Listen At Arthurs, 17 June

Listen At Arthurs, 17 June

Another stunning infusion of genres with Jazz, Folk, Improvisation, Light Opera and Irish Storytelling

Tour Dates

Sat 17 Jun, 8pm Arthur's Pub, Dublin 8

This month at Listen at Arthurs is another stunning infusion of genres with Jazz, Folk, Improvisation, Light Opera and Irish Storytelling

Pianist Francesco Turisi will be performing with his Taquin trio of cellist Kate Ellis and saxophonist Nick Roth. There will be Irish stories and myths from Sorcha and Aron Hegarty's Candlelit Tales. Vocalist and Composer Sue Rynhart will be performing music from her new album 'Signals' with double bassist Dan Bodwell and percussion and accordion from Francesco Turisi, and some Bloomsday-inspired Light Opera from Soprano Mary O’ Sullivan and pianist Andrew Synnott. 

Tickets are 10 euro which can be purchased at the door.

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Sue Rynhart - 'Signals'

Dublin vocalist and composer Sue Rynhart's debut album 'Crossings' was nominated Best Jazz Album in the Irish Times Ticket Awards 2014. Sue's 2017 album release, 'Signals', is currently reaching critical acclaim from media including All About Jazz, The Irish Times, Folk Radio UK and RTÉ lyric fm.

Sue Rynhart, voice, layered vocals, recorders, lyre, mbira

Dan Bodwell, double bass

Francesco Turrisi, lute, percussion


Candlelit Tales

Candlelit Tales work to evoke medieval Irish tradition through live tellings of Irish epic myths at their best. Two storytellers, Aron and Sorcha Hegarty, alternate the telling, with warm musical accompaniment by Ruairí Ó Seá and Darragh Kenny on acoustic guitar and mandolin. Delving into the backgrounds and details of well-known stories and unearthing hidden gems, they seek to mix some of the classics, such as the Táin Bó Cúailnge, Cuchulainn's Boyhood Deeds, and Finn and the Fianna (to name but a few), with other, less-known but equally stirring tales!


Francesco Turrisi's Taquin

Taquin is a trio project that explores original compositions and arrangements of traditional music. It features Italian multi-instrumentalist Francesco Turrisi on keyboards, accordion and percussion, with extraordinary cellist Kate Ellis and virtuoso sax player Nick Roth. This exciting trio combines piano, cello and soprano saxophone to create a unique palette of sounds and textures working with a vast range of influences, from Mediterranean modal music to contemporary classical music, through minimalism and improvised music.

Francesco Turrisi, piano

Kate Ellis, cello

Nick Roth, saxophones


Mary O'Sullivan & Andrew Synnott

Soprano, Mary O’ Sullivan, and pianist, Andrew Synnott will perform a selection of songs that will have a Bloomsday / Joyce theme. Their programme will feature songs such as I Dreamt I Dwelt in Marble Halls, Oft in The Stilly Night, Silent O’ Moyle, and The Holy City. Performing all over the world, Mary has sung with Opera Ireland, RTÉ Concert Orchestra, Lismore Opera Festival, Opera Theatre Company, Wexford Festival Opera, Scottish Opera, English Touring Opera and the Zürich Festspiel. Andrew has conducted for Opera Theatre Company; Co-Opera, Glasthule Opera, and the Royal Irish Academy of Music. His arrangements of La Bohème, Susanna’s Secret and The Magic Flute have toured extensively in Ireland and the UK.

Mary O'Sullivan, soprano

Andrew Synnott, piano

Sat 17 Jun Arthur's Pub, Dublin 8 8pm , €10 Listen At