Orla’s PBS specials with Celtic Woman have aired on PBS stations in the US over 14,000 times, and she has toured extensively performing in such prestigious venues as Carnegie Hall, Radio City Music Hall, The Greek Theatre in LA, and the Boston Opera House.
Since leaving Celtic Woman in December of 2008, Orla has continued performing solo engagements. She has chalked up four Irish Music Association Awards including Best Solo Singer and Best Harpist, and her version of The Water is Wide was featured on the popular US soap opera The Bold and the Beautiful as well as on the Emmy Awards.
Orla has filmed two solo PBS specials, Orla Fallon’s Celtic Christmas and My Land, the second of which was an Irish musical, geographical and cultural celebration featuring the Dubliners, Tommy Fleming, Damien Dempsey and The Dublin Gospel Choir. The companion My Land CD reached number 4 on the Billboards, with her Celtic Christmas reaching 14 that same year.
Orla Fallon is planning an extensive tour of North America in the upcoming season.
Partial Running List (In no particular order):
Mo Ghile Mear
Morning Has Broken
Ni Na La
Red Is The Rose
Both Sides Now
I'll Tell Me Ma
An Mhaighdean Mhara
Always There (by composers of You Raise Me Up
Nead Na Lochan (Trad piece)
Dancing In The Moonlight (Original song)
Eleanor Plunkett Set (Tunes on harp)
You Raise Me Up
Sonny's Mazurka (harp set)
Tennessee Waltz (harp)
In The Sweet By And By
Homes of Donegal
Harpist and singer from Knockananna in CO Wicklow, Orla Fallon is well known as an original member of the phenomenally successful group, Celtic Woman.
Both with the group and as a solo artist, Orla has performed for such dignitaries as Irish and US Presidents and the Pope.