The Piper and the Fairy Queen Camerata Kilkenny with David Power (Uilleann Pipes) Ardee Baroque 2019
The connections between baroque and traditional Irish music are explored in this fascinating concert which brings together the traditional music skills of uilleann piper David Power with acclaimed early music group Camerata Kilkenny. Featuring Carolan’s Sí bheag, sí mhór as well as works by Telemann, Purcell and Leclair is a celebration of Ireland’s musical history.
Tickets €15 / €12 conc. / €5 children
“The opening wail of uilleann pipes, played by David Power, which shifts into swirling music of military glory, beautifully establishes the central opposition of inner pain and public fantasy” (New York Times)
This performance is preceded with a talk by Dr James O'Brien Moran titled Baroque and the Bagpipe (3pm)