Conor Linehan


Work includes theatre scores for: Translations, Arrah-na-Pogue, The Plough and Stars, The Last Days of a Reluctant Tyrant, Only an Apple, Marble, The School for Scandal, Homeland, The Cherry Orchard, The Tempest, She Stoops to Conquer, The Wake, Saint Joan, The Colleen Bawn, Love in the Title (Abbey Theatre); Medea (Siren Productions); The Cordelia Dream, The Taming of the Shrew, Macbeth, Two Gentlemen of Verona, Edward the Third, Loveplay, Luminosity (RSC); Peer Gynt, The Playboy of the Western World (National Theatre, London); American Buffalo, A View From the Bridge, Long Day’s Journey Into Night (Gate Theatre); Freefall, Everyday, Dublin by Lamplight (The Corn Exchange); The Crock of Gold, Antigone (Storytellers); Mermaids (CoisCĂ©im); Rebecca (David Pugh); Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead, Four Knights at Knaresborough (West Yorkshire Playhouse); The Hypochondriac, Tartuffe, Intemperance, The Mollusc, The Mayor of Zalamea (Liverpool Everyman); The Crucible, Carthaginians, A Doll’s House (Lyric, Belfast); Twelfth Night (Thelma Holt Productions).

Conor has written many scores for radio. In addition he works extensively as a concert pianist and has performed with all of Ireland’s major orchestras, premiered concertos by Ronan Guilfoyle and Don Ray as well as performing extensive solo and chamber music repertoire. He wrote a piano concerto for the RIAM Big Band and Therese Fahy which was premiered at the National Concert Hall and subsequently performed in America and Ireland. He recently toured the United States with the Dublin Philharmonic performing concertos by Beethoven and Shostakovich. Conor is on the piano faculty of the Royal Irish Academy of Music. With Ben Delaney, Conor won the 2010 Irish Times Theatre Award for Best Sound Design as well as being nominated in the Judges Special Award category 'for setting the standard for original composition in theatre'.

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