Author Archives: seanlclancy

About seanlclancy

Irish Composer living in Birmingham, UK

Frontiers Festival Birmingham

(Andy Ingamells pictured with the remains of the day) So we’ve all just about recovered from two weeks of Frontiers at Birmingham Conservatoire, which has been the most ambitious and extensive festival to date and in the space of two … Continue reading

This is the News

(Chiharu Shiota: Dialogues, New Art Gallery Walsall) It has been an incredibly busy time over the past few months and I have neglected to post anything here in the past while. However, for those of you interested I’ve been extremely … Continue reading

Forthcoming Performances

Here is a list of some forthcoming performances that I’m involved in. I would be delighted if you could make them! Tuesday 4 February 2014 National Concert Hall, Dublin 1pm Changing Rates of Change for Symphony Orchestra Performed by RTÉ … Continue reading

Like as the waves make towards the pebbled shore, So does 2013 hasten to its end

It is that time of year again to reflect (in a profoundly public arena) upon what I have been doing for the past year, as well as looking ahead as to what’s in store for 2014. As has been the … Continue reading

Forthcoming performances

Below is a list of some forthcoming performances of my music: Wednesday 4 September 2013 – 8pm @NonClassical, The Shacklewell Arms, Dalston, London, UK.   Three Minutes of Music – performed by Workers Union Ensemble conducted by Ben Oliver. Details here … Continue reading

Towards a monolithic non-teleological music

I’ve been writing a lot of music recently. Come to think of it, I’ve written seven pieces since January.  Currently, I’m engaged in writing an orchestral piece. After this, I move onto something on a much bigger scale, which will … Continue reading


I’m just back from two fabulous weeks in Montréal where I was a participant in the Bozzini Quartet’s Composer’s Kitchen alongside fellow composers Marielle Groven, Simon Martin and Amber Priestley, as well as mentor composers Laurence Crane and Michael Oesterle. We … Continue reading

Bozzini Quartet/Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival Composer’s Kitchen Press Release

TWO UK-BASED COMPOSERS INVITED TO COMPOSER’S KITCHEN IN MONTREAL THANKS TO COLLABORATION WITH HUDDERSFIELD CONTEMPORARY MUSIC FESTIVAL (hcmf//) Seán Clancy and Amber Priestley to attend seven-day workshop in Montréal: April 21 – 27, 2013 High-octane Montréal-based Bozzini Quartet has invited … Continue reading

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Forthcoming Performances

12 February 2013 – World Premiere of Décès for 4 voices and Ensemble. UCD Ad Astra Scholars conducted by Ciaran Crilly. 8pm National Concert Hall, Dublin. More Info 1-3 March 2013 – Workshop of Red, Blue, Orange for piano trio. … Continue reading

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This is the news

2013 has gotten off to an incredibly busy start, kicking off with a wonderful performance of Findetotenlieder in Birmingham by Thumb conducted by Dan Watson. In January I was selected to participate in the New Music Dublin composer workshop in March with the … Continue reading

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