An evening of music, song, poetry and anecdote, to celebrate the 150th birthday of WB Yeats. This 90 minute original production, “The Poet and The Harper: Turlough O Carolan and WB Yeats” presented by Tale of the Gael (Ireland) looks at the lives and works of W.B. Yeats (1865-1939) and Turlough O’Carolan, Irish harper (1670-1738)
Catherine Rhatigan harp, Dave Aebli bouzouki/ bass, Robert Tobin flute/whistle, Deirdre Starr voice, John Tuohy uilleann pipes.
After the concert, guests are invited to raise a toast to WB Yeats (born June 13th 1856). The toast, of Irish whiskey, Irish smoked salmon and duileasc, /Irish seaweed comes from Ireland’s celebrated Wild Atlantic Way, part of which runs through Yeats’ beloved county Sligo.
Date: Saturday, June 13th,
Start time: 20.00, doors open 19.15
Venue: Heimatsaal im Volkskundemuseum, Universalmuseum Joanneum, Paulustorgasse 13a, 8010 Graz, Austria.
Tickets 22 Euro / 18 concession, available in advance from martin.niamh(at)gmail(dot)com and by phoning 0699 1122 1634 after 18.00.
Tickets also available on the door on the night.
FB Yeats 2015 Graz