The Natalie MacMaster scheduled for the Masters of the Folk Violin is from
Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. I would suggest that if you are able to
attend that you not miss this event in light of all of the performers
listed to perform. I doubt you will be disappointed. Mary
On Mon, 27 Jun 1994, Roger Fulton wrote:
> I recently received the schedule for the 1994-95 season for the
> Washington Center for the Performing Arts in Olympia, Washington.
> In it is listed the performance "Masters of the Folk Violin."
> I'm trying to decide whether to go or not, so I'd like some
> opinions about the performers. They are: Michael Doucet (fiddler
> and lead vocalist for Beausoliel), Brendan Mulvihill, Claude
> Williams, Kenny Baker, and Natalie MacMaster. They list Natalie
> MacMaster as "Great Britain's star fiddler." Are there two
> Natalie MacMasters? The one I'm familiar with (and whose music I
> much enjoy) is from Cape Breton NS.
> My musical tastes are in Irish/Celtic music (Altan, Battlefield
> Band, Capercaille, Planxty, Silly Wizard, De Danann, etc.) as
> well as some bluegrass and old-time. Based on this, could you
> give me your opinion as to whether I'd enjoy the performers
> listed above for the "Masters of the Folk Violin?"
> Many thanks in advance.
> Roger Fulton
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