K-12 In-School Performances

DANÚ

“A SPIRIT-RAISING CONCOCTION”
The Irish Times
“...A VIBRANT MIX OF VIRTUOSITY, ENERGY, AND EMPATHY”
The Washington Post
“...(DANÚ) STIRS THE BLOOD AND LIFTS THE HEART.”
Irish Music Magazine
“ ...IMPRESSIVE, IMMERSIVE, AND UNIQUELY AND UNMISTAKABLY IRISH.”
Strings Magazine

Watch

Danú - Slide Reel Set
Danú - Le Coinnle na n'Aingil

Listen

Jigs: Brown-Eyed Bridget Set (O'Brien/McAuley) Jigs: Brown-Eyed Bridget Set (O'Brien/McAuley)
The Foggy Dew The Foggy Dew
The Highest Hill (Reavy/McAuley/MacDonald) The Highest Hill (Reavy/McAuley/MacDonald)
The Fairy Reel/The Old Torn Petticoat/Our House at Home (Trad.) The Fairy Reel/The Old Torn Petticoat/Our House at Home (Trad.)
Mo Ghile Mear w/ KC Chorale Mo Ghile Mear w/ KC Chorale
Na Tailiuri Na Tailiuri
Waltz, March: Caisleán Rathanáin Setn (McAuley/Clancy) Waltz, March: Caisleán Rathanáin Setn (McAuley/Clancy)
Excerpts from the program - A Christmas Gathering: Féile Na Nollag
Wexford Carol Wexford Carol
The Boys Of Barr Ba Straide The Boys Of Barr Ba Straide
Silent Night (Oiche Chiuin) Silent Night (Oiche Chiuin)

A Christmas Gathering: Féile na Nollag - Touring 17-18


The acclaimed Irish ensemble, Danú, celebrates Christmas with 'Féile na Nollag' (A Christmas Gathering). Christmas in Ireland is one of the most important holidays for families and friends, as many Irish people living abroad come home to gather in celebration. Local community choirs singing traditional songs for Christmas and Wrens Day (Dec. 26) are a common site throughout Ireland each December. Music and dance gatherings, in communities both urban and rural, have often combined for generations to offer a great variety of songs, music, and stories for the holidays.

Danú’s Christmas Gathering offers a taste of these extraordinary events, which have been held across Ireland for hundreds of years. Celtic music lovers around the globe have been thrilled by their virtuoso players on fiddle, flutes, button accordion, percussion and the gorgeous voice of Nell Ní Chróinín along with top notch guest dancers. Winners of major awards from the BBC and Irish Music Magazine, Danu returns to the US in December with a new celebration of Christmas and Wrens Day from their homeland.