Free Lunchtime Concert at ITMA: Music from the Goodman Collection
The Irish Traditional Music Archive, in association with the Merrion Square Innovation Network, is delighted to host a free lunchtime concert in ITMA, 73 Merrion Square, Dublin 2.
Aoife Ní Bhriain fiddle
Emer Mayock flute
Mick O’Brien uilleann pipes
Winners of the TG4 2014 Gradam Comharcheoil (Musical Collaboration) award
Mick O’Brien: Widely recorded uilleann piper, flute and whistle player from Dublin. Member of a musical family, started playing the pipes at nine and made first commercial recording at thirteen. Has performed among others with The Dubliners, Frankie Gavin and the RTÉ Concert Orchestra. A prominent member of Na Píobairí Uilleann, he teaches pipes at workshops throughout the world, and has recently recorded acclaimed albums with fiddle player Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh.
Emer Mayock: Multi-instrumentalist from Co Mayo, also from a musical family. Specialises in the flute. Albums include Merry Bits of Timber and Playground, the latter comprising mostly her own compositions. Has performed among other groups with the Afro Celt Sound System.
Aoife Ní Bhriain: Fiddle player, daughter of Mick, a recent winner of the Bonn Óir Sheáin Uí Riada traditional fiddle competition and currently a violin student in Leipzig.
The trio of Mick, Emer and Aoife will perform music from their CD of selections from Tunes of the Munster Pipers, an ITMA publication edited by Hugh & Lisa Shields from the James Goodman music manuscripts, a collection compiled in the 1860s of traditional tunes from Munster.