Declan O’Rourke is a highly successful Irish artist, acclaimed by his peers, and having achieved many plauditswith his five albums released to date.
Declan’s soulful music, rooted in folk and trad, has attracted the praise of countless industry giants, including John Prine, and Paul Weller, among others.
O’Rourke’s songwriting style moves faultlessly between impressionism, and story telling, and can be athome in almost any form. A dynamic performer, he is at once as comfortable fronting a 50-piece orchestra,as playing solo with a guitar.
Songs of Declan’s have been covered by a growing list of established artists ranging from Christy Moore, to Eddi Reader, and Josh Groban.
Sat 23 June at 8pm
“Compassion, romance, a sense of mortality and a sense of history run through the songs of Declan O’Rourke. His calling is a balladeer, proffering re-assurance in the face of inevitable sorrow.” The New York Times
RTÉ Concert Orchestra Conductor Killian Farrell, Jennifer Davis soprano MOZART Overture; The Impresa...
National Concert Hall, Dublin 2
Brendan Shine is an Irish folk and country singer, television presenter and accordion player from Athlone, with 5 Irish number 1 singles and...
Introduced by Liz Nolan, RTE Lyric FM Concert programme of the very finest Irish art song through the ages. Hamilton Harty A Mayo Lov...
All Saints Church, Castleconnell