Moya Brennan with Cormac De Barra
and their band Voices & Harps
Moya Brennan, the Voice of Clannad, with harp virtuoso,
Cormac De Barra, bring their enchanting Voices &
Harps live show to audiences in Ireland in a tour that
will showcase their new, critically acclaimed album,
Timeless, along with a rich selection of traditional
favourites and songs from their own repertoires.
Moya and Cormac's live shows are a spectacle of rhythm,
atmosphere and vibrant harmony. Moya's haunting, timeless
vocals and Cormac's mastery of the harp pay homage not
only to their vibrant Irish traditional heritage but
also to their grasp of contemporary musical forms. They
will be joined on stage by a superb band that includes
Aisling Jarvis (Guitar, Bouzouki), Paul Jarvis (Percussion,
Keys) and Lia Wright on fiddle & vocals. The band
have been winning audiences around Europe during the
last two years.
Moya Brennan and Cormac De Barra both come from large
musical families in Ireland and their mutual admiration
for each other naturally developed into a stimulating
Their collection of Voices & Harps albums is the
culmination of their friendship and creative synergy
over the fifteen years. They combine the simplicity,
depth and beauty of the extraordinary skills which make
them unique in their own field. Timeless unveils a new
chapter in their partnership.
Grammy award winner, Moya Brennan is the singer of
Clannad as well as having a successful solo career.
She has sung on most of the world's great stages and
has collaborated with many notable artists including
The Chieftains, Paul Brady and Bono. Along with Cormac
she is also a member of emerging Trad band, Crannua.
Cormac De Barra is renowned internationally as a versatile
harp excellence. He continually pushes the boundaries
of the Irish harp through his work with a wide array
of artists, including Hazel O'Connor, Julie Feeney and
Ashley Davis. Cormac also tours and records with his
brothers Fionán and Éamonn
in the family group, Barcó. Besides his busy
performing schedule he regularly gives workshops and
masterclasses around the world and was the presenter
of TnaG's Imeall for a number of years.