CAOIN by Ceara Conway – A Glór Commission

CAOIN by Ceara Conway – A Glór Commission

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Known for her unique use of traditional song and lament in contemporary art, for this performance vocalist/artist Ceara Conway collaborates with musicians Kevin Murphy (cello) and Ultan O’Brien (viola, fiddle) of Slow Moving Clouds, and Anna Mullarkey (piano, electronics) to bring you a collection of sean-nós and world music songs that explore the beautiful sounds and sentiments of love, loss and longing, found in traditional praise songs, lullabies with core emphasis on the traditional Irish caoineadh’, lament.  Ceara Conway has gained recognition for her singing in traditional repertoires across cultures from Irish traditional sean-nós, to Portuguese, Arabic and African song and Georgian Chant. The essence of her music is its unique hybridity, a merging of her love and respect for tradition coupled with her interest in new styles, genres and contemporary music.

This CAOIN tour is produced by Glór following the commissioned premiere at Glór in April 2022, kindly supported by The Arts Council. Glór celebrates its 21st birthday this autumn.   

CAOIN the album is commissioned by Creative Ireland Galway County Council. 

Event Details:

  • Date/Time: Fri 30th September 2022 @8pm until 10:00pm.
  • Tickets: Full €20,  Concession €18
  • Suitability: All ages!
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30 September 2022 - 8:00 pm




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