Colman Pearce

Colman Pearce was born in Dublin in 1938, and has composed, throughout his life.

Works written in Ireland include “Three Choral Songs” (1973), “The Magi” (1976 RTECO), and his song cycle “Summerfest” which was commissioned by RTE and premiered in 1993 by Bernadette Greevy. Most of his works were premiered in the U.S.A; most notably “Robinson, the Cat” (Missippi 1998), also “Anagram” (2000 Pittsburgh), and “King Cormac at Tara” (2002 Pittsburgh). Recent works include a Yeats Song Cycle, solo works for guitar,and solo trumpet; also, for solo piano: “Toccata Festiva”, “Preludus and Ludus”, and “Six Preludes”.”The Selfish Giant” for narrators, actors and young pianists was premiered in December 2015.

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