Author Archives: seanlclancy

About seanlclancy

Irish Composer living between Dublin, Ireland & Birmingham, UK

45 Minutes of Music on the Subject of Football is here

I’m delighted to announce that last Friday, Birmingham Record Company released my first full length album with them entitled 45 Minutes of Music on the Subject of Football. Performed by Ensemble Krock from Sweden, the album was recorded and mixed … Continue reading

Release of 45 Minutes of Music on the Subject of Football and so on and so on…

Good news! Birmingham Record Company will be releasing my electric guitar quartet Forty-Five Minutes of Music on the Subject of Football on 7 August 2015. Performed by Ensemble Krock and recorded & mixed by John Murphy at Guerrilla Studios (with mastering … Continue reading

Planes, Trains, and… Walking

From 6 – 12 July Joe Cutler and I will walk from Birmingham to London along the Grand Union Canal in support of Orkest de Ereprijs’ Young Composers Meeting. Orkest de Ereprijs have had severe cuts over the past number … Continue reading

Nowhere Better Than This Place

Last Saturday I went to an exhibition at the Royal Hibernian Academy in Dublin where I saw Untitled, 1989/1990 by artist Felix Gonzalez-Torres, a piece consisting of two large stacks of paper with the sentence Somewhere better than this place … Continue reading

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This is the news

It’s been a while since I had a chance to update this part of the Internet, but thus is the nature of our existence. Since late August, things have been incredibly busy around Birmingham Conservatoire, but as always it is … Continue reading

A festival of new music curated by the American composer David Lang has been announced

Originally posted on Contemporary Music Centre, Ireland:
The festival, presented by New Music Dublin, takes place at the National Concert Hall, Dublin from 6–7 March 2015 and will feature Bang on a Can All-Stars, Crash Ensemble, So Percussion, Trio Mediaeval,…

Forthcoming Performances

Below are some forthcoming performances I have just found out about. Maybe you can make it along! 23 August 2014 9:45pm – Greenbelt Festival, Big Top, Boughton House, Kettering, Northamptonshire, UK: Thumb perform Strange to See you Again by Seán Clancy … Continue reading