Custys Interview Series - Liam O'Connor with John Blake

Custys have just released a new video featuring one of Ireland’s leading fiddle players, Liam O' Connor. Liam was born into a musical family in Dublin. His father Mick O’Connor is a flute player and researcher of music who was a founder member of the Castle Céilí Band. During his youth, Liam was taught by Séamus Glackin and won several All-Ireland and Oireachtas fiddle titles. He was awarded TG4 Young Musician of the Year in 2002. He has performed as a soloist and in duets with Liam O’Flynn, Noel Hill and Harry Bradley among others. In 2009, he released a critically acclaimed CD entitled “Dublin Made Me” with uilleann piper Seán McKeon. In addition to this video which features tunes from the album you can also listen to samples from the album here.

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