Virtual Trad Orchestra Video Now Available To View
In celebration of Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann the Hawk’s Well Theatre created the first Virtual Trad Orchestra. Open to one and all, musicians and singers worldwide joined us digitally to perform the quintessential Sligo anthem ‘Down by the Salley Gardens’. In this live musical extravaganza vocalists; Maura O’Connell, Seamus Begley, Aine Derrane, Muireann Nic Amhlaoibh, Pauline Scanlon were joined the world’s finest traditional musicians accompanied by stunning visual projections. The live performance took place in two iconic locations; in the intimate surroundings of the Hawk’s Well Theatre, Sligo and to thousands who gathered at the outdoor Gig Rig stage in St. Stephens Street, Sligo.
Relive the moment history was made in this short video. Click to view Virtual Trad Orchestra Video
“One of the highlights of the Fleadh. Go raibh míle maith agaibh go léir.”
Peter McCarrick, Fleadh Cheoil Na hÉireann, Sligeach