Youtube links Concerts March 1st 2018

Jean Kelly – Harp (Photo with Padraig Pearse Harp)

Performing Debussy ‘Danses Sacré et Profane’  at the Boyne Music Festival


Breathe Arts Health Research (Jean Kelly excerpt)


Society of Strange and Ancient Instruments

fascinating project on the science experiments of Francis Bacon. Jean Kelly on medieval harp.


Joni Mitchell’s ‘River’

cover version with Alison Arnopp (vocals)


Sad Songs – Ranagri

Jean Kelly on Electric Harp


Handel Harp Concerto in B flat

performed by Jean Kelly on the audio CD

Performed as a solo piece


Performed by a 6-year Russian prodigy (1993)


Turlough O’Carolan


The Chieftains O’Carolan Medley


Sí Beag, sí mór

performed by Planxty


O’Carolan’s Farewell to Music

performed by Martin Hayes & Denis Cahill


Mozart  – Flute and Harp Concerto


1st Movt. Allegro – with images


2nd Movt. Andante

performed by the famous French harpist (and pupil of Adolphe Hasselmans) Lily Laskine, with Jean-Pierre Rampal.


3rd Movt. Rondo

orchestra video



Jean Kelly & Fiona Kelly

rehearsing the Carl Reinecke cadenza for the first movement


Sull’ aria clip from The Shawshank Redemption







Chanson de Mai



The Swan from The Carnival of the Animals


’cello and harp performance


‘The Dying Swan’ ballet performance


Rimsky Korsakov


Evgeny Kissin

Flight of the Bumble Bee


Flight of the Bumble Bee

’cello Duet


Flight of the Bumble Bee



Dance of the Tumblers from The Snow Maiden

Listen to the recording:


See the orchestra play:


arrangement for Concert Band



Waltz of the Flowers from The Nutcracker Ballet


Details of Tchaikovsky’s life and compositions included in the video


1812 Overture

illustrated with images


Piano Concerto No. 1 in Bflat minor

soloist Lang Lang