Irish Cultural Festival Stuttgart
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19 Mar 2016— 26 Mar 2016

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Irish Cultural Festival Stuttgart

Studio Olgastrasse 93 b, Stuttgart, Germany
Chorherrenhaus, Stiftstr. 2, Sindelfingen, Germany
Sängerheim, Sindelfingen
Klosterkirche Bad Herrenalb, Germany
Kursaal Bad Canstatt, Germany

Marking the anniversary of the Easter Rising of 1916, a Festival of Irish Culture is being organised in Stuttgart from 19 – 26 March 2016 to include traditional and contemporary Irish music, poetry, dance, interactive discussions with Irish composers and a multi-media arts exhibition.The event includes:

• Opening Concert and composers’ forum with new works by John Buckley and a world premiere by Rhona Clarke
• Poetry on the theme of 1916 presented by Vincent Woods and new vocal works by Anne-Marie O’Farrell; Aylish Kerrigan, Mezzo and Dearbhla Collins, Piano.
• Traditional Irish music and Irish Songs with Fintan Vallely, Flute; Gerry O’Connor, Fiddle and Tiarnan O Duinnchinn, Uilleann Pipes; Aylish Kerrigan, Mezzo and Ulrike Neubacher, Harp

The festival presents insights into the many aspects of contemporary Irish Culture with internationally acclaimed Irish artists and is under the patronage of Ambassador Michael Collins.