Sun 30 Jan, 19:30 GMT
Irish Cultural Centre
5 Black’s Road, Hammersmith, W6 9DT
“Come and Celebrate St Brigid’s Day with the renowned Casey Sisters!
These sisters from West Cork – fiddler / singer / composer Nollaig (ex Planxty, Coolfin &c and currently touring with Cherish the Ladies), harper / composer Máire (2001 recipient of Gradam Ceoil TG4, the most prestigious award in Irish music), and singer / fiddler / composer Mairéad – received great critical acclaim for their début CD together, Sibling Revelry – one of THE DAILY TELEGRAPH’s Folk Albums of the Year.
“Blissfully beautiful… channelling mythology, nostalgia and geography to bewitching effect in heartfelt music” * * * * SONGLINES
“Intimacy and intuition are at the heart of this radiant collection… a treat” * * * * THE IRISH TIMES ”
Shows the mastery that’s given them global reputations… “High-end music-making, virtuosic yet presented (with) warmth and intimacy, rich, flowing, soulful expression… (and) sheer depth of feeling for the Irish tradition” THE HERALD SCOTLAND.
A documentary about Máire and Nollaig (with guests including Mairéad, Chris Newman and Nollaig’s late husband Arty McGlynn) was recently broadcast on TG4 as part of its ‘Sé mo Laoch series. “First-class musicianship… wonderfully atmospheric” * * * * THE DAILY TELEGRAPH”