Caitriona O’Leary Sings Rare Traditional Irish Christmas Songs For Unaccompanied 30


On Saturday December 19th, Heresy Records’ recording artist, Caitríona O’Leary, will perform the 30th installment of Unaccompanied her weekly series of micro-concerts live-streamed on Facebook every Saturday at 2:30 PM Dublin time (GMT+1:00). For Unaccompanied O’Leary performs a wide range of songs written – or intended – to be performed without accompaniment. The repertoire for Unaccompanied includes medieval songs, sean nòs, folk and traditional songs from Ireland, England, Scotland and North America among other rarely heard works. During the broadcast O’Leary speaks about the history, provenance and texts of the songs. She often performs variants of the same song which may be found in different countries and on different continents. She performs in costumes which she designs and makes for each performance. // Continue to the full article
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