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Catrin Finch and Aoife Ní Bhriain - Music at Oxford
Friday 17 November 2023, 07:30pm
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Contact 01865 244806 |

Aoife Ní Bhriain is a highly versatile and gifted violinist, commanding both the classical world and her Irish traditional heritage. Meanwhile, Welsh harpist Catrin Finch needs no introduction, having built an impressive classical career while also exploring unchartered musical territory, most notably through her award- winning collaborations with Senegalese kora virtuoso Seckou Keita and Colombian group Cimarrón.

Together, Aoife and Catrin make a formidable musical duo, inspired by the cultures of their home countries alongside a multitude of wider influences. Their Music at Oxford performance is one of a select few to coincide with the release of their debut album of extraordinary and original material – sparks will surely fly!

Catrin and Aoife perform Whispers at Other Voices Cardigan, 2022

The duo certainly demonstrated the Celtic affinity of Irish and Welsh. Beautiful music. Songlines Magazine

With her compelling performance, mixing Bach and Irish trad, the versatile violinist from Raheny in Dublin became an ambassador for everything Ireland… The Irish Times on Aoife Ní Bhriain

A harpist of some distinction… her playing has striking freedom and an appealing spontaneity, and her technique is dazzling. Gramophone on Catrin Finch

Location Sheldonian Theatre
Tickets: £15-£25 Full price | £7.50-£12.50 Standard concessions

Tickets can be booked online at or by calling the box office on 01865 244806