Celtic Crossroads: Exciting Irish Music and Dance Show
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The last date listed for Celtic Crossroads was Sunday March 25, 2012 / 2:00pm.
Currently at The Hanover Theatre:
- Full Price:
- $39.00 - $42.00
- Our Price:
- $19.50 - $21.00
The internationally-acclaimed Moscow Festival Ballet makes a triumphant return after its sold-out performance of Swan Lake in 2013 with the grand spectacle Sleeping Beauty, the classic tale of a beautiful princess, a sinister witch and the transformative power of true love's kiss. Under the artistic direction of Sergei Radchenko -- the legendary principal dancer of the famed Bolshoi Ballet -- this sparkling production boasts 50 of Russia's most talented dancers along with stunning sets and costumes, all set to the triumphant score by Tchaikovsky. Learn More
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Celtic Crossroads is critically acclaimed as 'the most exhilarating and authentic show to come from Ireland in decades - not to be missed'. It is an explosion of youthful energy and dazzling musicianship.
Celtic Crossroads abounds with fusions of traditional Irish music, bluegrass, gypsy and jazz whilst pulsating with the rhythms of exciting Irish dance percussion. Spontaneous mid-show ovations are the norm, and enraptured Celtic Crossroads audiences are always compelled to shout, and shout for more.
The show itself, incorporating seven world-class musicians, playing over twenty instruments on stage, is a fantastic spectacle. From start to finish you are captivated by a wonderful fusion of musical genres in the Irish music family, such as eastern European Gypsy, North American Bluegrass, world Classical and Jazz, and the various forms of Celtic music from around Europe and the rest of the world. Magical interludes from the haunting uilleann pipes, whistles, low whistles and of course the Irish harp along with some of Irelands finest exponents of traditional song transport the listener to that crossroads in Ireland. Tempestuous fiddle playing competes with explosive banjo, intricate mandolin, accordion, mandola and bouzouki and awe-inspiring guitar riffs, while silky flute playing remind the audience that these fiercely traditional musicians are also classically trained. Throw in thunderous bodhran rhythms, drumkit, and cajon and the audience finds themselves recklessly and ecstatically stomping along. As the thunder starts to take hold, rhythms beating, Irish dancers defying laws of speed and gravity, musicians swopping instruments before your eyes, building and rising from a slow groove to a climactic, epic and all encompassing wildness of unadulterated genius, audiences are unable to prevent themselves from jumping to their feet in thunderous ovation. The show’s success is rapidly gathering momentum as it leaves a trail of enthralled audiences behind it.