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CELEBRATING ST. PATRICK'S DAY & IRELAND WITH SONG AND HARP

03/17/19

St John's in the Village Episcopal Church

218 West 11th Street (at Waverly Pl) Map

646-224-6907


17-03-2019 12:00:00 17-03-2019 12:00:00 America/New_York CELEBRATING ST. PATRICK'S DAY & IRELAND WITH SONG AND HARP Irish songs and poems with harp, in celebration of St. Patrick's Day Hear the history of Ireland told in poetry, song, and music. Niamh Ryan (actress), Scott Mooney (tenor), and Mia Theodoratus (harp) present verse, song, and harp repertoire telling of the joys and sorrows of the Irish people, from the Middle Ages to the 20th century. Songs include The Fields of Athenry, She Moved through the Fair, Danny Boy, and more. Poetry by William Yeats, Seamus Heaney, and others. Harp music by Turlough O'Carolan and as accompaniment to song. Poems by Kavanagh, Wilde, Yeats, Heaney, et. al Songs: Sally Gardens Danny Boy There Were Roses The Fields of Athenry ABOUT THE ARTISTS: Niamh Ryan is an actress and playwright from Dublin living in New York. Her most recent credits include Macbeth (Shakespeare in Bryant Park, The Drilling Company), Hamlet (The Drilling Company), Three More Sleepless Nights (Chelsea Rep Lab), 4 $tages (Planet Connections). Her own show Eternal Youth has been produced three times in New York and will be part of the Galway Theatre Festival in Ireland this year, an excerpt from her show Forgive Us Our Trespasses also premiered there in 2017. She is the head-writer for Irish theatre company Cáca Dána and has written several TV pilots. Mia Theodoratus is a composer, improviser and harpist. She has a MFA from CALARTS with Susan Allen. She teaches at Sarah Lawrence College, the Irish Arts Center and Mozartina Conservatory. Favorite experiences include Soft Focus on Sahko records with jimi tenor and Lary 7, Sony Records with country legend Jessi Couture, composing music for Flight of the Conchords on HBO, Dueling Harps with Ann Magnuson and performing with artists like Baikida Carroll, Charlie Haden, Daniel Carter and Lenny Kaye. Recent performance include a duo with Cormac De Barra at the Metropolitan Museum, the United Nations, the Whitney Museum and the Parish Museum. SCOTT MOONEY, TENOR Scott first discovered the ennobling power of classical culture and joy of bel canto singing as a tenor in the Schiller Institute chorus and is privileged to have participated in its production of Mozart’s Requiem Mass memorializing President John F. Kennedy January 19, 2014 in Boston’s Cathedral of the Holy Cross, precisely 50 years from the 1964 celebration there of that Solemn High Mass requested by the Kennedy family. Mozart’s Requiem provided the unique means for several Schiller Institute, New York City memorials to the victims of September 11, 2001. In the recent year Scott is fortunate to have begun concentrated study with renowned soprano, Carmela Altamura, under whose auspices he traveled to Osimo, Italy in August for 10 days of master classes and to Poland in December for a series of peace concerts including at the Galicia Jewish Museum in Kraków. On May 1, 2019 Scott will help celebrate Maestra Altamura’s 50 years of service to the arts at the Rockleigh Country Club. On Sundays Scott can be found singing in the joy-filled choir of Sr. Máire Close, Koinonia John the Baptist, Visitation BVM Church, Red Hook, Brooklyn. http://www.cityguideny.com/eventinfo.cfm?id=359973 St John's in the Village Episcopal Church St John's in the Village Episcopal Church

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Irish songs and poems with harp, in celebration of St. Patrick's Day Hear the history of Ireland told in poetry, song, and music. Niamh Ryan (actress), Scott Mooney (tenor), and Mia Theodoratus (harp) present verse, song, and harp repertoire telling of the joys and sorrows of the Irish people, from the Middle Ages to the 20th century. Songs include The Fields of Athenry, She Moved through the Fair, Danny Boy, and more. Poetry by William Yeats, Seamus Heaney, and others. Harp music by Turlough O'Carolan and as accompaniment to song.

Poems by Kavanagh, Wilde, Yeats, Heaney, et. al

Songs: Sally Gardens

Danny Boy

There Were Roses

The Fields of Athenry

ABOUT THE ARTISTS: Niamh Ryan is an actress and playwright from Dublin living in New York. Her most recent credits include Macbeth (Shakespeare in Bryant Park, The Drilling Company), Hamlet (The Drilling Company), Three More Sleepless Nights (Chelsea Rep Lab), 4 $tages (Planet Connections). Her own show Eternal Youth has been produced three times in New York and will be part of the Galway Theatre Festival in Ireland this year, an excerpt from her show Forgive Us Our Trespasses also premiered there in 2017. She is the head-writer for Irish theatre company Cáca Dána and has written several TV pilots.

Mia Theodoratus is a composer, improviser and harpist. She has a MFA from CALARTS with Susan Allen. She teaches at Sarah Lawrence College, the Irish Arts Center and Mozartina Conservatory.

Favorite experiences include Soft Focus on Sahko records with jimi tenor and Lary 7, Sony Records with country legend Jessi Couture, composing music for Flight of the Conchords on HBO, Dueling Harps with Ann Magnuson and performing with artists like Baikida Carroll, Charlie Haden, Daniel Carter and Lenny Kaye.

Recent performance include a duo with Cormac De Barra at the Metropolitan Museum, the United Nations, the Whitney Museum and the Parish Museum.

SCOTT MOONEY, TENOR

Scott first discovered the ennobling power of classical culture and joy of bel canto singing as a tenor in the Schiller Institute chorus and is privileged to have participated in its production of Mozart’s Requiem Mass memorializing President John F. Kennedy January 19, 2014 in Boston’s Cathedral of the Holy Cross, precisely 50 years from the 1964 celebration there of that Solemn High Mass requested by the Kennedy family. Mozart’s Requiem provided the unique means for several Schiller Institute, New York City memorials to the victims of September 11, 2001.

In the recent year Scott is fortunate to have begun concentrated study with renowned soprano, Carmela Altamura, under whose auspices he traveled to Osimo, Italy in August for 10 days of master classes and to Poland in December for a series of peace concerts including at the Galicia Jewish Museum in Kraków. On May 1, 2019 Scott will help celebrate Maestra Altamura’s 50 years of service to the arts at the Rockleigh Country Club.

On Sundays Scott can be found singing in the joy-filled choir of Sr. Máire Close, Koinonia John the Baptist, Visitation BVM Church, Red Hook, Brooklyn.

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