Harpist & Singer


"...a smashing debut album that should raise the very talented young woman's profile..."

The Irish Post ✭✭✭✭✩

"her mastery of the Irish traditional harp is a joy to hear."

Folk Radio UK.

"Susan Bates has that uncanny ability that all great musicians have, of delving into the tradition, uncovering material that others might overlook and presenting it in a new and refreshing way. Allied with her ability to compose beautiful tunes and dream up alluring new songs, she is sure embarking on a musical journey that will bring her to the attention of listeners the world over.

Treasure this unique, adventurous and charming new artist."

Dónal O'Connor

(At First Light)

Debut Album

'Skorsa: The Riddle of the Earth' OUT NOW.

"Young Irish harpist who is destined for great things."

Songlines ✭✭✭✭✩

"...frequently engaging debut collection."

The Irish Times

"It was a real joy producing this album - Susan is a very creative and imaginative musician and I think her personality shines all the way through this recording. She has a bright musical future ahead of her!"

John McSherry

(At First Light, Lunasa, Coolfin, the olllam, Tamalin, etc.)