Darragh Morgan Brian OhUiginn Gavin Ralston
Traditional music from Ireland, Cyprus and the Balkans, arranged and performed
by Irish violinist Darragh Morgan with Brian OhUiginn (uileann pipes)
and Gavin Ralston (guitar).
Irish violinist Darragh Morgan has collaborated with many leading composers including Philip Glass, Arvo Part, Michael Nyman, Sir John Tavener, Gavin Bryars, Kevin Volans and Michael Finnissy.
He has made numerous concerto appearances across the world, and is a member of the Fidelio Trio with whom he has appeared at the Wigmore Hall, Shanghai Oriental Arts Centre, Casa da Musica Porto and Symphony Space New York.
Darragh has recorded over 25 CDs for labels including NMC, Naxos, Delphian, Mode, Black Box and Nimbus. He is professor of violin and chamber music at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, and the Guildhall School of Music & Drama.
Brian OhUiginn is an uilleann piper and whistle player from Dublin. He has performed extensively in Ireland and abroad, both with traditional and contemporary bands and as a solo performer. His main formative influences have been the Gaelic song traditions, of Ireland and in particular of Scotland, and the music of various Irish, Scottish and Cape Breton players.
Trad. Irish guitarist Gavin Ralston has worked with many artists & groups including Arcady, Beginish, Sharon Shannon, Frankie Gavin & De Dannan, Donal Lunny, Cormac Breatnach, Begley & Cooney, Marie Breatnach & the Irish Folk Orchestra. As a Folk/Rock musician he has toured & performed with The Waterboys, Picture House, Clannad, Bagatelle, Revelino, Frances Black, Mary Black, Luan Parle, Eimear Quinn, Kieran Goss, Leslie Dowdall, Thom Moore, Eleanor McEvoy & Luka Bloom. He recorded with among others Phil Coulter on “Irelands Call” track; featured with Sinead O Connor on a Luka Bloom song “love is a place I dream of”; played piano on Luan Parle’s top 10 selling hit “Ghost”; contributed guitar with Mike Scott on “bring em all in” for a Dan Ar Braz album featuring a Fiachra Trench orchestral arrangement and in total has over 70 album credits.