Sat. 05 May. 2018

7: 30 PM // Seattle First Baptist Church

Jordi Savall and Hespèrion XXI with Carlos Núñez

Celtic Universe

This event is currently sold out and the wait list is full. If you are already on the wait list, you will be contacted if tickets become available.
 
Pre-Concert Event
Interview with Jordi Savall & Carlos Núñez led by Tony Gomez (Education Manager, Broadway Center for the Performing Arts)
6:30 PM // Seattle First Baptist Church

Gamba virtuoso Jordi Savall and Galician bagpiper Carlos Núñez celebrate the lively music of Celtic culture. Be transported to the Irish emerald landscapes, smell the sweet flowers of Edinburgh, and dance a jig to these ancient and modern music traditions. Savall and Núñez, together with the musicians of Hespèrion XXI, present the music of this distinct, exhilarating tradition in the style of classically trained musicians with the charisma of rock stars.

Read the program notes for Celtic Universe.

 
 

Program

Length

2 hours with one intermission

Performers

Carlos Núñez, Galician bagpipe, Irish flûte, and pastoral pipes (Baroque english cornemuse)
Jordi Savall, treble-viol & lyra-viol (basse de viole)
Pancho Álvarez, Viola capiria (Brasilian guitare from baroque origine) and galician vielle-à-roue
Xurxo Núñez, Percussion, tambourines, and galician pandeiros
Andrew Lawrence-King, Irish Harp and Psalterium
Frank McGuire, bodhran

Program

INTRODUCTION
Air for the Bagpipes

THE CALEDONIA SET
Archibald MacDonald of Keppoch, Traditional Irish
The Musical Priest / Scotch Mary, Traditional Irish
Caledonia's Wail for Niel Gow, Captain Simon Fraser (1816 Collection)
Sackow's Jig, Traditional Irish


CELTIC UNIVERSE IN GALICIA
Alalá
En Querer
Maruxiña
Diferencias sobre la Gayta

THE LORD MOIRA SET
Abergeldie Castle Strathspey, Dan R. MacDonald
Regents Rant - Lord Moira, Traditional Scottish
Lord Moira's Hornpipe, Ryan's Mammoth Collection (Boston, 1883)

Flowers of Edinburgh
The hills of Lorne, Charlie Hunter
The Flowers of Edinburgh Reel
Lament for the Death of his Second Wife Niel Gow (1727 – 1807)
Fisher’s Hornpipe
Peter’s Peerie Boat, Tomas Anderson

* * *

II

THE DONEGAL SET
Tuttle's Reel, Traditional Irish
Lady Mary Hay's Scots Measure, Traditional Scottish
Carolan’s Farewell, Turlough O’Carolan
Gusty's Frolics, Donegal tradition
Jimmy Holme's Favorite

CAROLAN'S HARP
Ane Groundel, Duncan Burnett (Duncan Burnett’s Music Book, Scotland ca. 1610)
Dumbarton’s Drums beat bonny, Anonymous Scottish (Oswald Caledonian Pocket Companion, 1783)
The Reel of Tullochgorum, Traditional Scottish

CELTIC UNIVERSE FROM BRITTANY TO BASQUE COUNTRY
O Soñjal Breton Gwerz
Kunplitzekoa
Aurtxo txikia negarrez Basque lullaby
Biribilketa

IRISH LANDSCAPES
The Lamentation of Owen Roe O’Neil, Turlough O’Carolan
The Hills of Ireland
The Morning Dew
Apples in the Winter
The Rocky Road to Dublin
The Kid on the Mountain
Morrison’s Jig

 
Google Maps

Town Hall Seattle

1119 8th Ave, Seattle, WA

Parking available in the adjacent lot. Street parking also available.

Google Maps

Bastyr University Chapel

14500 Juanita Dr NE, Kenmore, WA

Free parking in the adjacent campus lot.

Google Maps

Benaroya Hall

200 University Ave, Seattle, WA

Advanced reserved parking available in the garage below Benaroya Hall, call 206.215.4747.

Google Maps

Seattle First Baptist Church

1111 Harvard Ave, Seattle, WA

Parking available in the adjacent lot with entrances on Seneca and Boylston.