Traveling around Ireland with her cello, Ilse de Ziah explores the origins and stories behind ten ancient Irish airs, playing the slow and intensely beautiful traditional pieces in the landscapes they are connected with.
Portland-based Irish music superstars Hanz Araki and Cary Novotny take the Empty Sea stage to share a night of tunes and songs.
For a sample of this program, click here to watch "Wind & Rain."
For over 10 years, Kathryn Claire has been a force in the celtic and folk music scenes in the Pacific Northwest. Her diverse musical career has spanned a wide range of genres and she has been an integral part of many music projects.
California-born Brittany Haas is widely regarded as one of the most influential fiddlers of her generation. She grew up honing her craft in fiddle camps nationwide, and came to her unique sound through the old-time fiddling of Bruce Molsky and the innovative stylings of Darol Anger, her mentors. A prodigious youth, she began touring with Darol's Republic of Strings at the age of 14.