• HELEN FLAHERTY BAND: Ierse-, Schotse- en Engelse folk in D'n Hiemel
  • HELEN FLAHERTY BAND: Ierse-, Schotse- en Engelse folk in D'n Hiemel
  • HELEN FLAHERTY BAND: Ierse-, Schotse- en Engelse folk in D'n Hiemel

HELEN FLAHERTY BAND: Ierse-, Schotse- en Engelse folk in D'n Hiemel

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Zondag 26 november a.s. vulde D’n Hiemel zich vanaf 16.00 uur met Ierse-, Schotse- en Engelse folkmuziek van de Schotse zangeres Helen Flaherty die zich voor dit concert verzekerd had van de steun van de gerenommeerde Vlaamse gitarist Philip Masure en de multi-instrumentalist Siard de Jong.

Helen Flaherty is een Schotse zangeres en bodhranspeler, woonachtig in Antwerpen. Haar repertoire bestaat uit zowel traditionele als recente composities in de traditionele trant.
Hoewel Philip Mzure een aantal instrumenten bespeelt, is hij vooral bekend als (open tuning-)gitarist. Nam op en speelde bij tal van bands, waaronder Laïs, Orion, Carlene Anglim (winnaar BBC2 Young Tradition Award), Fling en de internationale band Comas.
Siard de Jonf begon zijn muzikale carrière op 14-jarige leeftijd. Omdat hij in het begin een tenorbanjo- en mandolinespeler was, veranderde zijn focus al snel naar de viool, cittern en zang. Na zijn verhuizing naar Amsterdam speelde hij met talloze muzikanten op talloze locaties in het “folkcircuit”.

Irish, Scottish and English folk music on Sunday, November 26 in D'n Hiemel

Helen Flaherty Band

From 4 p.m. on Sunday, November 26, D'n Hiemel will be filled with Irish, Scottish and English folk music by the Scottish singer Helen Flaherty, who has secured the support of the renowned Flemish guitarist Philip Masure and the multi-instrumentalist for this concert. Siard de Jong.
Tickets: 15 euros pre-sale / 18 euros box office
https://shop.compoticketing.eu/nl/shop/ticketshop/event/3D4C5DE25513/1

The Helen Flaherty Band presents a program of Irish and Scottish music, with polyphonic singing, violin, flute, cittern, guitar and bodhran. Traditional and contemporary singing and melodies, with both fresh and innovative arrangements.

Helen Flaherty
Helen is a Scottish singer and bodhran player, living in Antwerp. Her repertoire consists of both traditional and recent compositions in the traditional style. She released a solo CD Oft Times I've Been Cheery. Helen is also a member of the Irish/Scottish group Shantalla and has toured and recorded with numerous (inter)national musicians.
Press: “Vocal Poetry" (Celtic Beat, Folk Music Magazine, USA)

Philip Masure
Although Philip plays a number of instruments, he is best known as an (open tuning) guitarist. Recorded and played with numerous bands including Laïs, Orion, Carlene Anglim (BBC2 Young Tradition Award winner), Fling and the international band Comas. He teaches all over the world and is a sought-after studio musician (over 100 albums) and producer (20 albums).
Press: “One of the most sought-after guitarists on the Celtic scene” (Irish Post); “One of the best in Europe” (Odense Folk Festival).

Siard De Jong
Siard started his musical career at the age of 14. Initially a tenor banjo and mandolin player, his focus soon changed to the violin, cittern and singing. After moving to Amsterdam he played with countless musicians at numerous locations in the “folk circuit”. He is also an active member of Fling (NL-B), The Wellwishers (IRL) and Clementine (NL).
Press: “What a great musician” (Mike Hanrahan)