Chris has worked as a freelance professional musician for 29 years, playing a variety of instruments, but in particular the Celtic harp.
Chris played for us at the weekend; and everyone loved it. Would highly recommend.
Chris was fantastic. My guests commented highly of himthey absolutely loved the harp music. His playing truly added to the atmosphere. I'm so glad I booked. I would defindefinately recommend
Chris has worked as a freelance professional musician for 29 years, playing a variety of instruments, but in particular the Celtic harp. He has performed at many Arts festivals & Folk festivals all over the UK, and on several TV & radio programmes, both solo and in various duos and bands. He also played many public events for the Welsh government organisation CADW at various castles and historic sites throughout Wales, and was their official harpist at Caernarfon castle for 9 years. Chris has also played at literally thousands of private events such as weddings and corporate events. He has recorded 22 albums as a principal artist, mostly with harp as his main instrument. Currently plays solo, and also with Ben Walker (duo), Catrin O'Neill (duo), Mike Lease (duo), and Mooncoin Ceilidh band (4-piece)
Main speciality is traditional Celtic music, but also plays popular music. Hundreds of Irish traditional airs, jigs, reels, hornpipes, Carolan tunes etc. Approx. 120 Scottish traditional airs, jigs, reels, strathspeys, Ports etc. Approx. 130 Welsh traditional airs, jigs, reels, hornpipes etc. A selection of traditional Breton, Cornish & Manx tunes. A selection of traditional English folk tunes. Approx. 60 early/medieval/renaissance tunes. LARGE REPERTOIRE OF POPULAR TUNES including: Theme from Zeffirelli film ’Romeo & Juliet’ Theme from ’Braveheart’ (A Gift of a Thistle) Theme from ’Titanic’ (My Heart will go on) Wagner's Wedding March ('Here comes the bride') Cavatina (Theme from ’The Deer Hunter’) Pachelbel’s Canon in D Flower Duet(Delibes) Dance of the Blessed Spirits (Gluck) Schubert's Ave Maria Bach's Prelude in C (excerpt) Birds Flew Over the Spire (Gary Ryan) Women of Ireland Have I told you lately that I love you (Van Morrison) Wonderful Tonight All of Me (John Legend) Thinking Out Loud (Ed Sheeran) When a Man loves a Woman Moon River Nights in White Satin Your Song (Elton John) Sacrifice (Elton John) Can you feel the Love Tonight (Elton John) Unchained Melody You Raise me up Annie's Song (John Denver) Autumn Leaves Somewhere Over the Rainbow I Can’t Help falling in love with you Groovy Kind of Love When I Fall in Love And I Love Her (Beatles) Here, There and Everywhere (Beatles) Norwegian Wood (Beatles) Jealous Guy (John Lennon) Scarborough Fair Fields of Gold (Sting) Shape of my Heart (Sting) Fragile (Sting) Stairway to Heaven Time after time (Cyndi Lauper) True Colours ( Cyndi Lauper) Come away with me (Nora Jones) Nightingale (Nora Jones) May it Be (Enya) Only Time (Enya) Athair ar Neamh (Enya) Chasing Cars (Snow Patrol) Moondance (Van Morrison) Brown Eyed Girl (Van Morrison) The Rose Halo (Beyoncé) Hallelujah Someone Like You Plaisir d’Amour Everywhere (Fleetwood Mac) A Thousand Years (Christina Perri) Can You Feel the Love Tonight (Elton John) Let Me Wrap you in my Warm &Tender Love (Percy Sledge) Songbird (Fleetwood Mac) Sail Away (David Gray) Babylon (David Gray) This Year's Love (David Gray) Love theme from 'The Godfather' How Long will I Love you (Ellie Goulding) Perfect (Ed Sheeran) Yours (Ella Henderson) I'm Yours (Jason Mraz) Clocks (Coldplay) The First Time ever I saw your face Killing me Softly Young & in Love (Lana Del Rey) ..AND MORE...
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