Canadian harp music with Ottawa's Acacia Lyra
The Canadian harp music scene is vibrant and varied, and Ottawa harp duo, Acacia Lyra, offers a unique style and approach to the Irish harp through their live music performance and three harp music CDs, Harmonic Curves (2007), Aqsarniit:Northern Lights (2010), and Silver Sun (2011). Listen to sample tracks from these Celtic harp CDs.
Janine Dudding and Susan Sweeney Hermon blend both contemporary and traditional Celtic harp music, performing, composing and singing music in several languages from many corners of the world. Read more about Ottawa harp musicians Janine and Susan.
2015: Upcoming appearances
The Next Stage, in partnership with the Spirit of Rasputins presents ACACIA LYRA, and the Main Street Market Duo
Friday, March 6, 8:00 pm
At the West End Well
969 Wellington Street West (at end of Somerset West)
Admission: pass the hat for performers
Celtic Cross Pub - Wednesday Nights
Drop in for a Guiness at the Celtic Cross Pub on a Wednesday evening - there's a good chance you'll find Acacia Lyra there playing spontaneously with other musicians.
343 Somerset Street at Bank St.
Harpers and Storytellers - Audio interview
Susan and Janine were interviewed in the lobby of the NAC Fourth Stage by Dean Verger, founder of Rasputins, as they attended another Fourth Stage storytelling show. Click to hear the interview.