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Ilse de Ziah's award winning music documentary film Living the Tradition is now available to buy.

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German trip and film release!

I got back from Germany this week, after a wonderful couple of concerts and a short cello workshop. The first concert was in the Fischereimuseum in Bergheim an der Sieg. I started the evenings performance with a short version of

Magic Irish Airs in the Fischerei Museum- 27/07/17

Who Magic Irish Airs When Thursday, July 27, 2017 19:00 – Anmeldung erforderlich unter Ilse.ziah@web.de oder 0228 90827960 – All Ages Where Fischerei Museum (map) Bergheim – Sieg Germany Other Info27.07.2017 – 19:00 bis ca. 21:00 Uhr – Eintritt 10,00

Ozmosis – Coventry – 17/05/17

Who Ozmosis When Wednesday, May 17, 2017 12:00 – FREE – All Ages Where Coventry University (map) Coventry University ET101 Ellen Terry Building Coventry, U.K. Other InfoCuInform music research forum presents ‘Sonus Dulcis’ – Ozmosis in concert. Australian Contemporary Chamber