Classical Notes

Dick O’Riordan: Friends gather to celebrate Fahy’s birthday with music

The award-winning and internationally renowned pianist Therese Fahy will celebrate ‘a significant birthday’ with guests at the NCH on August 31

Sarah Shine and Caia Leseure in The First Child, Donnacha Dennehy and Enda Walsh’s highly regarded multimedia short opera. Picture: Ste Murray

Dublin pianist Therese Fahy has been one of Ireland’s finest music ambassadors down the years and has made regular concert appearances abroad, particularly in the United States and Europe. She has also been an inspiration to all those she has taught at the RIAM.

A brilliant interpreter of the French classical masters, particularly Debussy, she has received many awards and commissions and been on judging panels for prestigious international competitions. Her celebration of what is ...