A Celtic Celebration
Join us on a magical musical journey through the history and culture of the Emerald Isle. Featuring a cast of two vocalists and an actor, as well as Irish step dancers and a traditional Irish instrumentalist, A Celtic Celebration traverses a wide range of Irish/Celtic repertoire with elegance and dramatic flair. Musical highlights include excerpts from Sir Hamilton Harty’s An Irish Symphony and Malcolm Arnold’s Four Scottish Dances and also will include music from films Braveheart and Titanic. Wonderful Broadway standards from Brigadoon and Finian’s Rainbow round out the show together with a rollicking audience sing along. Since its premiere in Indianapolis in March 2000, A Celtic Celebration has had critical and commercial success with several orchestras, including Pittsburgh, Seattle and St. Louis.
3 Flutes (3rd doubles Piccolo)
2 Tenor Trombones
1 Bass Trombone
3 Percussion (4 preferred) – Percussion requirements include Bodhran
Keyboards (1 player)
Piano, Celeste, Synth (“Ethereal voices”, deep chimes, harpsichord, organ)
Strings (10-8-5-5-4 minimum)
The cost for music rental of three (3) standard short symphonic works. The ISO will provide music (contact ISO Librarian Laura Cones for details) stand ready and in folders.
LOCAL NEEDS (To be provided by the Local Producing Orchestra)
2 – 4 local bagpipers are needed to play Scotland the Brave at the end of the concert.
An extra stand and chair are needed in the orchestra (stage left) for the SPC bagpiper.
1 wardrobe dresser
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