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China meets Ireland at St. Patrick’s, Dublin

31 May, 2014 7:00 pm
31 May, 2014 9:00 pm
Dublin City Council
St. Patrick's Cathedral
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Patrick St., Dublin 8, Ireland

China Meets Ireland Concert 2014 - Poster

China Meets Ireland is an inter-cultural programme presenting two eras of Chinese and Irish music featuring traditional Chinese music from a thousand year tradition and new music from China written in the past 10 years.

Ireland’s heritage of traditional music is presented with airs and dance tunes on fiddle and concert flute, Irish Harp and Guitar. New Irish music is represented by John Buckley’s I Am Wind On Sea for solo voice, and a selection from A GIRL by Seoirse Bodley with poetry by Brendan Kennelly.

A new work by the renowned Chinese composer Zhao Xi using similar ancient Chinese and old Irish poetry, voice, piano and Gu Zheng will be premiered.

Zhao Xi, Composer and Piano

Li Da Xin and Aylish Kerrigan, Singers

Gu Ling-Ying and Dearbhla Collins, Piano

Zhou Ke Qi, Bamboo Flute and Qun

Liu Le, Gu Zheng; Fintan Vallely, Flute

Wan Ji, Er Hu; Gerry O’ Connor, Fiddle

Anne-Marie O’Farrell, Irish Harp

John Feeley, Guitar

Thursday, 29 May, 1.15 pm St. Ann´s Church, Dublin

Saturday, 31 May, 7.00 pm St. Patrick´s Cathedral, Dublin

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