Gallery

July 2017. Artist Ray Elwood sketched Anselm during a Queen’s University Guitar Ensemble concert in St Patrick’s Church, Coleraine.

24th June 2017. Salvatore Sciarrino (left), Dundalk Co. Louth.

21st June 2017. Premiere of ‘Two Baptisms in Solway Firth’, conducted by Derrick Morgan in St Magnus Cathedral, Orkney, Scotland.

June 2017 Local artist Russell Gilmour’s impression of ‘Two Baptisms in Solway Firth’ premiere performance at St. Magnus Cathedral, Orkney.

June 2017 ‘Two Baptisms in Solway Firth’ rehearsal with Sally Beamish at St. Magnus Cathedral, Orkney.

May 2017 ‘Sir, we wish to see Jesus‘ rehearsal with the Marsyas Trio, Vale of Glamorgan Festival.

April 2017 ‘Hinneni’ performed by St Salvator’s Chapel Choir at St Salvator’s Chapel, St Andrews, Scotland.

2016 with Sinead Morrisey. I used her poem ‘Lighthouse’ for a soprano with piano duet.

june 2015 Performing for ‘Sounds Classical’ presented by John Toal on BBC Radio Ulster.

West Dean College

23rd West Dean International Classical Guitar Festival, Sussex August 2014.

Iserlohn

23rd International Guitar Symposium in Villigst and Iserlohn, Germany August 2014.

With Gavin Ferris 2013

Performing at the same event with Gavin Ferris (the instrumental extremist), Féile Unplugged, Belfast, August 2013.

Anselm busking South Wales, July 2013.

Busking South Wales, July 2013.

Performing with Matthew Duly & Christopher Heron @ The Old Tea House, Whitehead, Bistro Night May 2013.

Performing with Matthew Duly & Christopher Heron @ The Old Tea House, Whitehead, Bistro Night 31st May 2013.

Anselm @ Queen's Got Talent

With sponsor Glenda O’Hanlon, CDS, before performing @ Queen’s Got Talent, 25th April 2013.

Performing classical guitar @ Rathcoole Library. Photo by Minwen 2013.

Performing on classical guitar @ Rathcoole Library. Photo by Min Wen Zhu 2013.

Performing @ Rathcoole Library. Photo by Minwen 2013.

Performing on acoustic guitar @ Rathcoole Library. Photo by Min Wen Zhu 2013.

Anselm performing @ Rathcoole Library. April 2013.

Performing @ Rathcoole Library. April 2013.

Anselm @ Whitla Hall 2013

Performing @ The Whitla Hall, Belfast. January 2013.

Anselm McDonnell @ The Black Box, Belfast 2013

Performing @ The Black Box, Belfast. 10th January 2013.

Anselm & Ieuan McDonnell @ Queens Got Talent, Nov. 2012.

Performing @ Belfast Festival at Queens. Festival Green Room, QFT, Nov. 2012.

‘City Hall Rocks Back Concert’ sound check, August 2012

Recording @ Amps Studio, Belfast, June 2012.

Performing @ The Mill Unplugged, Belfast, Mar. 2012.

Joint winner (solo section), ‘Big Busking Bonanza’, Ballyclare, May 2012.

Warming up @ Mountstewart House for live performance on Radio Ulster Saturday Morning Show, Oct. 2011.

Being interviewed by John Toal live on Radio Ulster Saturday Morning Show, Oct. 2011.

Winning performance @ 15th Ards Guitar Festival, Sept. 2011.

Winner of 15th Ards International Guitar Festival 2011.

Citybeat presenter Stephen Clements with Anselm, winner of ‘Newtownabbey’s Next Big Thing’ June 2011.

New Admira classical guitar, April 2011.

Winner of Billy Reid Bursary, Ballyclare Lions Club, April 2011.

Playing new PRS electric guitar, Dec. 2010.

@ Hard Rock Cafe, London, Dec. 2009.

First busking ever with brother Ieuan, Main Street, Ballyclare, May 2007.

First stage performance, Ballyclare, May 2006.

First electric guitar, a Squier Fender Affinity Stratocaster, birthday 2006.

FANselm: some of the people Anselm has met on his musical journey.

With Belfast’s first Poet Laureate, Sinead Morrisey, 2016.

Lecture by Cecilia Rodrigo, daughter of Spanish composer Joaquin Rodrigo @ West Dean International Guitar Festival, Aug. 2014.

Lecture by Cecilia Rodrigo, daughter of Spanish composer Joaquin Rodrigo. @ West Dean International Guitar Festival, Aug. 2014.

Lesson with Antigoni Goni @ West Dean International Guitar Festival, Aug. 2014.

Lesson with Michael Newman @ Iserlohn 23rd Guitar Synposium, Germany, Aug. 2014.

Gerald Garcia

Lesson with Gerald Garcia @ Iserlohn 23rd Guitar Symposium, Germany, Aug. 2014.

With Gary Ryan (classical guitarist, composer) @ Feis Ceoil, RDS, Dublin. 5th April 2014.

Met up with Irish composer Greg Caffrey, Mar. 2014.

With Irish composer Greg Caffrey, Mar. 2014. (Photo GC website).

With Craig Ogden, classical guitarist, during rehersal with the Ulster Orchestra in Belfast, Mar. 2014. (Photo CO website).

Had a private masterclass with Liz Kenny (lutist) 17th Oct. 2013. (Photo LK website).

Had a private masterclass with Elizabeth Kenny (lutist) 17th Oct. 2013. (Photo EK website).

Anselm and Stu Hamm

With Stu Hamm (bass guitarist with Carl Verheyen Band, Steve Vai and Joe Satriani) in Carrickfergus, Oct. 2013.

With Jon Gomm 2013

With Jon Gomm (percussive guitarist) in Belfast, 19th Sept. 2013.

With Xuefei Yang (classical guitarist) in Belfast, 5th June 2013.

With Xuefei Yang (classical guitarist) in Belfast, 5th June 2013.

Anselm McDonnell with Bruce Adams

With Bruce Adams (jazz trumpeter), Dec. 2012.

With George Lowden, Mar. 2012.

With Thomas Leeb, Mar. 2012.

With David Browne-Murray, Mar. 2012.

With Paul Hamilton (drummer) & Simon McBride (guitarist) @ Rockschool, August 2010.