- 08 Feb 23
Tickets for the show are €20, €25, and €30 and can now be purchased online.
The National Concert Hall in collaboration with the Irish Traditional Music Archive (ITMA) have announced the third instalment of their acclaimed series ‘Drawing From The Well’, which brings Ireland’s leading traditional musicians together to celebrate the extensive collection of Irish music housed at ITMA through poetry, music and dance. This year’s performance will take place on the National Concert Hall’s main stage on Sunday, March 12 at 7.30pm.
The ‘Drawing From The Well’ show will feature an impressive lineup of singers, instrumentalists and dancers. Set to take the stage is famed fiddle player Frankie Gavin, traditional flute player Catherine McEvoy, uilleann piper from Co. Galway Pádraic Keane, singer Muireann Nic Amhlaoibh, accordion player Derek Hickey and well-known East Galway fiddle players Liz and Yvonne Kane, along with a slew of other artists. The programme will be presented through music and poetry by RTÉ Radio 1’s Rolling Wave presenter Aoife Nic Cormaic and poet Cian Ferriter.
Drawing From The Well returns to the NCH on March 12! Featuring soloists, singers, dancers, ensemble performances and poetry, the artists will celebrate their work inspired by the historical collections house in the @ITMADublin!
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— National Concert Hall (@NCH_Music) February 7, 2023
“We are very pleased to collaborate with ITMA in presenting the third concert in the ‘Drawing from the Well’ series, celebrating the best in Irish traditional music today,” Robert Read, CEO of the National Concert Hall, said in a statement. “Providing a platform for Irish traditional musicians and singers to perform is a key feature of our annual concert programme and this partnership with ITMA allows NCH to deepen its commitment in supporting, nurturing and celebrating Ireland’s rich musical culture and heritage”.
In a statement, ITMA Director Liam O’Connor added that the music collection housed by ITMA “serve as a continuing inspiration to our contemporary artists, fuelling new creative endeavours” and that he is excited for the public to experience this creation of new art and music.
Tickets for the performance are €20, €25, and €30 and can be purchased online here.
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