Norah O’Leary

Wexford native Norah O’Leary studied cello at the Royal Irish Academy of Music, and on graduating continued her studies at the Sibelius Akatemia, Helsinki, receiving a Masters in Performance of Early Music. Norah won a scholarship to the Vadstena Opera and Baroque Dance Residency programme in Sweden for their 2017/18 season. She also has a keen interest in contemporary music, in particular the use of period instruments in contemporary composition, and was a founding member of the RIAM’s contemporary music ensemble Kirkos. She is the managing director and co-founder of rising early music group Ensemble Dagda, and plays extensively at home and abroad with leading artists and ensembles.

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