DALLAS – Lumedia Musicworks, an early classical ensemble, was met with enthusiastic response at its debut of A New Celtic Journey in May 2021. Back by popular demand, this program juxtaposes Celtic fiddling tunes with Baroque masterpieces of a similar flavor. Celtic folk songs will feature vocalists who share an affinity for this music.
“The sources of inspiration for this collection vary widely, from the usual fair maidens and lonely Isles to Cupid, sparrows and fishers of seaweed. It’s definitely an eclectic program,” said Artistic Director Julianna Emanski.
The ensemble performs on instruments made to look and sound like those used when Irish fiddling was born. The song lyrics include English and Gaelic. Rumor has it that one traditional Celtic tune on the program, “Carolan’s Dream”, was the inspiration for Led Zeppelin’s “Stairway to Heaven”, also worked into the mix. French Baroque tambourins, Irish reels and an Appalachian folk song contribute to the Journey.
Lumedia Musicworks is a 501(c)3 non-profit performing arts organization committed to presenting early classical music in creative ways. Lumedia produces short films and live concerts among other mediums. Its short films have won local, national and international awards. Lumedia attracts fans from as far away as Europe, South Africa and Australia.
March 16th in Arlington, Texas
Date and Time: Thurs, March 16, 7:30 PM
Location: St. Mark’s Anglican Church, 2024 S Collins St, Arlington, TX 76010 Parking: On-site parking, free.
Arlington Tickets: https://tinyurl.com/Celtic-Arlington
Lumedia Musicworks Website: https://www.LumediaMusicworks.com
Music in the Chamber Series Hosted by Play Frisco, featuring Lumedia Musicwork’s “A New Celtic Journey”
March 17th in Frisco, Texas
Date and Time: Friday, March 17, 8:00 PM
Location: Council Chambers, George A. Purefoy Municipal Center, 6101 Frisco Square Boulevard, Frisco TX 75219
Frisco Tickets: playfrisco.org/musicinthechamber
Parking: On-site parking, free.