May 20th 2021

HHSI summer news

We've been plotting and planning!

Check out our first 2021 Discovery Day events this weekend, Fri. 21–Sun. 23 May, which we present in association with our friends at Galway Early Music Festival:

Re-discovering Old Irish Harp Music and Traditions
Available all weekend 
Saints, Heroes and Kings 
featuring 15th-17th century music on early Irish harp
Friday 21 May at 8.00 p.m.
Saturday 22 May at 11.00 a.m.
Uncovering Carolan: Surprising new discoveries about
Carolan’s compositional and performance idiom 

More information, and ticket sales, HERE.

For another Galway Early Music Festival fix of historical harp this weekend (Italian baroque triple harp), tune in to the gorgeous (and LIVE!) Abendmusik: Bach and Before concert on Sunday with Mark Duley and Resurgam, broadcast from the medieval St. Nicholas Collegiate Church in Galway. 

HHSI director, Siobhán Armstrong, also extends an invitation to you all to the festival launch of her ensemble's debut CD: Music, Ireland and the Sixteenth Century, which is riddled with the sounds of historical harps of varying kinds!

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