On this episode of Finding Your Bliss, we have world-renowned cellist Ofra Harnoy and Canadian trumpeter and multi-instrumentalist Mike Herriott on the program. Ofra Harnoy has established herself as one of the greatest cellists on the world’s concert stage. She is one of Canada’s most celebrated personalities and is a Member of the Order of Canada. She has recorded more than 40 solo albums and commands a vast repertoire. She has won many awards and distinctions for her recordings, including 5 JUNO Awards.
Ofra’s husband and collaborator is Canadian trumpeter, Mike Herriott. Mike is a respected multi-instrumentalist in both the classical and jazz genres, and he is in demand as a lead trumpeter, jazz improviser, orchestral soloist, bassist, arranger and composer. He has toured extensively through North America and South East Asia, sharing the stage with a host of luminaries, including Doc Severinsen, Michael Bublé, and Seth MacFarlane and more.
He has a vast recording career and has worked with Michael Bublé, Jann Arden, Paul Brandt, and for Warner, Universal, Sony, Disney, CBC, CTV, and NBC.
On the program they talk about their latest CD, “On the Rock,” which celebrates the music of their new home in the province of Newfoundland & Labrador.