Gráinne Mulvey

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Gráinne Mulvey DPhil MA BA(Hons)
Composer
Her music has been widely performed and broadcast in Ireland, Europe, the U.S. and Asia. She has been the recipient of awards and honours such as the RTE Young Musician Of The Future, Composers’ Class, in 1994 and the St John’s Memorial Foundation Prize, Waterford and Newfoundland, Canada in 2003. Her orchestral music has been performed by RTE National Symphony Orchestra, (Ireland), the Northern Sinfonia, (U.K.), the Ulster Orchestra, (N.I.), the Romanian Chamber Orchestra, the Lithuanian National Symphony Orchestra and the Hradec Králové Philharmonic Orchestra, (Czech Republic) and her ensemble music has been performed by Concorde, (Ireland,) Tampere Raw Ensemble, (Finland), Palomar Ensemble Chicago, and the Kommandaria Sax Quartet, (Cyprus) to name but a few. Soloists such as Joe O’Farrell (flute), Elizabeth Hilliard (soprano), Martin Johnson (cellist) and Annette Cleary (cello), have also championed her music regularly.
She has represented Ireland in The International Rostrum Of Composers, with Étude for solo piano in 1994 and Scorched Earth for orchestra in 2006. Her music was selected to represent Ireland at ISCM World Music Days in both 2008 with Akanos for orchestra and Stabat Mater for choir in 2009. She is Head Of Composition at the Conservatory Of Music & Drama, DIT, Ireland.
Two of her pieces, Sextet Uno and Rational Option Insanity, have been recorded by the Concorde Ensemble, on the Black Box label in 1999. Her Soundscape for violin, cello, percussion and tape was issued on CD by the Avantgarde Akademie in Schwaz, Austria in 1996.
Akanos for orchestra was included on the CD Contemporary Music from Ireland, Vol 7 (CMC)
She was the subject of an in-depth profile on Swiss Radio in 2008 and a programme of her major orchestral pieces was aired by Slovenian Radio in 2009.
Her CD Akanos is out on PARMA Recordings, since February 2014 and has received several broadcasts in the Ireland and in the USA.
Her Trinity Fanfare (2004) was published by Prairie Dawg Press, U.S.A. She is represented by the CMC Ireland, AIC, IMRO, IAWM, (International Alliance for Women in Music,) Donne In Musica and is a member of Aosdána, Ireland’s organisation of creative artists. www.grainnemulvey.com
Tri par année. Les pièces les plus recentes apparaissent d'abord

Quintette à vent


P9 PBH Planet 9 primordial Black Hole written for 5 reed instruments and electronics 2022. (2022)
Emergence This piece was written for the Kirkos Ensemble. (2018)

Instrument Solo


Soft Morning City Written for Katalin Koltai and her caplet custom-made guitar. (2021)
On Stellar Evolution Piece for solo Piano (2021)
Hue & Chroma Commissioned by Morgan Buckley, performed by Eoin Flood, in NCH premiered in 2015. (2015)
Steel-grey Splinters for solo piano (2012)
Steel-grey Splinters for solo piano (2012)
Caloresence (2007)

Voix soliste et accompagnement


Great Women Great Women is for Soprano and Electronics commissioned by the Dublin International Chamber Festival (2021)
Discrimination... Tolerance... Peace... This piece was premiered by Mezzo Soprano Aylish Kerrigan and her trio ensemble flute, cello, piano. (2017)

Orchestre Symphonique


Latitude 52 A piece for one of each of the family of orchestral wind instrument, percussion and strings (2021)

Musique Instrumentale


Soft Morning City Written for Katalin Koltai and her caplet custom-made guitar. (2021)
On Stellar Evolution Piece for solo Piano (2021)
Sun of Orient Crimson with Excess of Light Sun of Orient. Winner of the IV category of the IX International Piano Competition Smederevo 2022. (2020)
Hue & Chroma Commissioned by Morgan Buckley, performed by Eoin Flood, in NCH premiered in 2015. (2015)
Excursions and Ascents Concerto for violoncello and orchestra (2015)
Diffractions Diffractions (2014)
Chaotic Landscape (2013)
Steel-grey Splinters for solo piano (2012)
Steel-grey Splinters for solo piano (2012)
Entropy (2009)
Agglomeration (2007)
Caloresence (2007)
Akanos Akanos for orchestra 2006 (2006)
Scorched Earth (2004)

Musique Orchestrale


Latitude 52 A piece for one of each of the family of orchestral wind instrument, percussion and strings (2021)
Excursions and Ascents Concerto for violoncello and orchestra (2015)
Diffractions Diffractions (2014)
Akanos Akanos for orchestra 2006 (2006)
Scorched Earth (2004)

Groupe de Chambre (2 - 4 instruments)


Chaotic Landscape (2013)
Entropy (2009)
Agglomeration (2007)

Soliste (Instrument ou voix) et électronique fixée


Seafarer (2012)
Syzygy (2010)

Ensemble de Chambre (5 - 9 instruments)


P9 PBH Planet 9 primordial Black Hole written for 5 reed instruments and electronics 2022. (2022)
Emergence This piece was written for the Kirkos Ensemble. (2018)
Interstices (2011)

Ensemble vocal


Dead Earth (2010)

Quatuor à Cordes


Entropy (2009)

Soliste (Instrument ou voix) et électronique en temps réel


Soundscape III for flute and tape (2009)

Ensemble Choral


Stabat Mater (2003)
Agglomeration (2007)
Akanos Akanos for orchestra 2006 (2006)
Caloresence (2007)
Chaotic Landscape (2013)
Dead Earth (2010)
Diffractions Diffractions (2014)
Discrimination... Tolerance... Peace... This piece was premiered by Mezzo Soprano Aylish Kerrigan and her trio ensemble flute, cello, piano. (2017)
Emergence This piece was written for the Kirkos Ensemble. (2018)
Entropy (2009)
Excursions and Ascents Concerto for violoncello and orchestra (2015)
Great Women Great Women is for Soprano and Electronics commissioned by the Dublin International Chamber Festival (2021)
Hue & Chroma Commissioned by Morgan Buckley, performed by Eoin Flood, in NCH premiered in 2015. (2015)
Interstices (2011)
Latitude 52 A piece for one of each of the family of orchestral wind instrument, percussion and strings (2021)
On Stellar Evolution Piece for solo Piano (2021)
P9 PBH Planet 9 primordial Black Hole written for 5 reed instruments and electronics 2022. (2022)
Scorched Earth (2004)
Seafarer (2012)
Soft Morning City Written for Katalin Koltai and her caplet custom-made guitar. (2021)
Soundscape III for flute and tape (2009)
Stabat Mater (2003)
Steel-grey Splinters for solo piano (2012)
Steel-grey Splinters for solo piano (2012)
Sun of Orient Crimson with Excess of Light Sun of Orient. Winner of the IV category of the IX International Piano Competition Smederevo 2022. (2020)
Syzygy (2010)