Bríd Harper CD launch with Dermot Byrne and Floriance Blancke, members of the Clare Memory Orchestra, Chris Droney & family
Legendary Donegal Fiddle star Bríd Harper launches her long awaited first solo album in the company of accordion wizard Dermot Byrne and harpist Floriane Blancke who have won wide acclaim for their recent album ‘Dermot and Flo’.
Following the interval members of the Clare Memory Orchestra will perform solos and duets before local Concertina legend and summer school guest of honour Chris Droney joins members of his very musical family for some authentic local Burren traditional music. The evening will end with the Droneys and Bríd Harper joining the CMO members for a taste of the CMO orchestra sound.
With Francis Droney (concertina), Áine McGrath (fiddle), Ann Kirrane-Droney (concertina/voice).
CMO members appearing include Dave Flynn (guitar), Bjorn Bantock (cello/conductor), Mick O’Brien (uilleann pipes), Cormac Ó Briain (cello), Ciara Ní Bhriain (viola), Eimear McGeown (flute), Jack Talty (concertina), Aisling Agnew (flute), Matthew Berrill (sax/clarinet), Peter Berrill (trumpet), Alex Borwick (banjo/trombone), Matthew McAllister (guitar), Neil O’Loghlen (bass/flute), Aidan Dunphy (percussion), Etain McCooey (oboe/whistle).