Luke Lally Maguire
Luke Lally Maguire is a London-based pianist currently studying at Guildhall School of Music and Drama where he has recently completed his Masters in Performance. From September 2023, Luke continues his studies at Guildhall on the Artist Diploma programme under the tutelage of Carole Presland, Charles Owen and Ronan O’Hora. He also holds a Bachelor of Music from TUDublin Conservatoire studying with Dr. Mary Lennon.
An experienced performer both in competitions and on the concert platform, Luke is a multiple prize-winner in Ireland’s leading classical music competition, Feis Ceoil for both solo and collaborative performance. In January 2023, Luke made his solo recital debut in the Kevin Barry Room at the National Concert Hall, Dublin. Most recently, he performed in Wigmore Hall as part of the Irish Heritage Music Bursary auditions where he was the recipient of the Music Bursary for Performance valued at £5000.
A versatile pianist, Luke is also in demand as an accompanist and chamber musician, frequently performing in collaborations for recitals and concerts. He is a member of Trio Casella, an award-winning piano trio based in London. Luke was also a member of the 2020/21 Irish National Opera Studio where he held the position of assistant repetiteur, receiving regular coaching from Richard McGrath and Brenda Hurley.
Luke himself has engaged in several piano masterclasses and lessons with Richard Goode, Paul Lewis, Christopher Elton, Barry Douglas, Vanessa Latarche, Leon McCawley, Hilary Coates and Therese Fahy among others.
Luke is generously supported by the Ireland Funds having been awarded a George Moore Scholarship for the period 2021-23. He is also grateful to receive funding from Help Musicians for the 2023/24 period.