Morris Museum to Welcome Aideen O'Donnell, 3/16
Join us at the Bickford Theatre for a performance by internationally acclaimed harpist and singer Aideen O'Donnell. The Morris Museum is pleased to present A Celtic Afternoon of Song on Sunday, March 16 at 2:00pm.
Sunday's performance will include a repertoire of traditional Irish love songs, folk tales and contemporary originals. Robert Legacy, accompanist of the North Jersey Chorus and Director of the Tenafly United Methodist Church, Olivia Konteatis, Soprano with the Festival Youth Chorus at Carnegie Hall, and Peter Smith of the School of Irish Dance, will be featured guests. Come see what the Irish American Historical Society of New York has dubbed a "superlative, enchanting experience."
Aideen O'Donnell studied at the Sion Hill School with renowned harpist Mairin Ni. She received operatic voice training at the Royal Irish Academy of Music in Dublin. O'Donnell obtained her BA in Music from the College of St. Elizabeth and studied with the concert harpist Leone Paulson, a Julliard graduate and student of Carlos Salzedo.
O'Donnell has performed extensively in the United States with renowned Irish tenors Frank Patterson, John McNally and Anthony Kearns; Irish comedian Hal Roach; entertainers James Galway, Andy Cooney and Dermot O'Brien, and with the Paulson Harp Ensemble. Her many appearances include Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center Penthouse in New York, Jury's Cabaret, Killiney Castle Cabaret and the Helix DCU in Dublin and at events honoring Irish Prime Ministers John Bruton and Bertie Ahern in New York.
Tickets are $30 for Members; $35 for Non-members; $28 for groups (10 or more); and $20 for students. Tickets may be purchased by phone at (973) 971-3706, or in person at the Bickford Theatre Box Office. The Bickford Theatre is an integral part of the Morris Museum, located at 6 Normandy Heights Road in Morristown, NJ, and offers free parking and full accessibility. Box Office hours for phone sales are Monday through Friday, 10:00am to 5:00pm. Walk-up hours are Tuesday, through Friday, 11:00am to 5:00pm.