Spokane Symphony Pops: Seamus Egan Project
Saturday March 2, 2019 8pm
MORIHIKO NAKAHARA, CONDUCTOR
It’s hard to think of an artist in traditional Irish music that is more influential than Seamus Egan. From his beginnings as a teen prodigy, to his founding of the Irish-American powerhouse band Solas, to his current project touring with friends and musical guests, Egan has helped define the sound of Irish music today. Music comes naturally to Seamus Egan, a master of the Irish flute, tenor banjo, guitar, mandolin and tin whistle, among others. As a composer, he was behind the soundtrack for the award-winning film, The Brothers McMullen, and co-wrote Sarah McLachlan’s breakout hit, “Weep Not for the Memories.” Explore the vast beauty of the Irish tradition.
Joining the Seamus Egan Project on tour in 2018……..
- Moira Smiley - a Singer/Composer who creates and performs new work for voices. A musical polyglot, and vocal shape-shifter, her voice – and composing – are heard on feature films, BBC & PBS television programs, NPR, and on more than 60 albums.
- Kyle Sanna - a composer, producer, guitarist, and improviser who has collaborated with and performed alongside many of today’s virtuosos, including Yo-Yo Ma, Edgar Meyer, and Chris Thile, and with some of the greatest living interpreters of Irish music.
- Owen Marshall - “A guitar/mandolin/banjo player rivaled in character only by the occasional three-pronged carrot” (Vogue 2009).
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