Harp Festival 2022

Thursday 30th June to Saturday 2nd July 2022

Festival Schedule

View our 2022 schedule and book tickets.

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Join us at An Grianán, Termonfechin, Co. Louth from Thursday 30th June – Saturday 2nd July 2022
Togha agus rogha na cruitireachta le cloisteáil ó chruitirí den scoth. Bígí linn

Established in 1985, An Chúirt Chruitireachta ranks among the top international harp festivals for Irish harp.
We warmly welcome harpers of every standard from all over the world to our 2022 festival. We are passionate about the music of the harp tradition and its place within Irish traditional music. We guarantee top quality workshops, sessions and concerts and an opportunity to engage online with other harpers, gain a better understanding of Irish music, song and dance as well as learning more about the harp and its music.

How It Works

This year our festival returns to An Grianán, Termonfechin, Co. Louth. It’s great to be back in person after two years of online festivals and we look forward to meeting everyone once again. We have put together a panel of exceptional tutors and talented artists to deliver an outstanding 3 days of harp music for you.

We guarantee top quality workshops, classes, concerts and sessions. You will have an opportunity to engage with other harpers, gain a better understanding of Irish music, song and dance as well as learning more about the harp and its music.

Evening Concerts: Hear world class harpers and other traditional musicians at our nightly concerts at 8pm.

Booking on www.eventbrite.ie
Full Festival Package (residential: €200 | Non-Residential: €120

Thursday 30 June, 8pm ‘Réaltaí Ceoil Chonamara agus Teach Lán le Cruitirí’ Join Internationally Renowned Harpers’

Séamus Ó Flatharta and Caoimhe Ní Fhlatharta, Máire Ní Chathasaigh, Kathleen Loughnane, Deirdre Ní Bhuachalla, Kim Fleming, Deirdre Granville and the Triad Harp Trio

Friday 1 July, 8pm ‘A Feast of Music from East to West’

Alannah Thornburgh and Ryan McAuley with Anne-Marie O’Farrell, Cormac de Barra and Gerry Cullen and the Drogheda Singers

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Thursday, 30th June 1.00 pm (free adm.)

Lunchtime Concert, Rising Stars of the Harp from Louth and Beyond.

Friday, 1st July 1.00 pm (free adm.)

Lunchtime Concert, Younger Rising Stars of the Harp from Louth and Beyond.

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Thursday June 30th
1.30 pm Arrival/Fáilte
2.00 pm Classes
3.30 pmBreak
3.45 pmClasses
4.45 pm Break
5.00 pm Meet the Teachers/Workshop
6.00 pm Tea
7.00 pm Individual/Ensemble Practice
8.00 pm Concert 'Réaltaí Ceoil Chonamara agus Teach Lán le Cruitirí' Join Internationally Renowned Harpers’ Séamus Ó Flatharta and Caoimhe Ní Fhlatharta, Máire Ní Chathasaigh, Kathleen Loughnane, Deirdre Ní Bhuachalla, Kim Fleming, Deirdre Granville and the Triad Harp Trio
10.00 pm Seisiún Ceoil
Friday July 1st
8.30 am Breakfast
9.30 am Classes
11.00 am Break
11.15 am Classes
1.00 pm Lunch
2.00 pm Classes/Workshop
3.30 pm Break
3.45 pmWorkshop
5.00 pmBreak
6.00 pm Tea
7.00 pmIndividual/Ensemble Practice
8.00 pm Concert ‘A Feast of Music from East to West’ Alannah Thornburgh and Ryan McAuley with Anne-Marie O’Farrell, Cormac de Barra, Gerry Cullen and the Drogheda Singers
10.00 pmSeisiún Ceoil
Saturday July 2nd
8.30 amBreakfast
9.30 amClasses
11.00 amBreak
11.15 amClasses
1.00 pm Lunch
2.00 pm Classes/Ensemble Workshop
3.00 pmBreak
3.30 pmFinal Student Session/Performances
5.00 pmSlán Abhaile
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