Máire Carroll is an international concert pianist who has performed at Wigmore Hall, the Barbican, Carnegie Hall and the National Concert Hall, Dublin. Máire is the 2018 winner of the RDS Collins Memorial Prize. the Jim McNaughton/Tilestyle Artist Bursary and the 2012 winner of the Royal Dublin Society (RDS) Music Bursary, the first and only pianist to have won these prestigious awards. Máire has performed with the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland, the National Symphony Orchestra of the Ukraine, the Hibernian Orchestra, the Royal Irish Academy of Music Symphony Orchestra, the Orchestra of St. Cecilia and the Marlborough Baroque Orchestra.
In 2018, Máire launched her sell-out concert series: Hidden Pianos. a new, intimate performance experience, which brings an audience into an unfamiliar performance space, including Dublin Port, Waterways Ireland and 14 Henrietta Street. Máire’s debut solo piano album ROADS is out now.
Long before he won the Nobel Prize for Literature (1925) and an Academy Award for the screenplay for Pygmalion (1938), George Bernard Shaw worked as a music critic in London. Soprano Síobhra Quinlan and pianist Máire Carroll draw on the music criticisms of George Bernard Shaw, performing works contextualised by his writings on music. The whole show […]