Cornamusa Comes to Cleveland and Cincinnati
Scottish & Irish Event Features Song, Dance & Pipes!
By Wolfgang Ribbert & John O’Brien, Jr.
Cornamusa –is a thrilling two-and-a-half-hour journey through the cultures of Scotland and Ireland, combining traditional Irish and Scottish music with a variety of contemporary styles. The superb musicians of Cornamusa (Italian for Bagpipe) perform modern arrangements of well-known songs and tunes, as well as their own compositions.
Intricate, harmonious a cappella renditions of old and new ballads explore the rich Celtic song tradition, while bagpipes, tin whistle, accordion, bodhran and violin join a powerful rock band to create a unique fusion of styles.
Widely acclaimed dancers and choreographers Nicole Ohnesorge and Gyula Glaser (Flames of the Dance, Magic of the Dance, Noctu) lead the international Irish Beats Dance Company in compelling, original dance choreographies. Musicality and a passion for dramatic storytelling distinguish the dancers, who execute the steps with electrifying intensity.
Lavish sets and lighting designs, as well as beautiful costumes round off the experience tomake this exiting show a truly memorable evening for lovers of music, dance, drama, and the fascinating legendary cultures of Ireland and Scotland.
March 15 – Danube Swabian Society, 5290 Dry Ridge Road Cincinnati, Ohio. 5:00 p.m. Tickets: 513-620-8827
March 16 – German Central Farm, 7863 York Road, Parma, Ohio. 7:00 PM
Tickets: 440-888-6018 or 440-884-2724