Farming Concert Pianist Hits a High Note February 2018 - Interview from Caroline Allen While classical pianist, Fiachra Garvey, may be very much at home performing in international concert halls, his heart remains firmly on Irish farming soil. The family farm, at the foot of the Moanbane mountains on the Blessington Lakes in Co. Wicklow, provides a welcome respite from the non-stop nature of […]
Piano Man May 2015 - Interview from RTE 66 young international pianists will compete in the Dublin International Piano Competition (May 15- 26) now ranked in the top 5 piano competitions in the world. 27-year old musician Fiachra Garvey was the top Irish performer in the 2009 competition. Paddy Kehoe talks to the veterinary student turned pianist. Being the top […]
The Classical Pianist with Two Horses Outside February 2011 - Interview from Irish Times Arminta Wallace CLASSICAL PIANISTS aren’t necessarily the most grounded folk you could meet. In fact – and I say this as a one- time classical-pianist wannabe – they can come across as anything from effete to other-worldly to outright weird. A rising star on the Irish scene is, however, bringing a […]