Michelle Mulcahy

 

 

Michelle Mulcahy, from Abbeyfeale in Co. Limerick is considered to be one of Ireland’s most adroit and creative harpers. “Her revolutionary style on the harp is scintillating-played with power and panache, no concession to the complexity of the instrument, confirming her as one of the most significant musicians redefining harp at present”- The Living Tradition. Awarded TG4 Young Musician of the Year 2006 and Female Musician of the Year 2005 at Live-Ireland awards US. She has recorded with Bill Whelan and the Irish Chamber Orchestra on his highly acclaimed Connemara Suite album on which she was a lead soloist. Michelle’s solo harp debut album ‘Suaimhneas’ (2012) has been receiving worldwide acclaim as one of the top harp albums in Irish traditional music. She has recently recorded The Reel Note with her sister Louise and father Mick.

 

As Mainistir na Féile i gCo. Luimnigh, meastar gurb í Michelle Mulcahy duine de na cruitirí is cumasaí agus is cruthaithí in Éirinn. Bronnadh Gradam TG4 do Cheoltóir Óg na Bliana uirthi in 2006 agus an gradam do Bhancheoltóir na Bliana 2005 ag Gradaim Live Ireland sna Stáit Aontaithe. Bhí sí ina príomh-aonréadaí ar an albam dea-chlúiteach le Bill Whelan agus Ceolfhoireann Aireagal na hÉireann – The Connemara Suite. Tá dea-cháil ar a céad albam aonair Suaimhneas (2012) mar cheann de na halbaim chruite is fearr a bhfuil ann i gceol traidisiúnta na hÉireann. Le deireanas, thaifid sí an t-albam The Reel Note lena deirfiúr Louise agus a hathair Mick.

 


Cruitirí | Harpers