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Sligo International Chamber Music Festival

Dermot Dunne (accordian) Ireland

Dermot Dunne

Accordionist Dermot Dunne began his performing career after winning the Irish National Music Competition - ‘Musician of the Future’ in 1996. He studied at the Tchaikovsky Conservatory in Kiev, Ukraine and now follows a busy career as performer and teacher. He performs regularly at venues and festivals in Ireland and has given chamber music recitals and concerto performances in many European countries and also in the USA, China, Singapore and Qatar. He has performed with leading European musicians including Pekka Kuusisto, Natalie Klein, Katherine Hunka and Ivan Monighetti and has recorded with groups including Crash Ensemble, Lunfardia and the Far Flung Trio. Dermot has recently collaborated with Nick Roth on a live accompaniment to the 1926 silent film ‘The Cohens and the Kellys’ and will perform this together with Nick in Toronto and New York during 2019.