PATRICK BALL: Celtic Harp and Story
Performer: PATRICK BALL is one of the premier Celtic harpers and storytellers in the world today. He is an American master of the Irish instrument who weaves words and music into a spellbinding program. He resides in Sonoma County ( with his wife, artist Susan Ball) and tours extensively throughout the U.S. and Canada. Patrick has been awarded grants by the Zellerbach Family Fund, California Arts Council; recipient of Circle of Excellence Award from National Storytelling Association. He has recorded nine instrumental and three spoken word albums; sold over half million . Along with "Celtic Harp and Story," Patrick has written and performs in two solo musical theater pieces O'Carolan's Farewell to Music; and The Fine Beauty of the Island. For Bio, etc. go to his extensive web-site.
Program: In "Celtic Harp and Story", modern day bard PATRICK BALL weaves tale-telling, history and entrancing harp music to create a warm and magical performance that will leave the audience spell-bound. This program re-kindles the fire and wonder of an evening of Irish storytelling the marvelous old tales of wit and enchantment are spun together with ethereally gorgeous instrumental harp melodies into a seamless compound that reaches all ages and types of listener.
Occidental Center for the Arts
3850 Doris Murphy Court
Occidental, CA 95465
|Kid Friendly: Yes!|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|