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Described as “One of the most exciting Irish saxophone players in a generation”, Robert Finegan is an award-winning saxophonist based in London.


Passionate about new music, Robert works closely with composers from around the world in the production of new works. These original projects have culminated in performances across Europe.


Robert is an avid soloist and chamber musician performing at festivals and venues across Europe, including the Royal Albert Hall, National Concert Hall, Dublin, Ulster Hall, Belfast, Bloomsbury Festival, UK, and Festival de Lussan, France.

In addition to solo performances, Robert has performed with the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra, Ulster Orchestra, and Britten and Shostakovich Festival Orchestra.

Robert has amassed an impressive list of awards and achievements, earning prizes at the Tunbridge Wells International Competition, RCM Jane Melber Competition, Irish Freemasons Young Musician of the Year, and Flax Trust Music Award.

In 2021, Robert completed the Master of Performance degree in the RCM, London, where he studied with Kyle Horch. He gained his Bachelor of Music from TU Dublin, where he studied with Kevin Hanafin. There he received the McNamara Gold Medal for Excellence in Performance.

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