Live At The Imbolc Festival [Radio Ulster]

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The Ulster Orchestra at the IMBOLC Festival with Jarlath Henderson and Niall Hanna.

BBC Radio Ulster, in partnership with the IMBOLC Festival, present the Ulster Orchestra live from the
Guildhall, Londonderry, with The Jarlath Henderson Band and Niall Hanna. The evening of folk and
traditional music is introduced by John Toal and Lynette Fay.

Jarlath Henderson from Armagh is a singer, multi-instrumentalist, composer, producer and doctor. He is renowned primarily for his extraordinary prowess on uilleann pipes and whistles, while fast emerging as an equally gifted vocalist. Jarlath was the youngest-ever winner of the BBC Young Folk Award in 2003.

Hailing from Derrytresk in County Tyrone, Niall Hanna is a traditional singer/guitarist and is the current recipient of the BBC Northern Ireland/Arts Council of Northern Ireland Young Musicians' Platform Award. Niall comes from a very musical family and at an early age he began learning traditional songs from the singing of his late grandfather Geordie Hanna.