Fionnuala Hunt is one of Ireland’s most distinguished performers known
as soloist, director and chamber musician with an international career
that has taken her to many parts of Europe, Australia, China and the
A leading figure in the classical music scene in Ireland she has
held important positions such Artistic and Music Director of the Irish
Chamber Orchestra, Artistic Director of the annual Music Festval held in
Killaloe, and Artistic Director of the series of chamber music recitals
at the Irish Museum of Modern Art in Dublin. In 1999 the Sunday
Independent in Ireland honoured her with the ‘Spirit of Life Award’.
A strong advocate of the work of Irish composers she has performed in many
premieres, and Bill Whelan wrote his Double Concerto ‘Inishlaken’
especially for her. Her latest project has been to make her own
arrangements of various Tangos which she has recorded with the RTÉ
Concert Orchestra, and she is now performing in concert.