A Most Peculiar Wintry Thing

Sunday 7 December 3pm

The Regional Cultural Centre is delighted to offer Donegal families the chance to see a magical new music show “A Most Peculiar Wintry Thing” for children aged four to twelve in the run up to Christmas on Sunday December 7th. The show is commissioned by Music Network and The Ark the children’s cultural centre in Dublin and the visit to Letterkenny is part of a national tour funded by an Arts Council Touring Award.

As the nights draw in and the days get colder, a rolling snowball of four wondrous musicians and some light fingered animation will explore the magic and mystery of all things snowy with favourite memories of winter and some new ones too. With a dynamic blend of original music, improvisation and audience interaction, this brand new festive music show by the brilliant Belfast-born composer Brian Irvine has been commissioned and specially created for children and their families. Brian has extensive experience working on music with and for children and he has also collaborated with everyone from Seamus Heaney to David Holmes to grammy-award nominee Roman Mints. Music is by Brian Irvine, lyrics are by John McIlduff and the animations are by Matthew Robins. “A Most Peculiar Wintry Thing” features four of Ireland’s finest musicians: Matthew Bourne (piano), Matthew Sharp (voice & cello), Alex Petcu (percussion) and Paul Roe (clarinet).