Orla Fallon - Pictures, Videos, Biography
- Name: Orla Fallon
- Birth name: Órlagh Fallon
- Birth Date: August 24, 1974
- Birth Place: Knockananna, County Wicklow, Ireland
- Occupation: Singer, harpist
- Genres: Celtic
- Instruments: Vocals, harp
- Labels: Liffey, Manhattan
- Associated acts: Celtic Woman
- Website: OrlaFallon.com
Orla Fallon is an Irish multi-award winning artist, both a vocalist and harpist. She sings traditional Irish music, most often in Gaelic. Orla is a talented harpist and a marvelous singer with the voice of an angel.
Orla Fallon Biography
Orla Fallon began singing and playing the harp at a very young age. Her background is steeped in traditional music and song and she credits her deep love of music to her late Grandparents.
An accomplished harpist and singer she has won many awards worldwide including the International Feis Ceoil, Dublin and the International Pan Celtic Competition for singing with harp accompaniment on two occasions. She tours extensively throughout Europe and North America where her reputation is steadily growing for her renditions of haunting Irish airs as well as her own vocal and instrumental compositions.
Orla Fallon has featured as a soloist in concerts around Ireland at such venues as The National Concert Hall (Dublin), The Opera House (Belfast) and The Waterfront Theatre (Belfast). She has recorded, performed and toured with Internationally renowned groups Clannad and Anuna.
Her debut album, The Water is Wide (2000), has earned her much critical acclaim and has led to many television and radio broadcasts. The album includes many of Ireland's best-loved songs such as She Moved Thro' The Fair, Carrickfergus and Down By The Sally Gardens.
Recently Orla has joined the popular Irish singing group - Celtic Woman.
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