Bremner / Hilliard Duo

Myself and David have been performing together for more than ten years. We have been artists performing in concerts organised by the Association of Irish Composers, the Contemporary Music Centre, Irish Composers’ Collective, Walled Music Music Festival, Hilltown New Music Festival.

We are delighted that so many composers have written songs for us to perform: including Derek Ball, Siobhán Cleary, Garrett Sholdice, Massimo Davi, Peter Moran, Ryan Molloy.

Our repertoire includes:

Derek Ball: The Way We Are (recital length song cycle premiered by us)
Seoirse Bodley: Selection from ‘The Naked Flame’
David Bremner: 3 Songs (premiered by us)
Siobhán Cleary: Caoineadh Airt Uí Laoghaire (premiered by us)
Rhona Clarke: The End of Day, Five Songs for Soprano and Piano (complete cycle premiered by us
Massimo Davi: Non sola historia sed ficta fabula (premiered by us)
Claude Debussy: Ariettes Oubliées
Paul Flynn: Music of Snow
Ryan Molloy: An Seilgeoir
Ryan Molloy: Clearances
Peter Moran: The Stranger on the Southbound Train
Peter Moran: Vowels (premiered by us)
Gráinne Mulvey: Ice Cold
Franz Schubert: Selection from ‘Schwanengesang’
Garrett Sholdice: Three Lieder After Franz Schubert (premiered by us)
Anton Webern: Vier Lieder

As well as performing together, we have also formed Béal,a music production company committed to exploring the relationship between the spoken and sung word, and presenting in performance the manifold ways in which music and text can interact. For more information see Béal Festival