Lifting the Door’s LatchUltan O'Brien & his band
This is a show about unification and reflective practice, exploring how different aspects of culture come together, inform one another, and help to create anew. Mythology, stories and poetry become the starting point for newly composed works of Irish music. The poetry is thematically unified as the poems have undercurrents of the idea of cultural healing and of the theme of the Outsider (those who have in them a hunger for experience, a desire for a greater intensity of life and a constant growing to maturity).
The show is inspired by works by John Moriarty, James Stephens, Michael Hartnett, Margaret Ryan, Charles Weekes, Micheal O’Siadhail, Francis Ledwige, and Padraic Colum.
Ultan O’Brien- fiddle/viola/composition
Alex Borwick- Sound design
Paul Roe- clarinets
Niamh Regan- voice
7pm – Ultan O’Brien & his band – “Lifting the Door’s Latch” – live concert
Ultan O’Brien – fiddle/viola/composition; Alex Borwick – Sound design; Paul Roe – clarinets; Niamh Regan – voice
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