Drawing from the Well SAOITHE Matt Molloy

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Drawing from the Well SAOITHE Matt Molloy

Saoithe #5 features flute player Matt Molloy. As a solo artist and an integral part of The Chieftains since 1979, Matt stands apart as one of the country’s truly outstanding musicians.
Join us online Wednesday 30 November at 8 pm (Irish time) for an in-depth conversation and tunes with Matt Molloy. Available on ITMA Facebook page, ITMA YouTube Channel and ITMA website.

More details here: https://www.itma.ie/events/saoithe-matt-molloy

This new online series from ITMA features in-depth conversations with traditional artists Christy Moore, Catherine McEvoy, Frankie Gavin, Sarah Ghriallais, Matt Molloy, Dolly McMahon, and Paddy Moloney (1938–2021).

Ranging from earliest musical experiences, to sage advice to young people, to hopes for the future of the tradition, this series offers in-depth conversations with seven of Ireland’s most influential and outstanding tradition bearers.

The long-format Q&A style interviews, with performance and illustrative archival recordings, expand our understanding of these artists by exploring their influences and by seeking out their personal philosophies as traditional artists.

SAOITHE is an extension of ITMA’s online archival series Drawing from the Well which is available to watch here:
https://www.itma.ie/drawingfromthewell