Carlos Nuñez

A man in shirt and jacket is playing pipes standing in front of ornate, gold alter and surroundings in a church.

Saturday, 27 January 2024

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St Patrick's Cathedral

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About this event

Carlos Nuñez, the poster boy of Galician music, skillfully plays the local bagpipes, known as gaita, with the prowess of Hendrix, while also delving into the roots and origins of the tradition.

As one of Spain’s most prominent musicians, he has played a crucial role in reviving the Galician musical heritage. His encounter with Paddy Moloney of the Chieftains at the Lorient Celtic Festival in France further fueled his passion for Galician music, leading to collaborations and recordings with the Chieftains and his solo debut album, “Brotherhood of Stars.”

Nuñez continued to explore musical connections, leading to his album “Os Amores Libres” in 2000, featuring over 80 guest artists, showcasing his versatility and scholarship in the genre, and solidifying his position as a pioneering figure in Galician music.

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