Ronan Hardiman - Composer

ROYAL TELEVISION SOCIETY NORTHERN IRELAND PROGRAMME AWARDS 2017

20 October, 2017

Irish Composer Ronan Hardiman (Lord Of The Dance,Neverland,Waterways) will be a judge for the 2017 Royal Television Society Northern Ireland Programme Awards.

Hardiman says “I was delighted to be asked to be a judge in this,the first year of the Best Original Score category.Music plays such an integral role in TV Productions,and as a composer myself I know first hand the hard work that goes in to crafting and tailoring a score to suit a projects specific requirements.It is wonderful that excellence in this field will now be acknowledged and celebrated by the Royal Television Society Northern Ireland Programme Awards.I am looking forward to attending the Awards Ceremony on November 16th at The MAC Belfast.”

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DICK WARNER

17 June, 2017

Very sad to hear about Dick Warners passing.His scripts for the ‘Waterways’ TV series were pure poetry and his delivery completely captivating- made them the timeless Television classics which the series have become.I feel very priveleged to have been part of the ‘Waterways’ team

Waterways – The Royal Canal – 04 – Reaching the Summit

HAYLEY WESTENRA AT THE NCH

16 June, 2016

Brilliant Concert by Hayley Westenra in The National Conert Hall Dublin on 11th June with the RTE Concert Orchestra.I had the pleasure of hearing Hayley perform a song we wrote together entitled ‘Who Will Echo My Heart’.Simply stunning.

Ronan and Hayley Westenra

Ronan and Hayley

 

 

NICKY BYRNE SOLO ALBUM ‘SUNLIGHT’

16 June, 2016

I have had the privilege of Producing and co writing Nicky Byrnes (Westlife) debut solo album ‘Sunlight’ which is available now.You can preview/download in itunes by clicking here

Nicky byrne Solo Album

 

EUROVISION SONG CONTEST 2016

14 April, 2016

Ronan has co written Irelands entry for this years Eurovision Song Contest which will be held in Stockholm,Sweden in May 2016.The song ‘Sunlight’ is co written by Nicky Byrne,Ronan ,Wayne Hector and will be performed by Nicky Byrne.You can view the official lyric video here.

MARTI PELLOW AT NCH DUBLIN

17 August, 2015

I am very proud of and moved by the reaction to the first public performance of our new song  ‘We’ll Be Free’ (written by myself,Marti Pellow and Chris Sheehan) in the National Concert Hall on Friday evening as part of Martis concert with the RTE Concert Orchetra.Martis typically note perfect emotionally charged delivery,together with Fiachra Trenchs powerful Orchestral arrangement resulted in a standing ovation from the audience.It was an amazing moment.A sincere personal thanks to Marti for the lovely introductory words-explaining the circumstances in which we wrote the song-and for the touching dedication.For Nicc.

Ronan and Marti Pellow

Marti and Ronan

NICK CELINO DEBUT SINGLE ‘DROWNED’

15 October, 2014

Have a listen to the debut single ‘Drowned’ (co-written by Ronan) from amazingly talented 19 year old singer Nick Celino from Newcastle UK. You can hear a preview of ‘Drowned’ in itunes by clicking here.The single will be released on November 17th.

RTE TV NEWS THEME

20 May, 2014

Ronan has been commissioned by Irish National TV Broadcaster RTE to compose a suite of music for all of its TV News Broadcasts.The new theme, which went on air at the end of April is a re-worked updated version of Ronans previous RTE NEWS theme which has been broadcast daily over the past five years.”I am very proud and honoured to have been asked again by RTE to provide the music for such high profile programmes” said Hardiman.This is the fourth time in his career that Ronan has been commissioned by the State Broadcaster to compose the music for its News Programmes.

TOM DUNNE SHOW NEWSTALK 106-108FM

14 January, 2014

Ronan was recently interviewed by broadcaster Tom Dunne about his career as a composer on the Irish National Radio Station Newstalk 106-108FM.You can listen to the interview here .

 

CHINESE NEW YEAR CELEBRATIONS

28 January, 2013

Acclaimed young Chinese Pianist Jue Wang  performs music from Ronans ‘Lord Of The Dance’ score with The RTE Concert Orchestra,conducted by Gavin Maloney at the National Concert Hall Dublin on February 11th 2013 to celebrate the Chinese New Year.