The Heartstring Quartet

Nollaig Casey, Chris Newman, Arty McGlynn & Máire Ní Chathasaigh

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“A dream quartet - the sweetest and most exciting music to emerge
for a long time. Matching virtuosity with sheer good taste...
amazing, majestic, delightful" DIRTY LINEN (USA)

Welcome / Fáilte! The Heartstring Quartet is "An outstanding string band made up of two duos - magnificently musical Irish sisters Nollaig and Máire on fiddle and harp, with their two virtuoso guitar partners" Scotland on Sunday***** Arty "is to flatpicking traditional Irish music what Doc Watson is to flatpicking American fiddle tunes” Flatpicking Guitar Magazine (USA), Máire is “the doyenne of Irish harpers” Scotland on Sunday, Nollaig has graced stages worldwide with her “exquisite fiddle- playing and superb vocals” The Irish Times and Chris is “a brilliant English master of the acoustic guitar” Daily Telegraph and “one of our greatest musicians” BBC Radio 2

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We are heartbroken to tell you that Arty died on December 18, 2019. Details here

New CD!
Heartstring Sessions 2 is now available! For info and to order pre-release copies, click here...

Press and Media
For downloadable photos, publicity materials, and a technical specification click here.

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