Conor Linehan

Composition / Sound design

Conor Linehan works extensively as a composer for performance. He has also written many scores for radio. In addition Conor works extensively as a concert pianist and has performed with all of Ireland’s major orchestras, premiered concertos by Ronan Guilfoyle and Don Ray as well as performing extensive solo and chamber music repertoire. Conor is on the piano faculty of the Royal Irish Academy of Music.

Conor regularly composes for productions at the Abbey Theatre, and has also worked with the Lyric Theatre, Belfast, Siren Productions, Royal Shakespeare Company, National Theatre, London, Gate Theatre, The Corn Exchange, Storytellers, CoisCéim Dance Theatre, David Pugh, West Yorkshire Playhouse, Everyman, Liverpool, and Thelma Holt Productions.

 

Awards
Best Sound Design Irish Times Theatre Awards 2010 (with Ben Delaney) for "The Last Days of a Reluctant Tyrant" (Abbey Theatre)
Nominated in Judges Special Award category Irish Times Theatre Awards 2010 ‘for setting the standard for original composition in theatre.’

Conor Linehan   She Stoops to Conquer

2014
Stage Theatre
Composition / Sound design
Other featured designers
Liam Doona
Joan O'Clery
Production company
Abbey Theatre
Premiere Venue
Abbey Theatre, Dublin
Writer
Oliver Goldsmith
Director
Conall Morrison
Photographer
Ros Kavanagh

Conor Linehan   The Risen People

2013
Stage Theatre
Composition / Sound design
Other featured designers
Alyson Cummins
Paul Keogan
Philip Stewart
Niamh Lunny
Production company
Abbey Theatre
Premiere Venue
Abbey Theatre, Dublin
Writer
James Plunkett, adapted by Jimmy Fay from a version by Jim Sheridan
Director
Jimmy Fay
Photographer
Ros Kavanagh

Conor Linehan   Dubliners

2012
Stage Theatre
Composition / Sound design
Other featured designers
Joe Vaněk
Sinead McKenna
Val Sherlock
Jack Phelan
The Corn Exchange (Annie Ryan)
Production company
The Corn Exchange
Premiere Venue
Gaiety Theatre, Dublin
Writer
James Joyce. Adapted by Michael West and Annie Ryan
Director
Annie Ryan
Photographer
Fiona Morgan

Conor Linehan   The Crucible

2011
Stage Theatre
Composition / Sound design
Other featured designers
Sabine Dargent
Joan O'Clery
Production company
Lyric Theatre
Premiere Venue
Lyric Theatre, Belfast
Writer
Arthur Miller
Director
Conall Morrison
Photographer
Steffan Hill

Conor Linehan   Freefall

2009
Stage Theatre
Composition / Sound design
Other featured designers
Jack Phelan
Production company
The Corn Exchange
Premiere Venue
Project Arts Centre, Dublin (Space Upstairs)
Writer
Michael West
Director
Annie Ryan
Photographer
Rich Gilligan