Elena will appear on Radio Centro Musica on the programme Irish Coffee, which focuses on Celtic music, culture and entertainment, and fuses music and traditions from Sardinia, Galicia, Scotland, Ireland and Brittany. This week the presenters Paolo, Pietro and Simonetta have the pleasure of welcoming Elena once more.
Elena has an extraordinary folk music background, with knowledge ranging from Sardinia, where she was born, to the Shetland Islands. Elena recently won the Akademia Music Awards Best Folk Album for June 2016.
The program will be broadcast on Wednesday 22 June 2016 at 22:00 (CEST) (21:00 BST)
An appointment not to miss!
You can listen on:
Radio Centro Musica: http://www.radiocentromusica.it/
IRISH COFFEE IN DIRETTA
Un grande ritorno ad “IRISH COFFEE”, salotto radiofonico di musica e cultura Celtica, ed intrattenimento. Sardegna, Galizia, Bretagna, Irlanda e Scozia unite in un connubio di note musicali e tradizioni.
Pietro, Paolo e Simonetta hanno il piacere di incontrare di nuovo:
Di origine Sarda, Elena ha uno straordinario background musicale folk partito dalla sua terra, la Sardegna, e giunto fino al remoto arcipelago delle Shetland nell’alta Scozia.
RECENTEMENTE PREMIATA da AKADEMIA MUSIC AWARDS per il migliore album Folk di Giugno 2016.
RADIO CENTRO MUSICA: http://www.radiocentromusica.it/
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There is an interview with Elena in Wales Council of the Blind’s newsletter Roundup (Winter 2015 edition), in which she talks about her musical journey from Sardinia to the UK.
On Saturday 30th January Elena performed at the Woodlands Centre in Stornoway on the Isle of Lewis.
The concert was to raise funds for the Mòd nan Eilean Siar 2016.
This event was organised by the Western Isles Diversity and Equality Steering Group, and was an evening of challenging and diverse live music and experiences which took the audience on a journey from darkness to light.
An Interview with Elena Piras, World Music Journalist Andy Morgan and Gigliola Sulis, Associate Professor of Italian and Director of Italian and Classics at the University Of Leeds
Opera North Twilight Season Concert Leeds 1 May 2015
A review of the album Journey and an article about Elena was published in the Shetland Times on Friday 12th April 2013.
Some new videos of Elena singing at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and the Kinross-shire Music are now available on YouTube.
Will Ye No Come Back – Edinburgh Fringe Festival
Ae Fond Kiss – Kinross
No Potto Reposare – Kinross
Puirt-à-beul – Kinross
Song For Ireland – Kinross
A Phiùthrag ‘s a phiùthar – Kinross