Irish Arts Center Winter Solstice Celebration
with Mick Moloney, Athena Tergis, and Friends

Premium Orchestra: $60

Rear Orchestra
$50 general / $40 members

$40 general
$32 members
$25 student and senior

Group rates available. For more information email info@irishartscenter.org

Photo Credit: Vitaliy Piltser

Irish Arts Center Winter Solstice Celebration
with Mick Moloney, Athena Tergis, and Friends

December 16-17

Friday | 8 PM
Saturday | 3 PM

at Peter Norton Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway at 95th Street, New York, NY 10025

Featuring Mick Moloney and Athena Tergis

Brendan Dolan
, pianist
Jack Fogle
, dancer
Jesse Gelber, piano
Liz Hanley, fiddler and singer
Tamar Korn
, jazz vocalist
Dennis Lichtman
, clarinet and strings
Billy McComiskey
, accordionist
Laura Neese
, dancer
Niall O’Leary
, Irish step dancer
Haley Richardson
, fiddle
John Roberts
, guitarist and singer
Leni Sloan
, dancer
MacDara Vallely
, mumming performance director and performer
and Special Guests!

“What Christmas should be about—celebration, craic, good music and song, the closeness of friends and family, and the thought spared for our sisters and brothers on the margins of life.” – Bill Whelan, Grammy Award-winning composer of Riverdance

It wouldn't be the holiday season without the cross-cultural ebb and flow of our favorite annual celebration of world music, dance, and storytelling. Featuring Mick Moloney, Athena Tergis, and a cast of America’s top Irish and world musicians, our Winter Solstice Celebration is guaranteed to fill your hearts with cheer. Kick off the winter season with your loved ones at “one of the best Irish contributions to a New York Christmas” (HuffingtonPost) with this unforgettable journey of winter solstice traditions from around the world.

This year, Winter Solstice welcomes MacDara Vallely to direct a ritual performance inspired by the old Celtic quarter festivals of the winter solstice, combining mumming, poetry, drama, song, and dance from Ireland, England and the Caribbean islands.

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Take home the Live Irish Christmas experience!

Recorded live at the Irish Arts Center in December 2010, An Irish Christmas: A Musical Solstice Celebration is a celebratory mix of songs and sing-alongs from a range of traditional, contemporary and world music styles.

Available for purchase on irishartscenter.org and itunes.com

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