Eamonn O'Dwyer

Name

Eamonn O'Dwyer

Biography

Eamonn trained at the Royal Academy of Music and has worked as a musician in theatres all over the world. As a composer he has written original music for Portia Coughlan (Old Red Lion); Around the World in Eighty Days​ & The Glass Menagerie (Chipping Norton Theatre); Much Ado About Nothing ​(Stockholm English Speaking Theatre); A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Barakura Festival Theatre, Japan); The Massacre ​​(Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds); Liquorice & Smokerings ​​(New Wolsey, Ipswich); and Frankenstein (Dorset Corset Theatre Company). He is a frequent musical collaborator at Sir Peter Hall’s Rose Theatre in Kingston, where he has written scores for The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe, Our Town, A Christmas Carol, Hamlet, Tess of the d'Urbervilles, Arabian Nights & ​​Alice in Wonderland. His original musical The House of Mirrors & Hearts won the Musical Theatre Matters Award for Best New Musical Score at the Edinburgh Festival in 2010, and had a critically acclaimed run at London's Arcola Theatre in 2015:

"O'Dwyer's score has a pleasingly complex bent to it, full of intensely unexpected harmonies and contrapuntal melodic lines… the music emerges as a thing of jagged beauty."

Website

http://www.eamonnodwyer.com

Writer Type

Lyricist, Composer

Other Skills

Actor, Arranger, Musical Director, Musician, Orchestrator, Transcriber