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2020 Winners Announced

CMF Composition Comp Results 2020

2020 Results

Congratulations to the winners of our 2020 Competition – Ultan O’Brien, Niall Tormey, Liam Dougherty and Luke Smyth.

Many thanks to this year’s adjudicator Deirdre Gribbin.

Winners & Premieres

As the 2020 Festival has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, the 4 winning compositions will be premiered at the 2021 Festival. Details to follow:

  • Ultan O’Brien – Na Coillte Istoíche
  • Niall Tormey – Kreatura
  • Liam Dougherty – Sisphye
  • Luke Smyth – Darkly Lit

2019 Results

Congratulations to the winners of our 2019 Composition Competition – Timothy Ethan Doyleinti figgis-vizueta, Robin Haigh and James May.

Many thanks to Andrea Tarrodi for judging the competition.

Winners & Premieres

Their winning works will be premiered at our 2019 West Cork Chamber Music Festival. Details to follow:

The winning works will be performed by Echea Quartet, Doolan Quartet, Docklands Quartet and Ophelia Quartet.

2018 Results

Congratulations to the winners of our 2018 Composition Competition – Darragh Kelly, Daragh Black Hynes, Omar Zatriqi and Lisa Robertson.

Winners & Premieres

Their winning works were premiered at our 2018 West Cork Chamber Music Festival:

  • Omar Zatriqi – Key Chain Halcyon Quartet – 2 July Town Concert
  • Lisa Robertson – Machair Beckett Quartet – 5 July Town Concert
  • Darragh Kelly – Blue Red Abbey Quartet – 6 July Town Concert
  • Daragh Black Hynes – Procession Doolan Quartet – 7 July Town Concert
  • Young Composers Forum – Sunday 1 July. Led by composer-in-residence Deirdre Gribbon

Previous Winners

To view a full list of previous winners from 2008 to 2018, see the pdf – WCCMF Composition Competition 2008 to 2018.

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