The Brendan Voyage & Granuaile Live in Belfast

On Saint Patrick's Day (March 17th) 2001 at the Waterfront Hall in Belfast the Ulster Orchestra will be performing an evening of the music of Shaun Davey with performances of two of his major concert works GRANUAILE & THE BRENDAN VOYAGE.

The evening will also feature a number of high profile soloists under the direction of conductor Gearoid Grant, with Rita Connolly taking the lead role in Granuaile and top uilleann piper Peter Browne being featured, for the first time, in The Brendan Voyage. Granuaile will also feature one of Ireland's top fiddle players Nollaig Casey

as well as, Michael McGolderick on uilleann pipes/flute, Noel Eccles on percussion and, of course, the Ulster Orchestra who were formed in 1966 and have established themselves as one of the major symphony orchestras in the United Kingdom.

Rita Connolly
Nollaig Casey
In addition to the main concert season which runs from October to May each year, the Orchestra's varied home-based activities include participation in the Belfast Festival at Queen's, the Belfast Proms, accompaniment to opera productions, educational work and concerts throughout Northern Ireland.

The concert will be followed by a second concert with one of Scotland's finest traditional music groups, Capercaillie.

Tickets for The Brendan Voyage / Granuaile concert can be booked via the concerts page of the Ulster Orchestra's we site, priced from 5 to 15. Tickets for both concerts can be purchased from the Ulster Orchestra Box Office on 028 9066 8798. Tickets for the second concert cost 15 each, but any booking made for both events will receive a 10.00 discount off the overall cost of booking per person.


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