NEWS 61

NEWS 61

One of my greatest loves outside of music is Ferrari. I have been a fan of their cars since I was 15… Recently I was lucky enough to be given a guided tour of the Museum in Maranello by Chris Vlahos one of the directors. In passing I offered to...
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NEWS 60

NEWS 60

Well its been a long time coming but worth the wait…. The Cure, Latin America! YES!! This April starting in Rio on April 4th and ending on Roberts birthday in Mexico City. The last time The Cure toured South America was in 1987 just before I joined for the first...
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News 59

News 59

In early December I spent a week in Moscow with my producer Tatiana Tokareva working on the foundations for a new project. I am writing the music for a new ballet! Unfortunately until all the details are complete I can’t really say anymore but I wanted to share some photos...
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News 58

News 58

After the success of the Requiem Adam and I decided to collaborate on a much bigger project. On Requiem we both wrote two movements and combined for the fifth which we both decided was the most satisfying. On our next project we decided to work in the same way combining...
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Other Recent News
News 57

News 57

Love and Other Tragedies I have been working on this project for some time now with my friend the cellist Julia Kent. We had scheduled for a February this year release but due to both our schedules being so complicated we have been forced to put it on indefinite hold. The artwork which you can...
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News 56

News 56

A live DVD of Roger O'Donnell and Adam Donen's Requiem—filmed at Shoreditch Church on April 2nd, 2012—is now available for pre-order.
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News 55

News 55

When we first talked about playing the festivals this summer I decided I wanted to completely overhaul my keyboard set up. It had remained pretty much the same since 1996 and a lot of the components were old and out of date. So I started totally from the beginning and built a whole new...
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News 54

News 54

Talk of a Requiem… not to be repeated performance Monday, April 2nd 2012, 7PM St Leonard’s Church, Shoreditch, London → pre order tickets
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News 53

News 53

I have spoken about collaboration before but I think this is my first true attempt…. I first saw/heard Adam Donen at the launch of his last album Vampires, I was invited by Klarita Pandolfi who has promoted shows for us both. I had no idea what to expect as I hadn’t listened to Adam before...
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News 52

News 52

I will be taking part in this years Analog to Digital Music event in Exeter, Devon. I will be on the industry panel and also performing and demonstrating my live Moog set up. Should be a great day with lots of excellent guests…
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News 51

News 51

I will be performing live this Summer with The Cure! We will be playing around 20 of the European Summer Festivals and I am really looking forward to these shows. Last September we played as a four piece on the Isle of Wight at Bestival and it was a fantastic show, you can relive the...
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News 50

News 50

Those of you that have followed me for a while will know that the closing song on my 2008 album “Songs From The Silver Box,” “Musique Pour Irakli” was written for a fashion designer friend of mine called Irakli. In fact the song inspired the whole album and I have always been grateful to Irakli...
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News 49

News 49

Over the winter I have been collaborating with Adam Donen on a Secular Requiem. It was suggested by a mutual friend an promoter of ours that we collaborate on a project and show. Adam and I met on a cold Sunday before Christmas in Shoreditch in London and a plan was hatched. The initial trigger...
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iCrates

iCrates

Nice little article I was interviewed for about Synthesizers…read the whole thing here. The History of the Synthesizer featuring Roger O’Donnell iCrates, January 2012
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News 48

News 48

Edited highlights from the concert on July 2nd at Morley College London by the Ensembles of the CYM performing Quieter Trees. Composed by Roger O’Donnell, the suite of 6 songs was inspired by the painting Bigger Trees Near Warter by the English artist David Hockney.
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News 47

News 47

Yes it’s time for my tri monthly not so news, news update! Not really much of a secret anymore unless you live at Number 1 Under a Rockafella Plaza, I have rejoined The Cure…. What can I say? I left the band 6 years ago but had been long gone emotionally and musically. Many reasons...
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