Atlantic Arc Orchestra

Atlantic Arc Orchestra
Live at Earagail Arts Festival 2017


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  • country:Ireland
  • style(s):Traditional
  • label:not signed
  • type:Large Ensemble
  • gender:male, female
  • artist posted by:Ackland, Jody

Line up

  • Aidan O'Rourke (fiddle)
  • Dónal Lunny (bouzouki)
  • Ewen Vernal (bass)
  • Jarlath Henderson (uilleann pipes, whistles, vocals, guitar)
  • John Blease (drums)
  • Pádraig Rynne (concertina)
  • Pauline Scanlon (vocals)
  • Sylvain Barou (uilleann pipes, flute)

Atlantic Arc Orchestra is a brand new collaboration that brings together some of the world’s most respected traditional musicians from Ireland, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Brittany, under the musical direction of Dónal Lunny. Performing a programme of original, traditional and re-arranged material, the eight members of the ensemble create a powerful fusion of musical ancestry with a dynamic contemporary approach. Together these esteemed artists form an extraordinary ensemble for a musically charged experience that redefines brilliance.

“What a unique and extraordinary fiddler he is” (Aidan O'Rourke)
"Eminently accomplished” Hot Press (Pauline Scanlon)