital: THURS, MAY 19 | 6 PM

New York Public Library for the Performing Arts

at Lincoln Center - Bruno Walter Auditorium

111 Amsterdam Ave (Btw 64th & 65th Streets)

New York, NY 10023


Booking opens 13th April 2016.

In this informal concert, Conor performs music from the period of the 1916 Easter Rising, up to contemporary music from Ireland in 2016.  Conor will play and discuss music by early twentieth and twenty first century Irish and Irish related composers, such as Victor Herbert and Arnold Bax, along with excerpts from Maurice Ravel’s Le Tombeau de Couperin, which commemorates friends of the composer who lost their lives in World War I.  

In addition Conor will perform his own contemporary compositions and improvisations on Irish songs, and will discuss the material played and the cultural and political context in which the music was created. This concert promises to be an entertaining, moving, and informative musical account of 100 years of Irish history.

Theatre 100

By Conor Linehan with Clare O'Malley

In Recital: TUES, MAY 17 | 7 PM

American Irish Historical Society 

991 Fifth Avenue (Btw 80th & 81st Streets)
New York, NY 10028



A musical jaunt through Irish theatre of the 20th / 21st Century with Conor Linehan and mezzo soprano, Clare O'Malley.

Featuring original music composed by Conor  Linehan for ‘The Plough & The Stars’ (O'Casey),  ‘Deirdre’ (W.B.Yeats), ‘The Dead’ (James Joyce) , ‘Aristocrats’ ( Brian Friel ), ‘Last Days Of A Reluctant Tyrant’ ( Tom Murphy) and ‘The Cordelia Dream’ ( Marina Carr ). 


Conor Linehan Biography

Conor Linehan studied piano at the Royal Irish Academy of Music with Therese Fahy after graduating from Trinity College Dublin with a degree in Music and English, and continued his piano studies in London with Professor Peter Feuchtwanger. 

As a pianist he has performed with the National Symphomy Orchestra of Ireland, the RTE Concert Orchestra, the Dublin Philharmonic and the Crash Ensemble amongst others. He has recorded CDs of German Cabaret music with the singer Eva Meier and recorded the Piano Concerto of the late American composer Don Ray with the Philharmonica Bulgarica and Derek Gleeson on the Albany label. He gave the premiere of Ronan Guilfoyle’s Piano Concerto with NSO Ireland.

He has written mant scores for theatre companies including most recently Druid Shakespeare for Druid theatre (Lincoln Center Festival),the Abbey Theatre, Royal Shakespeare Company, British National Theatre, Gate Theatre Dublin, Lyric Theatre Belfast, Liverpool Playhouse, Hampstead Theatre, CoisCéim Dance Theatre, the Corn Exchange and Siren Productions. Conor has recently completed a solo piano commission for the renowned British pianist Joanna MacGregor which she performed on her recent Irish tour.

Other performances include a string quartet for the London based Elysian Quartet and a Concerto for Piano and Jazz Ensemble for Therese Fahy and the RIAM jazz ensemble. Conor is on the piano faculty of the Royal Irish Academy of Music.

Clare O'Malley Biography

Born and raised in Dublin, Ireland, Clare has worked internationally in Theater, Film and Television. After attending the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, Clare returned to Ireland, where  she originated roles in four World Premieres – 'The Dead', Abbey Theatre, 'The Last Summer', Gate Theatre, 'Monster Clock', Smock Alley  and 'The Life and Sort Of Death Of Eric Argyle',  Dublin & Edinburgh Fringe Festivals. Clare has performed live while representing her country in song at the Eurovision Song Contest in Baku Azerbaijan. Her Recent  USA theater credits include Eurydice in Mary Zimmerman’s 'Metamorphoses' at the Arden Theatre and Nina in the Tony Award winning 'Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike' by Christopher Durang at the Philadelphia Theater Company.

In 2016 Clare appeared in Oscar nominated Creed with Sylvester Stallone & Michael B. Jordan. This summer Clare will travel to Cape May NJ to sing the music of Richard Rogers, in 'Rogers' Romance'.

Clare and her husband Sean are moving to NYC in August this year.

 Clare is a proud member of AEA.