Strange Flowers

Chamber Music By Kirk O’Riordan

Kirk O’Riordan composer

Marianne Gythfeldt clarinet
Holly Roadfeldt piano
Reuben Councill flute
Lawrence Stomberg violoncello

Release Date: November 19, 2013
Catalog #: RR7883
Format: Digital & Physical
21st Century

Joyous and energetic, sad and lyrical, images of light and cascading colors-these varied striking moods can all be used to describe composer Kirk O’Riordan’s six chamber works on his premiere Ravello Records release, STRANGE FLOWERS. The six pieces on the album tell a story together, captivating the audience with its accessible but nuanced sound.


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Artist Information

Kirk O’Riordan


Kirk O'Riordan's music has been referred to as “unapologetically beautiful” and is often praised for its uniquely “visual” qualities that depict a wide range of striking moods. Gramophone Magazine praised O’Riordan as “a composer for whom imagery is a defining inspiration. ...[He] is a deeply sensitive composer who savours going gently into the night.” O’Riordan (b. 1968) is an active composer, conductor, saxophonist, and teacher.