> Roger Fulton said:
> 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.
No I'm sure its the one and only Natalie MacMaster, Canada is part
of the realm of gB but I bet she'd rather be identified as Cape Breton
fiddler.. (political comments retracted)
> 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.
I know that Natalie and Brendan are very good so I'd say you'd like it..
Lets hope the Irish footballers reenact the battle of Clontarf! Seamus