The Wexford Carols & Strange Wonders Bundle
Get both volumes of Caitríona O’Leary’s The Wexford Carols at a special price with free delivery worldwide just in time for Christmas.
The Wexford Carols is the Billboard Number 1 album featuring Grammy winners Sir Tom Jones, Rosanne Cash, Rhiannon Giddens and Donal Lunny.
Strange Wonders, The Wexford Carols Vol.II is the highly anticipated follow up to The Wexford Carols featuring another 11 carols from the tradition that focus on the spiritual and mystical aspects of the Christmas story.
Citadel of Song
Heresy Records announces a double album release of Citadel of Song by medieval/jazz/rock ensemble Anakronos.
The songs from Giovanni Boccaccio’s 14th century masterpiece, The Decameron are revivified through bold new interpretations as conceived by Caitríona O’Leary.
“With this revival of 14th century Italian love poetry, the Irish singer Caitríona O’Leary confirms her status as the world’s leading early music avant-gardist.” – AUDIO Magazine
The Book of Moments
Heresy Records have released Ji Liu’s, Sonata Fantasy, The Book of Moments. The 18 hour and 9-minute-long piece was awarded the Longest Officially Released Instrumental by Guinness World Records.
The Island of Saints
The Island of Saints is a new ground-breaking feature length music film by director Eric Fraad inspired by the medieval/jazz fusion ensemble Anakronos’ highly-acclaimed album, The Red Book of Ossory and its backstory.
The Wexford Carols, Vol. II
Strange Wonders, The Wexford Carols, Vol. II Brings Together Folk, Classical and Traditional Music Luminaries to Present Ireland’s Greatest Christmas Music.
Out now on Heresy Records
Produced by Ethan Johns and Dom Monks Featuring Singers Caitríona O’Leary, Seth Lakeman, John Smith, Clara Sanabras & Stile Antico with Instrumentalists Alison Balsom, Olov Johansson, Simone Colavecchi, Mel Mercier, Ethan Johns, Deirdre O’Leary & John Hearne.
“A supremely beautiful Christmas disc; warming and different.” – Classical Explorer
The Red Book of Ossory – Anakronos
Inspired Irish poems from the 14th century manuscript, The Red Book of Ossory set to medieval music and performed by a stellar band of early music, jazz and contemporary classical virtuosi.
Heresy Records is an art music label specialising in Early Music, Traditional & World Music, Folk, Contemporary Classical, Electronic Music & innovative fusions of these styles. We work with many of the world’s leading specialists in these genres as well as some of the most gifted emerging instrumentalists, singers & composers.
Heresy Films is a new, independent art film development & production company. We make feature length films, short films & music videos that explore historical and contemporary subjects from highly imaginative, original perspectives.
Love’s Fever – A short film by Eric Fraad.
Based on the song Deh Lassa La Mia Vita from the end of day 7 of Giovanni Boccaccio’s The Decameron.
Music by Lorenzo da Firenze. Featuring Caitríona O’Leary, Edited by Martin Mai, Art Direction by Gareth Jones, Filmed by Tara Slye, Recorded and Mixed by Caitríona O’Leary and Mastered by James Darkin.
Funded by an Arts Council Covid-19 Crisis Response Award.
StampHaikuSong a new digital single and short film composed and performed by Caitríona O’Leary.
Based on Gabriel Rosenstock’s Irish Haiku written as poetic responses to a selection of Irish postage stamps.
Art direction and graphic design by Gareth Jones.
The project was made possible by an Arts Council Covid-19 Crisis Response Award.