The Art of Lilting

Dr Robert Harvey, musician and academic, speaks to Laoise O’Brien about the Art of Lilting and his mission to preserve this fascinating form of music-making in traditional Irish music.Recorded on 10th July, 2020.Produced by Laoise O’Brien Featuring  lilting by All-Ireland Champions Seamus O’Donnell, Vincent Crowley, Mairead Corridan, Liam Jones, M.J. O’Reilly and Donal Tydings, and …

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Scoil Eigse Recital

Robert was featured in the opening evening’s recitals at Scoil Eigse online which can be viewed below. He plays two sets of tunes: The Primrose Polka and The House of Hamill/The Merry Harriers/The Spindleshanks. Scoil Eigse Classes continue through to 6 August online.

Robert Harvey and Mark Redmond on Céilí House

Robert Harvey and Mark Redmond were featured on this week’s Céilí House on RTÉ Radio One- a duet on B flat flute and pipes recorded at Scoil Eigse in 2019. The set can be heard at 27.00 minutes by following the link below: https://www.rte.ie/radio/radioplayer/html5/#/radio1/11218101   Robert will teach again at Scoil Éigse 3-6 August 2020.

‘The Christmas Letter’ wins ‘Best Animated Short Film’ at Columbus International Film Festival

‘The Christmas Letter’ has won ‘Best Animated Short’ at last weekend’s Colombus International’s Film and Animation Festival, America’s oldest Film Festival In the film, distributed by Universal Studios, Robert plays the part of ‘Frank the Robin’, who, with the assistance of Henry, helps his neighbour discover the magic of Christmas. The movie is narrated by …

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