Simon Quigley

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Simon Quigley is a pianist and composer from Dublin, Ireland. Since his time as a founding member of successful indie group Sack, he has had an interesting and varied career, recording and performing with numerous well-known Irish artists including Camille O'Sullivan,[1] Briana Corrigan and Dave Couse.[2] He has composed for documentaries and television series for RTÉ. His current project, Ireland Is ..., with lyricist Mark Cullen and poet Colm Keegan as The Unruly Trinity is due for release in November 2010. With musical influences ranging from Kraftwerk to Arvo Pärt, he is also working on his first solo album, a contemporary classical journey through times and places. As part of this album is a composition with Clare Kavanagh Soprano currently with English National Opera and Martin McCann based on the 3rd Enquiry into the Titanic sinking. It's entitled Ryan v the White Star Line about Thomas Ryan from Askeaton and his pursuit of justice for his son PAtrick who perished on the ship with 1500 other souls.


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