The Road to Lough Swilly with ConTempo Quartet & Mick O'Brien

The Road to Lough Swilly with ConTempo Quartet & Mick O'Brien

Wednesday, 31 July 2019, 8.00pm

KenDu music presents an historical account of the life of legendary Hugh O'Neill and the Flight of the Earls in music.

The Road to Lough Swilly composed and arranged by Michael Holohan will be performed on 31st July at 8p.m. at Beaulieu House & Gardens, Drogheda, Co. Louth. Wine reception to follow performance. This is a wonderful opportunity to enjoy an historical depiction of important events in the life of the 2nd Earl of Tyrone, Hugh O'Neill. The movements make use of traditional Irish music forms including reels, jigs, slip jigs and slow airs. Composed for a soloist Uilleann pipes and string orchestra the concert will feature Mick O'Brien on pipes with the RTE ConTempo Quartet and the Boyne Valley Chamber Orchestra.

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The Road to Lough Swilly: 11 The Flight of the Earls

Published on 17 July 2019

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