3 Concerts This Week

Posted on Mon 3 December 2012

This Wednesday 5 Dec we have The Gloaming.

The Gloaming is a newly minted collective of five remarkable musicians poised to become a vital force in Irish music. Navigating between the contemporary and traditional genres, their creativity trumps predictability – with music that is haunting and beautiful in equal measure.

Featuring: Thomas Bartlett, Dennis Cahill, Martin Hayes, Iarla O’Lionaird, Caoimhin O’Raghallaigh

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On Thursday 6 Dec we have IBO & Resurgam Present: Handel’s Messiah.

Featuring The Irish Baroque Orchestra and Resurgam Choir.

What more can be said about Handel’s masterpiece… that it will move you beyond words? That it is a life-affirming and thrilling piece of music? That it reflects endings and beginnings, joy and sorrow? All of the above, and much more! Simply unmissable, and unforgettable.

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Finally on Sat 8 Dec we have Declan Sinnott.

With a career spanning over 40 years, Declan Sinnott has played guitar and produced music for Irish folk luminaries such as Christy Moore, Mary Black, Sinead Lohan and John Spillane to name but a few. He was a founding member of Horslips and Moving Hearts – two of the most influential trad /electric bands in Ireland, and spent 13 years guiding Mary Black’s career, producing the majority of her music. Since the year 2000 Declan has been guitarist and producer to Christy Moore, who was recently named as Ireland ‘s greatest living musician in RTÉ ‘s People of the Year Awards.

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