Killian Farrell répétiteur
Killian’s NOS training is supported by the Roderick Brydon Trust, the South Dublin County Council Annette Halpin Memorial Bursary and Christopher Ball.
Dublin-born répétiteur and conductor Killian Farrell is a first-class honours graduand of Trinity College, Dublin, where he studied musicology. In 2012, he was the first conductor to be appointed to Opera Theatre Company's Young Associate Artists Programme. Since then, he has worked as a répétiteur and chorus master for all of Dublin's major opera companies. Notable productions include acting as chorus master for Lyric Opera Productions' Rusalka (2013) and Tosca (2014), Wide Open Opera's Nixon in China (2014), The Barber of Seville (2016), and Opera Theatre Company's The Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny (2014). Other highlights include conducting the world premiere of Brian Irvine's The Oldest Woman in Limerick for Wide Open Opera. In May 2015, Killian was appointed chorus master for the RTÉ Concert Orchestra, and made his conducting debut with them in August 2015. Recent engagements include his debut with Crash Ensemble, conducting Cosí fan tutte for the Lismore Festival, and performances of Brahms' Ein deutsches Requiem and Bach's B Minor Mass with the Jubilate Choir. He is a Britten-Pears Young Artist, and a member of the Aix-en-Provence Festival Academie.