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Janet Harbison & the 2021 Virtual Harp Orchestra

December 7th at 18.00GMT (6pm) 


Parts 1 at 6pm GMT

Parts 2 & 3 at 7.15pm GMT

Parts 4 & Solo at 8.30pm GMT.   

Deadline for sharing your videos is 31st October - Email us a link to your video...



Over 100 harpers have joined this amazing project from all over the world – from Japan, China, Australia, Tazmania, all over Europe, the USA and Canada – and of course, Ireland and the UK.

Along with your videos, there will be pics and film footage from the 1997 Belfast Harp Orchestra concerts celebrating the 1400th anniversary of Colmcille’s death (featuring many faces you know!!!)

Mairead Healymanuscript colmcille smWith exquisite live medieval illumination of the 150th psalm (“Praise the Lord with lute and harp!”) by renowned calligrapher Jane Sullivan;

Performances from the wonderful soprano Mairead Healy, narrator Antaine O Donnaile and myself harping.

This tribute to St.Colmcille has been the joy of my lock-down world.

Thank you all for participating.





Go Fund Me...appealing for funds towards the cost of the editing, sound engineering and other technical production costs

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