Award nomination for visiting Magee Professor

An award-winning composer and Visiting Professor at Magee’s School of Creative Arts has just been shortlisted in the Best Opera category at this year’s Irish Times Theatre Awards.

Postcards from Dumbworld, which was written by Professor Brian Irvine in collaboration with writer/director John McIlduff, incorporates elements of contemporary classical, improvisation and popular music. The awards will be presented in Dublin on February 27. In his role as Visiting Professor of Music, Professor Irvine is helping to promote the School of Creative Arts’ interdisciplinary agenda through his ongoing work in TV, opera, film and animation.