Born in Dublin and based in New York City, violinist Gregory Harrington is redefining the classical virtuoso for the 21st century.
As a classical artist, he is admired for the expressive lyricism of his playing, beauty of tone, and impeccable musicianship. His unique ability to transform movie and film scores, popular jazz, rock and pop music into brand new violin concert pieces has enthralled audiences around the world.
As a performer/arranger with orchestra or his performing groups, Harrington’s cross-cultural and wide-reaching appeal has brought him to perform for Presidents and Vice Presidents, celebrities, heads of state, the United Nations and millions of music fans around the globe.
Today, Harrington is one of Ireland’s most recognized artists, having performed all over the world as soloist.
On August 13th at 7 PM violinist and international sensation Gregory Harrington presents an intimate evening of music with his trio at the Irish Heritage Center.
The evening will journey from the beautiful traditional sounds of Irish Culture ranging from “The Parting Glass” and “The Belfast Hornpipe” to “Shenandoah” & “Riverdance”, from iconic Irish ballads of U2’s “All I want is You” to Glenn Hansard’s “Falling Slowly from the musical “Once”, from the operatic sounds of “Nessun Dorma” to Andrea Bocelli’s “Time to Say Goodbye”, to the cinematic theme and sounds of Italian countryside of “Il Postino” to “Cinema Paradiso” and many more in between.