Susan McKeown will perform songs from her album 'Singing in the Dark'. Her stunning vocal range and the richness of the text combined are the perfect way to conclude the 2012 events. This is a rare opportunity to have intimate access to an international artist.
Lyrics are adapted from poetry by: Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill, Leonard Cohen, James Clarence Mangan, Lord Byron, Gwyneth Lewis ...
Susan is a Grammy Award winning vocalist, composer and producer. Born in Dublin in 1967, she was influenced by her mother, an organist and composer. Susan abandoned a promising opera career to sing folk and rock in her passionate, dynamic, richly coloured contralto voice.
She walks on the wild side of Gaelic melody BOSTON GLOBE - McKeown grabbed both song and audience by the throat, dragged them through heaven and hell and back again - ROLLING STONE
Including wine reception.