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Mar

09

Wednesday

Centre for Music Studies - Research Seminar - Tarik O'Regan

5.00pm

Public

Award winning British composer Tarik O'Regan discusses his music and influences with Thomas Hyde

Biography

Born in London in 1978, two-time British Composer Award winner Tarik O'Regan
was educated at Oxford University, completing his postgraduate studies at
Cambridge. His 2008 recording for the Harmonia Mundi label, Threshold of
Night, debuted at #10 in the American Billboard(r) chart and received two
GRAMMY(r) nominations (Best Classical Album and Best Choral Performance).
Prior releases include Scattered Rhymes, also on Harmonia Mundi, and his
2006 debut disc, VOICES.
 
O'Regan divides his time between New York City and Trinity College,
Cambridge, where he is Fellow Commoner in the Creative Arts, having
previously held the Fulbright Chester Schirmer Fellowship in Music
Composition at Columbia University and a Radcliffe Institute Fellowship at
Harvard.
 
His compositions have been performed internationally by the BBC Symphony
Orchestra, London Sinfonietta, Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir and Los
Angeles Master Chorale. He is currently working on an operatic version of
Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness in development with American Opera
Projects in New York and OperaGenesis at the Royal Opera House, London

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5.00pmWednesday 9th March 2011

AG09 College Building City, University of London St John Street London EC1V 4PB United Kingdom

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Department of Music

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College Building
City, University of London
Northampton Square
London
EC1V 0HB
United Kingdom
+44 (0)20 7040 8284

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