Free Lunchtime Concert at ITMA: Music from the Goodman Collection

Time: 13:00 GMT Date: Sunday 29 November 2015 Venue: 73 Merrion Square Event Over

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.

This event is being held as part of Christmas on the Square, Saturday 29 November 2014. Entrance is free but booking is essential as places are limited. Tickets available here. Starts 1.00pm.

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.