Mayo-born pianist Darragh Brogan began his BMus in 2009 at the DIT Conservatory, studying piano with Mary Lennon. He enjoyed considerable success there, gaining first prize in all its major piano competitions, and also claimed regular prizes at the Dublin Feis Ceoil, including the Anthony Glavin Trophy in 2014. Throughout his studies, he participated in regular masterclasses with internationally acclaimed pianists including Barry Douglas, Graham Johnson, and Philippe Cassard. Darragh graduated in 2013, receiving the prestigious Student Academic Excellence Award for highest overall result in the Conservatory. He subsequently completed a Masters in Performance Science at the Royal College of Music in London (where he is now based), studying piano with Professor Nigel Clayton. Darragh has given many performances in prestigious venues around Ireland and the UK including the National Concert Hall, Christchurch Cathedral, Dublin Castle, the Boyle Arts Festival, St. Mary Abbot’s Church, Kensington and St. George’s Church, Hanover Square, London. Programme includes Ravel’s Miroirs suite, Rachmaninov’s Études-Tableaux and Bach-Busoni’s Chaconne.
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