Karan Casey

Seal Maiden: A Celtic Musical

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Former Solas lead singer Karan Casey, Altan's Mairead Mi Mhaonaigh, and Afro Celt Sound System's Iarla O Lionaird are joined by members of Nomos and other Celtic music luminaries on The Seal Maiden: A Celtic Musical. Inspired by the Selkie (a sea spirit that can take the form of a seal or a beautiful young man or woman), the musical features authentic Celtic instrumentation, including penny whistles, fiddles, pipes, bodhrans, and concertinas on songs like "The Waves Down in the Ocean," "The Song of the Seal," "Seoithin," and "We're Going Sailing." Though many Selkie stories end sadly, The Seal Maiden adds some whimsical humor to the tale, making it a charming as well as poignant celebration of Celtic traditions.

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