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Danú: An Emerald Isle Christmas
December 15, 2022 @ 7:30 pm$25
The acclaimed Irish ensemble, Danú, celebrates Christmas and the New Year in an all new concert for the holidays An Emerald Isle Christmas. The winter is full of celebrations in Ireland and Christmas is one of the most important holidays of the calendar year. Christmas in Ireland is celebrated between Christmas Eve (December 24) and Nollaig Na mBan or Women’s Christmas (January 6). On December 26, families in Ireland observe St. Stephen’s Day or Wren Day. Music, song, and dance are a vital part of joyous community celebrations across Ireland during the holiday season. An Emerald Isle Christmas offers a taste of these extraordinary and centuries old events.
Celtic music lovers around the globe have been thrilled by Dan’s virtuoso players on fiddle, flutes, button accordion, percussion, and pipes and the gorgeous voice of Nell Ní Chróinín. Colorful Irish step dancers add to the festivities. Winners of major awards from the BBC and Irish Music Magazine, Danú celebrates its 25 anniversary with a new celebration of the holidays from their homeland.