Prof. Benjamin Dwyer

Prof. Benjamin Dwyer
Prof. Benjamin Dwyer
Head of Performance Studies

  • Member of Aosdána (the affiliation of creative artists established by the Arts Council of Ireland to honour those artists whose work has made an outstanding contribution to the arts)
  • Associate of the Royal Academy of Music, London (ARAM) (an honour bestowed upon those former students deemed to have made a ‘significant contribution to the music profession’).
  • Recipient of the ‘Villa-Lobos Centenary Medal’ (issued by the Brazilian Government)



Constellations: The Life and Music of John Buckley (Carysfort Press, 2011)
‘Transformational Ostinati in György Ligeti’s Sonatas for Solo Cello and Solo Viola’ in György Ligeti: Of Strange Sounds and Foreign Lands (Boydell & Brewer, 2011)
‘Within it lie ancient melodies’: Dowland’s Musical Rhetoric in Britten’s Songs from the Chinese, The Music Times (Summer, 2012)
‘From the Celtic to the Avant-garde: Shifting Perspectives in the Music of John Buckley’, The Musical Times (Winter 2010)
O Master of secret configurations: Reflections on the Adorno/Berg Correspondence’, The Musical Times (Summer, 2007)
‘Laughing at the Chaos: György Ligeti (1923-2006)’, The Journal of Music (September, 2007)
‘The Life and Music of Brian Boydell’, The Journal of Music (September, 2004)
‘Irish Music in the 20th century’, The Journal of Music (September, 2003)

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