Best of Boxwood
Boxwood returns to Nelson with a global collaboration of renowned performers; traditional music of Ireland, Scotland and Maritime Canada. Join us for an early celebration of St. Patrick's Day with some fantastic dance tunes, airs and songs.
Chris Norman (CAN) - flutes, pipes, songs
Catherine McEvoy (IRE) - Irish flute & whistle
Rob Zielinski (AUS) - fiddle
Rennie Pearson (NZ) - guitar, flutes
Chris hails from Lunenburg County Nova Scotia and his influential work as performer, composer, recording artist, teacher and flute maker has earned him worldwide recognition. Winner of the TG 4 Musician of the Year 2019, Catherine stands out as one of the finest exponents of the North Connacht tradition of flute playing. Rob was a winner of Ireland’s prestigious Michael Coleman Traditional Fiddle Player of the Year Award, and he’s one of Australia’s leading players and makers of fine violins.
This concert is presented by Boxwood NZ with support from Culture Ireland.