RENOWNED guitarist Mark Anthony McGrath will play 6 and 13 string guitars at The Chapel, Borris House on June 8.
Guitarist Mark Anthony McGrath’s original interpretations of music from the ancient harp compositions of Turlough O’Carolan to the Chansons of Jacques Brel have become a regular feature on RTE Lyric FM, Radio France Musique, Radio Scotland and similar radio stations throughout Europe.
Described as ‘an unquestionably gifted, always inventive guitarist’ by Hot Press magazine, Mark’s latest album ‘Champagne and Onions’ solo album was hailed ‘a masterpiece’ in the December 2012 edition of Irish Music Magazine. http://www.irishmusicmagazine.com/releases/december-2011-releases/
For his Borris recital concert Mark will perform selections from ‘Champagne and Onions’ along with music from Ireland and Scotland and baroque lute music Sylvius Leopold Weiss which he will interpret on a 13 string guitar built by Cork-based luthier Harry McCormick.
For more see www.markanthonymcgrath.com. The show starts at 8.15pm and admission is €10.