Owen Lorigan is a graduate of the Royal Irish Academy of Music where he completed both BA in Music Performance and MMus in Performance. He subsequently was awarded an Arts Council Bursary to continue his studies at the Tchaikovsky Conservatoire in Moscow.
He has performed extensively around Ireland as well as in Australia, Cyprus, Germany, Israel, Italy, The Netherlands, Russia, UK and USA. He has also performed with the National Symphony Orchestra and Hibernian Orchestra at the National Concert Hall, Dublin, and University Concert Hall, Limerick.
He has a keen interest in contemporary music and has performed in the Composers’ Choice Series at the NCH, at the Sligo Contemporary Music Festival, and with the Crash Ensemble. He also gave a lecture-recital at the EPTA Conference in Cyprus.
As well as performing in many chamber music groups and working with singers, he adjudicates and is an examiner for the RIAM Local Centre.
He teaches piano and piano technique at Newpark Music Centre in Dublin and is currently Chair of EPTA Ireland (European Piano Teachers’ Association)