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Lá na Cruite | Harp Day 2021 | Harpers’ Pride

Meet some of our top harpers and connect with the best of Irish harping;

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  • Harper Meabh McKenna performs ‘Róis Bheag Dhubh’ a piece collected by Bunting from the harper Daniel Black in 1792.
  • We teamed up with the World Academy of Irish Music & Dance at the University of Limerick for two top-class collaborations featuring Niamh O’Brien & Aisling Urwin, and Fiana Ní Chonaill & Susan Coleman.
  • Joining us all the way from Tokyo is our good friend and harper Junshi Murakami performing his compositions ‘EQNX’, ‘Physalis’ & ‘Peacock Gardens’.
  • Harper Rosie Murphy features with a fantastic performance of Aisling Lí Ban.
  • Filmed on location in Co. Fermanagh at Lough Erne is Sylvia Crawford’s performance and arrangement of  Carolan’s Eleanor Plunkett (Madam Keil) and Caitlín Triail (Kitty Tyrrell).
  • Alannah Thornburgh features with a beautiful rendition of Kean O’Hara & Apple Blossoms.
  • Harper Luke Webb tunes in from Bristol, UK performing four of his own compositions; ‘Freedoms Call’, ‘Mamó’, ‘Filleadh’, and The Unity Reel.
  • Harper Sophie Ryan joins us from University College Cork for a solo performance of ‘Planxty Robert Jordan’ by Carolan.

16 Oct 2021  1:00 pm - 2:30 pm


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