Feargal Murray




​​Feargal was born in Derry and went to Edinburgh University and Goldsmith's College London, where he studied Contemporary Classical Composition

​​​He was nominated for a Helpmann Award in 2017 for "Best Original Score" for Ancient Rain, featuring Australia's Paul Kelly and Ireland's Camille O'Sullivan. He wrote/arranged on Moya Brennan's Grammy-nominated album 'Two Horizons'. He composed original music for the RSC's 'Rape of Lucrece' alongside long-time collaborator Camille, which won the Herald Angel Award at the Edinburgh International Festival 2012. He also wrote music for Aidan Gillen's reading of  "The Dead" by James Joyce, directed by Conor Mc Pherson and performed at London's Shakespeare Globe Theatre in 2015.

As pianist/MD he has toured extensively and played many of the world's greatest concert halls, from the Royal Albert Hall and Radio City Hall to Carnegie Hall. He has performed on BBC TV's 'Later..with Jools Holland" with Camille, voted "one of the 25 best performances in 25 years" by the Telegraph. He has played/recorded or appeared on tv with many different artists, played for Presidents, Princes and Popes and also at George Best's funeral.

He was Musical Director for Brendan's Graham's "You Raise Me Up" Gala concert 2017 at the National Concert Hall Dublin, featuring The Orchestra of Ireland and some of Ireland's finest singers. He has also arranged for the RTE Concert Orchestra and Irish Film Orchestra.

He was Music Co-Ordinator for "Coulter and Company" - an RTE TV Music Series, running for 3 years.

​He has co-written songs with Jimmy Mac Carthy, Brendan Graham and Australian songwriter Paul Kelly, and has had co-writes in the US, UK and Irish album charts.

He continues to be in much demand as composer, arranger and pianist.