With a broad repertoire that embraces classical, ecclesiastical and traditional Irish music, Marina Cassidy is the foremost Irish harpist/vocalist.
The rich, pure quality of her soprano voice and her ability to interpret her material, musically and emotionally, enhancing the sentiments of each song gives the listener her unique insight, to produce an uplifting and rewarding experience.
Her gifted voice combined with her craft as a harpist, weaving a magical web which catches us all within its spell.
A much travelled concert artist, Marina has performed at 20th Century Fox Studios, Los Angeles and at Kensington Palace in London as well for many prestigious events in Ireland and on the continent of Europe and in the US.
In the past few years she has been guest soprano soloist with Chichester Voices choir in performances of Handel’s ‘Messiah’, Rossini’s ‘Petite Messe Solenelle’, John Rutter’s ‘ Feel the Spirit’, Andrew Carter’s ‘ Horisons’ and Michael Walsh’s ‘ The Way of Love’ in the beautiful cathedrals of Chichester, Portsmouth and Arundel. In recognition of her work she received a Fellowship from the Guild of Musicians and Singers at a ceremony in the Church of All Hallows by the Tower of London in October 2012. Following the ceremony Marina presented a recital of Harp music and Songs and was accompanied on Piano in several songs by Declan Walsh, Organist and Pianist from Tralee, Co. Kerry.
Marina has made a number of television appearances for RTE and is in constant demand in concert in this country. This highly gifted singer and musician finds her greatest sense of achievement and artistic fulfilment in singing and performing the music of her native land.