Fergus Johnston

Site Search

Other Resources
News Archive

Fergus Johnston

 Visit Fergus Johnston's Showcase Page on CompositionToday

2 performances.

Forthcoming Performances
No forthcoming concerts currently listed.

Past Performances


Flute Concerto 1st Movement
a short extract from the start of my Flute Concerto (1996), performed by Gareth Costello with National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland under Alexander Anissimov

Flute Concerto 3rd Movement
an extract from the 3rd movement of the flute concerto.

An extract from a piece for string quartet, harp and percussion from 1992

Signals: III. Winter ext
Part of the third movement of a 7 movement suite for solo violin. The soloist is Frantisek Jaros.

Morrigan ext
Etract from Morrigan for Baroque Flute, Harpsichord, and electronics. Eleanor Dawson, David Adams, and myself. From the cd "Flight" The Morrigan is a goddess of war and death in Celtic mythology, a shape-shifter, also known as the Badhbh Catha, or Raven of Battle.

No Reason
Electronics, manipulated glass samples, manipulated text read by heroin addict; part of an interactive installation in conjunction with Soilse, a Dublin centre for recovering addicts

Flute Concerto 2nd movement
an extract from the second movement of the flute concerto

Ard Fhearta
A piece composed for wind ensemble and electronics commissioned by Dúchas for to celebrate the consolidation and conservation of Ardfert Cathedral in Co. Kerry, one of the earliest indiginous attempts at Gothic architecture in Ireland

a piece for 2 pianos inspired by the land and seascapes of County Wexford

Je Goute le Jeu...
An extract from a set of variations for 16 solo strings

Samsara for Orchestra
An extract from my 1990 orchestral essay

Méadú for Violin, Piano, Electronics
an extract from Méadú (Gaeilge for extension/prolongation/enlargement) for Violin, Piano,and Electronics. Live recording by Yosif Radianov, Zornitsa Damianova, and myself on live electronics.

Me at my most lyrical. A nocturne for piano, performed here in a live concert in Varna, Bulgaria by Zornitsa Damianova.

List of Works
This list of works is taken from the records of concert details listed in our concerts section. It is not intended to be comprehensive, but serves as a useful link to recent performances of this composer's work.

Fergus Johnston Biography

Born Dublin 1959. Educated at Trinity College, Dublin. Member of Aosdána (State Artistic Academy in Ireland).

Want to improve this description? You can edit it.

Sheet music by Fergus Johnston