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An Chúirt Chruitireachta International Festival for Irish Harp

An Chúirt Chruitireachta International Festival for Irish Harp
Monday June 29th -Thursday July 2nd
Connect with the living tradition of Irish harping as Harp Festival goes on-line
 
 MONDAY 1 JULY, 1pm
International Festival for Irish Harp: Rising Harp Stars Music Generation
The Music Generation Louth Harp Ensemble, under the leadership of director, Deirdre Ní Bhuachalla, play a mix of traditional and contemporary tunes.
The Drogheda Tholsel Sessions

MONDAY 1 JULY, 8pm
International Festival for Irish Harp: Ceol na dTéad featuring Siobhán Armstrong, Róisín Elsafty and Ronan Browne
This trio presents the vibrant voice of one of Ireland’s finest sean-nós singers, Róisín Elsafty together with the very rare and beautiful sound of the medieval Irish harp, played by Ireland’s foremost historical harper, Siobhán Armstrong, woven with the diverse colours of Ronan Browne’s flutes, whistles and 170-year-old pipes.

TUESDAY 2 JULY, 1pm
International Festival for Irish Harps: Rising Harp Stars from Cork to Derry with harpers Aoife Blake and Gráinne Meyers.
The Drogheda Tholsel Sessions
 
TUESDAY 2 JULY, 8pm
International Festival for Irish Harp: Oíche na bhFear with Cormac de Barra, Oisin Morrison, Paul Dooley and Séamas Ó Flatharta joined by multi-instrumentalist Barry Kerr
A concert celebrating the resurgence of male harpers in Ireland.
 
WEDNESDAY 3 JULY, 5pm
International Festival for Irish Harp: Harps a-Humming - Harp Ensemble Gala Concert
A collaborative performance with Maeve Gilchrist (harp), Nic Gareiss (dance), Harp Festival participants and Music Generation and other ensembles from Northern Ireland, Dublin, Mayo, Meath, Louth, Limerick, Wexford, Laois and Wicklow.

Wednesday 3 July 8pm
Joining Forces: Scintillating duo, Maeve Gilchrist and Nic Gareiss in concert with RTÉ Con Tempo Quartet
Programme to include Pasture’s Red, a work for harp and string quartet by Maeve Gilchrist
 
THURSDAY 4 JULY, 1pm
International Festival for Irish Harp: Rising Harp Stars concert featuring Dublin-based harper Luke Webb with piper Luke Ó haAlmhain.
 
THURSDAY 4 JULY, 8pm
International Festival for Irish Harp Gala Concert with renowned harpers.

Date

29 Jun - 02 Jul 2020  

Date

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