Natalie MacMaster has cancelled her appearance at the Walt Disney Concert Hall on Wednesday, December 22, 2010 due to unforeseen circumstances. Replacing her is Irish fiddle virtuoso Eileen Ivers on Thursday, December 23, 2010, in a presentation of An Nollaig - An Irish Christmas.
Eileen Ivers is hailed as one of the great innovators and pioneers in the Celtic and World music genres. She's been called a "sensation" by Billboard magazine and "the Jimi Hendrix of the violin" by The New York Times. "She electrifies the crowd with a dazzling show of virtuoso playing" says The Irish Times.
Ivers' recording credits include over 80 contemporary and traditional albums and numerous movie scores. Ivers has worked with such acclaimed artists as Sting, Patti Smith, Hall & Oates, Paula Cole and The Chieftains, among others. She is well known for her Grammy award-winning work on Riverdance and has performed for presidents, royalty and with some of the most notable orchestras worldwide.
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WHEN: Wednesday, December 22, 2010 - CANCELLED
Thursday, December 23, 2010 - ADDED
HOLIDAYS AT Walt Disney CONCERT HALL:
The 2010 Deck the Hall series channels the festive spirit with classic holiday programming, iconic pop artists and holiday music from across the globe. The complete 2010 Deck the Hall concert series at Walt Disney Concert Hall is as follows:
v Chanticleer (December 15, 2010 at 8:00 PM)
v Holiday Organ Spectacular, David Higgs, organ, Lisa Vroman, soprano (December 17, 2010 at 8:00PM)
v Holiday Sing-Along (December 18, 2010 at 11:30 a.m. & 2:30 p.m.)
v Go Tell It on the Mountain: The Blind Boys of Alabama (December 20, 2010 at 8:00PM)
v The Manhattan Transfer Christmas (December 21, 2010 at 8:00PM)
v Eileen Ivers: An Nollaig - An Irish Christmas (December 23, 2010 at 8:00PM)
v New Year's Eve with Kristin Chenoweth (December 31, 2010 at 7:00PM & 10:30PM)
PURCHASE: Tickets are now on sale at LAPhil.com, the Walt Disney Concert Hall Box Office, via credit card phone order at 323.850.2000, or by calling Ticketmaster at 800.745.3000. Tickets can also be purchased at all Ticketmaster outlets. For more information, please call 323.850.2000.