Julian Lloyd Webber Presents
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One of the most extraordinary trumpeters of our time...
Since releasing his self-titled album, Niall O'Sullivan's musical interpretations have brought him standing ovations from countless audiences and massive praise from press and fellow musicians alike. His extraordinary musicianship is unparalleled, energetic and exciting.
Lovely sound, nice piece of work.
— Gay Byrne, Legendary Broadcaster
Fabulous album, fabulous playing, quite fantastic.
— Marty Whelan, RTE Lyric FM
— Gerry Kelly, BBC Radio
His version of 'The Blower's Daughter' is inspired and achingly beautiful. He deserves an international stage.
— Brian Kennedy, Singer/Songwriter
Schilke Artist Niall O'Sullivan has firmly established himself as one of the finest trumpet players of his generation. His self-titled debut album of classical works, jazz standards, contemporary pop, and traditional Irish songs entered the Classical iTunes chart at #1 in Europe, his EP Ballads entered the Jazz iTunes chart also at #1.
His latest album Niall O’Sullivan and Friends was produced by the legendary British musician Julian Lloyd Webber and features opera superstar Danielle de Niese, four-time Grammy winning jazz guitarist Larry Carlton, American theatre royalty Kim Criswell, and two of Ireland’s finest vocalists, Emmet Cahill & Lisa Lambe. Accompaniment is provided by the RTÉ Concert Orchestra, recently voted the World’s Favourite Orchestra. Following the album's Irish release, it was named Album of the Week on Ireland’s premier classical music station, RTÉ Lyric FM, and reached #1 on the Classical iTunes Charts.
Ireland's Niall O’Sullivan has wowed audiences all across Ireland and Europe. His interpretations of jazz ballads and classical works have earned him mass praise from local and national press. His reinvention of tangos has had audiences rise to their feet repeatedly. Niall O’Sullivan and his approach to the trumpet have appeared on various platforms in Ireland from the Grand Canal Theatre to the National Concert Hall, with regular appearances on live TV & Radio. Whether he is performing with full orchestra or piano, Niall O’Sullivan continues to dazzle the public and give them a fresh appreciation for the trumpet.
As a side man, Niall has worked with Tom Jones, Michael Búble, Amy Winehouse, Perry Como, Dionne Warwick, Lalo Schifrin, Jose Carreras, Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, Sinead O’Conor, Bill Whelan, Michel Legrand, Angela Gheorghiu and was the featured guest instrumentalist for Josh Groban’s 2016 Irish tour.
O’Sullivan's Piazzolla brought the audience to their feet.
— Irish Times
Niall O’Sullivan’s playing was bright, breezy, delicate, joyous and stylish.
— Irish Examiner
The trumpet playing by Niall O'Sullivan was sublime.
— Evening Echo
A fine trumpeter.
— Irish Times
I almost said ‘sings’ because that is the effect of what he does.
— Irish Edition
Smooth romantic tone-O’Sullivan’s performance tells a story with every note.
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