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DON’T MISS BOBBY MCFERRIN at the NCH Wed 6th & Thurs 7th March!

BOBBY-McFRN-web-adTickets still available (from €36)for Bobby McFerrin Meets Ireland at the National Concert Hall, Dublin on the 6th and 7th March. A ten-time Grammy Award winner, Bobby McFerrin is known for music-making that transcends the boundaries of language, culture and genre. He has inspired audiences around the world with his legendary solo vocal concerts and collaborations with artists ranging from YoYo Ma and the Vienna Philharmonic to Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Chick Corea and Taj Mahal.

Artists performing with Bobby McFerrin in a unique two-day celebration of creativity and collaboration are:
Wednesday, 6 March: Maire Dee – Dancer; Kate Ellis – Cello; Robbie Harris – Bodhrán; Emer Mayock – Irish Flute; Úna Ní Fhlannagáin – Harp; Nick Roth – Soprano Saxophone, Flutes; John Sweeney – Guitar; Francesco Turrisi – Piano, Accordion, Percussion
Thursday, 7 March: Cindy Cummings – Dancer; Kate Ellis – Cello; Robbie Harris – Bodhrán; JPTrio (Ted Kelly, Jos Kelly, Paddy Hazleton) – Banjo, Button Accordion, Cajón Kit; Emer Mayock – Irish Flute; Francesco Turrisi – Piano, Accordion, Percussion

Tickets from nch.ie (no booking fee)
One performance: €40, €50, €60 (choir balcony €25)
Both performances (10% discount): €72, €90, €108 (choir balcony €45)

See the Waltons World Masters Bobby McFerrin Meets Ireland web page for more information.


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Waltons World Masters – Ladysmith Black Mambazo

Waltons World Masters – Ladysmith Black Mambazo

‘It isn’t merely the grace and power of their dancing or the beauty of their singing that rivets the attention, but the sheer joy and love that emanates from their being.’
– Paul Simon

‘Truly great singing…balancing soulful ballads and traditional dance songs with exquisite and perfectly timed harmony work….’
– The Guardian

When Wednesday, 22 June 2011, 8 pm
Where National Concert Hall, Main Auditorium
Presented by Waltons New School of Music
Supported by RTÉ lyric fm, Sunday Independent, Dublin Conrad Hotel
Tickets €34, €40, €46 (choir balcony €20) from nch.ie

More information here

Currently-enrolled students of Waltons New School of Music may receive a 10% discount when booking tickets (up to 4) for this concert. Go to Student Discounts for more information.

Hailed as ‘South Africa’s cultural ambassadors’ by Nelson Mandela, Ladysmith Black Mambazo have been performing powerful, uplifting songs that emote the struggles and passion of South Africa for over forty years. The group sing a capella isicathamiya and mbube music in a joyously energetic performance that combines stirring choruses with softer, almost whispering chants and tightly choreographed dancing, creating a musical and spiritual alchemy that has touched a worldwide audience representing every corner of the religious, cultural and ethnic landscape. They have received fifteen Grammy Award nominations and three Grammy Award wins, and have collaborated with numerous artists from around the world, including Paul Simon on his groundbreaking Graceland album, Stevie Wonder, Josh Groban, Dolly Parton, Ben Harper and many others. This is one concert you won’t want to miss!

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