Irish Arts Center Winter Solstice Celebration

Your beloved holiday gathering returns with a joyful celebration of culturally rich musical traditions from Ireland and the Gulf of Mexico.


General $40, $50, $65 / Starting at $25 students and seniors (IAC members, call the Symphony Space box office to avail of your membership benefits. For group rates email

Fri, Dec 14, 2018



Symphony Space Box Office

Box Office Hours
Tuesday – Sunday, 1pm – 6pm


Symphony Space
2537 Broadway
New York, NY 10025


Mick Moloney, banjo, octave mandolin, vocals
Athena Tergis, fiddle

The Green Fields of America
Brendan Dolan, piano, flute
Liz Hanley, fiddle, vocals
Billy McComiskey, accordion
Niall O'Leary, dancer
John Roberts, vocals, concertina

Guadalupe Peraza, mezzo-soprano
Zenen Zeferino, jarana, vocals
Victor Murillo, bass

Members of Radio Jarocho
Julia del Palacio, dancer
Carlos Cuestas, plucked instruments

Our favorite holiday hosts, Mick Moloney and Athena Tergis, bring together The Green Fields of America, Zenen Zerefino,Victor Murillo, mezzo-soprano Guadalupe Peraza, and members of Radio Jarocho for a joyful collaboration. Celebrate with us as we explore jigs, reels, and mid-winter musical favorites with one of the nation’s best-known Irish American groups alongside the music and dance from the upbeat Son Jarocho tradition of Veracruz, Mexico—relating early music, indigenous, and African rhythms. This culturally rich holiday concert will delight the whole family.

Order your Irish Christmas CD now—a perfect gift for the holidays! Featuring 15 songs from Mick Moloney, Athena Tergis, and special guests recorded live from Irish Arts Center.

“A wide-angle, multicultural lens on the season with some startling effects.”
 —The Irish Times

“One of the best Irish contributions to a New York Christmas.” Huffington Post

“The band’s beautiful execution of the classics, new compositions faithful to the genre and gentle pushing of Son jarocho’s musical envelope refresh the music of these times.”—NPR on Radio Jarocho

Presented with the support of Howard Gilman Foundation.

Irish Arts Center programming is supported by Culture Ireland – Promoting Irish Arts Worldwide.





Our Supporters

Irish Arts Center programs are supported, in part, by government, foundation, and corporate partners including Culture Ireland, the agency for the promotion of Irish arts worldwide; public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the Mayor’s Office and the New York City Council; the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature; the National Endowment for the Arts; Howard Gilman Foundation; Jerome L. Greene Foundation; the Charina Endowment Fund; The Shubert Foundation, Inc.; M&T Bank; The Ireland Funds; Northern Ireland Bureau; the Department of Foreign Affairs and the Consulate of Ireland in New York; Tourism Ireland; and thousands of generous donors like you.

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