A Celtic-Hellenic celebration with The Hellas Ensemble – 12 May

The seven strong Hellas Ensemble will present six new compositions inspired by Heaney’s Sonnets from Hellas. The evening will open with an introduction by Bruce Clark focusing on Heaney’s two landmark journeys through Greece on which he drew to pen the six Sonnets From Hellas. This will be followed by a brief introduction and demonstration of the Greek and Irish bouzoukis from Nikos Petsakos and Martin Coyle. The event will be interspersed with readings of Heaney’s Sonnets by actor Matthew McElhinney.

Venue: Seamus Heaney Homeplace, Bellaghy BT45 8HT
Date: Thursday 12th May 2022
Time: 19.30
Cost: £12

more information and booking: seamusheaneyhome.com

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