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The Dance of the Cherry Trees

by John Spillane



Recorded live on November 13th 2021 in Cork Opera House as part of the Right Here Right Now Festival.


released April 29, 2022
Performed by:
John Spillane - Vocals & Guitar
Pauline Scanlon - Vocals
The Cork Opera House Concert Orchestra:

Leader Alan Smale
Violin 1 Dave McElroy, Lyn O'Reilly, Rachael Masterson
Violin 2 Tom Crowley, Mary MacCague, Holly McConnell, Caoimhe Brown
Viola: Elaine Kenny, Niamh Quigley
Cello: Grace Coughlan, Alona Kliuchka, Jake Ryan
Double Bass: David Whitla
Flute: Kieran Moynihan
Oboe: Ciara Glasheen Artem
Clarinet / Saxophones: Michael Lynch, Ken Marshall
Bassoon: Marie Essalmi
French Horn: Cuan Ó Seireadáin, Michael Long
Trumpet: Mark Adams, Michael Mullins
Trombone: Eoghan Kelly, Colm O'Hara
Harp: Anne-Marie Papin Labazordière
Percussion: Patrick Lynch

Conducted by John O'Brien
Orchestrated by Paul Frost

Recording Engineer Colm Hinchion
Live Sound engineer - Daragh Murphy
Mixed & Mastered at Wavefield Studios Clonakilty


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John Spillane

John Spillane is a musician, songwriter, performer, storyteller, poet and dreamer. Rooted in people, place and story, his music transports the listener and his live performances captivate audiences around the world. After 20 years, John is set to release his first independent release; 100 Snow White Horses.

Recorded in London with producer John Reynolds and singer Pauline Scanlon.
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