Print Media Articles/Reviews
Paul O'Connor - Tradreview.com (Last Night's Fun) 9th Nov 2013
'Picture a game of polo. Now picture hurling. Picture an orchestra playing a concerto. Now picture the Clare Memory Orchestra playing The Clare Concerto.'
Academic Article by Susan Monagan, Manager of Audience Development & Special Projects, Ithaca College, New York
The Clare Memory Orchestra began as a gleam in the eye of Composer/Guitarist Dave Flynn. His dream has grown to an orchestra of musicians who can play and help develop a new Irish orchestral repertoire that draws on Irish “trad” and classical traditions equally.....Click here to read more.
The Corkman 5th December 2013
'Siobhán part of Clare Concerto world premier' by John Tarrant
'Two Cork musicians - Niamh Varian-Barry and Rathcoole native Siobhán Buckley - joined forces with the Clare Memory Orchestra to perform the world premiere of the 'Clare Concerto' at a sell-out concert in Glór Tíre, Ennis...Click here to read more
The Clare Champion 7th November 2013
A Memorable Night with Dave's Orchestra by Carol Byrne
An audience of 600 already have their tickets for what will be one of the most unique experiences for traditional and classical music lovers on the Clare stage.....Click here to read more
The Clare Champion 29th November 2012
Memories are made from this By Lorraine Battersby
A PIECE of musical history was made in Glór on Culture Night last September when The Clare Memory Orchestra performed for the first time. Drawn from a talented pool of musicians equally at ease playing classical and traditional music, the orchestra works from memory, performing without sheet music, unlike the typical setup of a chamber or symphony orchestra......Click here to read more