Not Your Typical St. Paddy's Celebration... Old St. Patrick's Church Hosts Siamsa na nGael - A Celtic Celebration
Jan 31, 2012, 03:49 ET
The Journey to Justice: An American Slave and an Irish Patriot
CHICAGO, Jan. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Old St. Patrick's Church hosts the 16th annual Siamsa na nGael program entitled "The Journey to Justice: The story of An American Slave and an Irish Patriot." Throughout the program you will hear stories of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave and Statesman and Daniel O'Connell, the Liberator of Ireland. From haunting, heart-wrenching melodies to rousing Gospel Call and Response, from familiar Irish tunes, to the transformative songs of our youth, the program builds to newly-commissioned works that stir the soul and set the heart on fire. This unique event specifically honors the feast of St. Patrick and highlights world class Celtic entertainment.
WHO: This extraordinary evening will include performances by a special guest narrator, the Metropolis Symphony Orchestra, Old St. Patrick's Concert Choir, Celtic instrumentalists, vocal soloists, Rodrick Dixon, Alfreda Burke, Michael Boschert and Catherine O'Connell, The Trinity Irish Dancers, The Soul Children of Chicago Choir plus many more!
WHEN: Monday, March 12, at 7:30 p.m.
WHERE: Siamsa na nGael will be held at the Chicago Symphony Center, 220 South Michigan Avenue.
TICKETS: Tickets prices range from $25 - $55 Tickets go on sale February 6th and can be purchased through the Symphony Center Box office at 312.294.3000 or www.cso.org.
WHY: To enjoy a wonderful evening at Symphony Center exploring Irish history, Celtic sounds and Irish Dance. Proceeds benefit Old St. Patrick's Church.
SOURCE Old St. Patrick's Church
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