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Theater 100 By Conor Linehan with Clare O’Malley

May 17, 2016 @ 7:00 pm

Theater 100

By Conor Linehan with Clare O’Malley

 

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A musical journey 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). 

Biography – Conor Linehan

Conor Linehan studied piano at the Royal Irish Academy of Music with Therese Fahy and after graduating from Trinity College Dublin with a degree in Music and English, 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 Filharmonica 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 DruidShakespeare for Druid theatre (Lincoln Center Festival), The Abbey, The Royal Shakespeare Company, The British National Theatre, The Gate Theatre, the Lyric Theatre Belfast, Liverpool Playhouse, Hampstead Theatre, Coisceim 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.

Biography – Clare O’Malley

 

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 Silvester 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. www.clareomalley.com

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Details

Date:
May 17, 2016
Time:
7:00 pm

Venue

American Irish Historical Society
991 5th Ave, New York, NY 10028 United States
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Phone:
(212)288-2263
Website:
www.aihs.org


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