Harp, Poetry and Pipes: An evening of poetry and music.

Performance of music and poetry: Harp, Poetry and Pipes

Tuesday 3 October, 7pm

Harpist, Kathleen Loughnane will perform newly arranged music from the Patrick O’Neill manuscript collection in the NLI, with Cormac Cannon on uileann pipes and Catriona Cannon on harp.
Poet, Moya Cannon will read a number of poems as part of the performance.

About the event:

The repertoire for the evening will include the music of the harper composers such as the Connellan brothers and Turlough O’Carolan.  However, the programme will primarily be made up of newly arranged music from the manuscripts of Patrick O’Neill  (Pádraig O'Neill) of Owning, Co. Kilkenny (1765 -1832) which are part of the NLI’s manuscripts collection. The collection gives a window on the musical and cultural life of Tipperary during the late 18th Century.

The evening will include:

Kathleen Loughnane – harp
Cormac Cannon – uileann pipes, flute and whistle
Catriona Cannon  - harp
Moya Cannon  - poet.

Poet, Moya Cannon will read a number of poems which reflect her love of music, as well as some of her recent work.

All welcome. Booking not required.

NLI Reference: CLON55
NLI Reference: CLON55
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