As part of their celebrations for St Brigid’s Day this year Christ Church Cathedral Dublin commissioned me to write a piece for their Girls’ Choir to sing at Compline on 1st February. Writing a choral piece for St Brigid’s Day … Continued
On Sunday 6th March at 3pm Anne-Marie is joined by mezzo soprano Áine Mulvey in the historic setting of Dublin’s Pearse Museum in Rathfarnham for a recital of music remembering 1916. We’re including music which was being written, performed and … Continued
Tuesday 15th December sees the premiere of my work, ‘A Psalm for Christmas’ for female voices with trumpet, French horn, trombone and harp in Mary Immaculate College Chapel at 6pm. It’s a setting of a beautiful poem by Thomas Pestel, … Continued
I’m just recently returned from Jeonju in Korea where I performed the music of Dave Flynn with the Clare Memory Orchestra. We’re a 20-piece orchestra who play from memory, and through the compositions of Dave Flynn, express our living musical … Continued
I’m giving a harp recital on Sunday 31st May at 4.30pm at no. 12 Henrietta Street. It’s in association with the Association of Irish Composers as part of their Irish Composers on Irish Music concert series. Tickets here: http://composers.ie/news-activities/irish-composers-irish-music-anne-marie-ofarrell-harp. I’ll be … Continued
Tuesday 24th February at 1pm sees the premiere of my song cycle of poetry from James Joyce’s autobiographical series of poems, Pomes Penyeach. It’s a substantial work for soprano, harp and string quartet, and I’ll be joined by soprano Colette … Continued
Here is one of my compositions. I composed it for the occasion of my ordination. The piece has a number of different levels — “ruach” being the Hebrew word for “breath” or “spirit”.