Alchemy and Kaleidscope Night invite you to:
If music be the food of love…
Alchemy Concerts are a not-for-profit ‘Music in the Community’ Initiative
8pm, Saturday, 13 Februaury 2016
Nuns’ Cross Church, Ashford
Under 12yrs: €5.
Spring is in the air and there is a rare musical treat in preparation for the eve of St Valentine’s Day. Renowned Dublin-based concert series, Kaleidsosope Night, is joining forces with Wicklow’s Alchemy Music Series to stage a concert of great variety and beauty – featuring Jazz, Renaissance and Baroque choral music, Cuban music, Traditional Irish music. Vocal group The Stickleback Singers will join Jazz guitar genius Mike Nielsen and Alchemy regulars, Sonamus, featuring Cormac Breatnach (whistles) Annette Cleary (cello), Rachel Factor (harpsichord) and Eamon Sweeney (guitars).
Music on the night will include Elizabethan song by Renaissance musicians, John Dowland and Thomas Morley; a setting of The Song of Songs by 17th-century composer Heinrich Schutz, George Gershwin’s Someone to watch over me, original compositions by Mike Nielsen, Traditional Irish music, Turlough O’Carolan, and more.
Taking place in the beautiful Nun’s Cross Church the atmospheric music will be enhanced by candlelight, discrete stage lighting, the subtle skill of esteemed sound engineer, Adrian Hart…. and a nice cup of tea or coffee.
Love to see you there!
Supported by The Arts Council, Wicklow County Council & the Wicklow Arts Office