Universal Edition - David Fennessy

David Fennessy
*23.07.1976

Future Performances

Letter to Michael
02.05.2014, Cork (IRL)
Piano Trio
14.06.2014, London (GB)
rosewood
19.06.2014, Glasgow (GB)

News

  • David Fennessy
    17.04.2013
    US première of David Fennessy’s 13 Factories
    US première of David Fennessy’s 13 Factories
    The US première of 13 Factories for ensemble and electronics takes place on 20 April 2013 at the MA [...]
  • David Fennessy (c) Universal Edition
    20.07.2012
    New work by David Fennessy
    New work by David Fennessy
    David Fennessy's latest work 5 Hofer Photographs for violoncello solo will receive its world premiè [...]
  • David Fennessy (c) Eric Marinitsch
    29.11.2011
    David Fennessy joins Universal Edition
    David Fennessy joins Universal Edition
    Following a first contract for his work This is How it Feels (Another Bolero), David Fennessy has no [...]
  • David Fennessy
    17.11.2010
    David Fennessy receives Paul Hamlyn Award 2010
    David Fennessy receives Paul Hamlyn Award 2010
    Composer David Fennessy has received a prestigious Paul Hamlyn Award at the 2010 Awards Ceremony. [...]
 

David Fennessy

The Composer

David Fennessy (b. 1976 Maynooth) began his musical life as guitarist in a school rock band but had no formal musical training until the age of fifteen when he decided to study classical guitar. He became interested in composition whilst studying for his undergraduate degree at the Dublin College of Music. In 1998 Fennessy moved to Glasgow to study for his Masters Degree at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama with James MacMillan. He was later invited to join the composition faculty and has held a teaching post there since 2005.

Fennessy was shortlisted for the Gaudeamus Music Prize in Amsterdam in both 2000 and 2006 and was a finalist for the Philharmonia’s composition [...]

Pass the Spoon
"A zany, warm-hearted sort-of pantomime held together by some extremely good music and expert comic delivery."
(Kate Molleson, The Guardian)

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