Brian Ó hUiginn
Brian Ó hUiginn is an uilleann piper and whistle player from Dublin. He has performed extensively in Ireland and abroad, both with traditional and contemporary bands and as a solo performer.
He has collaborated and recorded with contemporary electro-accoustic
composer Roger Doyle, performing work by Doyle at the Wien Modern
festival in Vienna and on tour in the Netherlands with the Netherlands
Ensemble. He features on Under The Green Time, the live album of
Doyle's music which captures the highlights of the tour.
He has also performed in South Africa with Baroque 2000, a Durban-based Baroque ensemble, and in Ireland and Cyprus with violinist Darragh Morgan.
His work has been broadcast on radio and television
in Ireland, including solo pieces and work with the trad /jazz band
Bevel Jenny. In addition to playing pipes and whistle he is skilled
in computer-based music programming.
His first album Tionchar was released in Summer 2008
More recently Brian has completed a short tour taking in three venues in Ireland and New York with other musicians and composers as part of the Sanakes and Ladders 2009 festival. You can hear audio excerpts other than Tionchar tracks on the Audio Gallery page
Playing in Meeting house square Temple Bar; and with Pat Daly in Whelan's Dublin