Music Network presents dancer Colin Dunne, fiddler Tola Custy, harpist Maeve Gilchrist and uileann piper David Power in ‘EDGES OF LIGHT’ at Roscommon Arts Centre this Wednesday.
This new collaboration is a sparkling kaleidoscope of melody and rhythm inspired by the natural sounds and shimmering patterns of light that announce Ireland’s day.
‘Edges of Light’ draws from a unique and little known Irish idiosyncrasy: the rising of the sun at Dunsink Observatory occurs 25 minutes and 21 seconds later than at Greenwich, meaning that 8pm Dublin Mean Time occurs at 8.25pm GMT! Step in time anyone?
Best known for his performances and choreography in Riverdance and Dancing on Dangerous Ground, Colin Dunne has toured with The Chieftains and De Dannan and performed at such venues as Madison Square Garden and Radio City Music Hall. Three award-winning musicians from Ireland and Scotland complete the ensemble: Clare fiddler Tola Custy, one of the founding members of ground-breaking band Guidewires, acclaimed harpist Maeve Gilchrist and uilleann piper David Power, a former member of Liam Clancy’s Fairweather Band and regular collaborator with Martin Hayes’ Masters of Tradition Project. A must see for all music lovers!
This show gets under way at 8.25pm. Book now via 09066 25824 or by clicking here.