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Tarik O'Regan

tarik O'regan HeadshotTarik O’Regan was born in London in 1978 and educated at the Universities of Oxforrd and Cambridge. His work has garnered two Grammy® nominations (including Best Classical Album) and two British Composer Awards.

2012 sees the opening of a new ballet, set to his orchestral music, by the Dutch National Ballet and a commission from the Australian Chamber Orchestra, which will be premiered and toured late in the year. 2011 marked the premiere Heart of Darkness, O’Regan’s opera based on Joseph Conrad’s novel of the same name, at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden and the release of Acallam Na Senórach¸ his third album on the Harmonia Mundi label.

He has held the Fulbright Chester Schirmer Fellowship at Columbia University and a Radcliffe Institute Fellowship at Harvard. Other appointments in recent years include positions at Trinity and Corpus Christi Colleges in Cambridge, the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton and Yale University. More information is available at tarikoregan.com

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