Concerts from the Library of Congress, 2006-2007 Season

Rediscover Northern Ireland Programme 2007

Except as noted, all events are at 12 noon. Lectures and Symposium in the Mumford Room, 6th floor, Madison Building. Concerts in the Coolidge Auditorium, Ground Floor, Jefferson Building. Note: the image below is a photograph of Francis McPeake (1885-1971).

Image: Francis McPeakeWednesday, May 2 (Mumford Room)
LECTURE: John Moulden, Ulster singer/author

Wednesday, May 9 (Coolidge Auditorium)
CONCERT: Rosie Stewart, singer from Co. Fermanagh

Wednesday, May 16 (Coolidge Auditorium)
CONCERT: Francis McPeake Family and past pupils from their renowned school in Belfast

Wednesday, May 16, 2:30-5:30 pm (Mumford Room)
SYMPOSIUM: Northern Ireland's Place Names, Folklife, and Landscape; with Kay Muhr, Senior Research Fellow of the Northern Ireland Place-Name Project in Irish and Celtic Studies, Queen's University and Henry Glassie, the College Professor of Folklore at Indiana University

Wednesday, May 23 (Coolidge Auditorium)
CONCERT: Robert Watt
, Highland bagpiper, with Dáithí Sproule, singer and guitarist

Tuesday, May 29 (Mumford Room)
CONCERT & TALK: Gary Hastings, Belfast flute player & Brian Mullen, Derry singer

Co-sponsored by the Department of Culture, Arts and Leisure/Arts Council of Northern Ireland, and the American Folklife Center and the Music Division, Library of Congress.