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Muckross Harp Trail 2015
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Date(s) - 26/09/2015
9:00 am - 9:00 pm


Celebrate the launch of the Kerry Harp Ensemble with us at Muckross where we will welcome harpers from all corners of Ireland to our two day celebration of the Irish harp; a combination of harp master classes, sessions and a gala concert presented by the foremost figures in the Irish harp world and specifically ensemble playing. This is a weekend with a difference, set in the unique and scenic surroundings of Muckross House and Traditional Farms and a not to be missed event.

Tutors on the 2015 Harp Trail will include – Dr. Janet Harbison, Kathleen Loughnane, Holly Geraghty, Marina Cassidy and Deirdre Granville.

Gala Concert in the Schoolhouse – Saturday 26th, 7.30pm

An evening of harp music featuring:

· Dearbhail Finnegan and The Meath Harp Ensemble performing The Chronicles of Meath for Irish harps and one concert harp composed by Vincent Kennedy. The work is in seven movements and described as a ‘‘spellbinding sensory experience”.
. Dr. Janet Harbison and The Irish Youth Harp Orchestra, a unique concert group that in the short time since its launch in 2006 has performed Nationally and Internationally – in the UK, France, Belgium and Cypress.
Inaugural performance by the newly formed Kerry Harp Ensemble; Cruitirí na Ríochta

Admission: Free

Due to limited seating it is advisable to prebook tickets by emailing: traditionalfarms@muckross-house.ie