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Rocktopia Broadway Review Quotes

Check out some of the praise for Máiréad as featured in reviews of Rocktopia on Broadway!

“Renowned violinist and founding member of Celtic Woman, Máiréad Nesbitt then beautifully leads in to a rock session worthy of Madison Square Garden-The Who’s Baba O’Riley explodes through the venue.” – Grace Treston; Theater Pizzazz.

“Nesbitt’s featured performances on Celtic violin are the most consistently thrilling highlights of the show.” –Deb Miller; DC Metro Scene.

“Violinist Máiréad Nesbitt fiddles on the Celtic violin like nobody’s business!” –Joe Dziemianowicz; NY Daily News.

“Máiréad Nesbitt’s performances a thrilling highlight.” –Broadway World.

“Celtic Violinist Máiréad Nesbitt, the clear standout.” Frank Scheck; The Hollywood Reporter.

“The seraphim violinist, Máiréad Nesbitt, blonde-haired and cream clad, and the diabolical guitarist, Tony Bruno, flank the singers like the perpetual Angel and Devil sat upon one’s shoulders, acting as lead players and propelling the emotional archs of the songs.” –Cindy Sibilsky; Stage Biz.

Máiréad Nesbitt Press Quotes

What does the press have to say about Máiréad’s solo efforts? Find out below!

“I have to tip my hat-or rather my metaphorical bow- to Máiréad Nesbitt. Nesbitt’s album Hibernia proved itself a great accomplishment in both Classical and Celtic genres. It used the image of Hibernia to promote a musical legacy with integrity and energized re-vision.” –The Irish Echo.

“There’s a bit of the ‘divil’ in the music too, as the tunes ranges from the core reels and jigs to sprightly strathsbeys and sentimental slow airs. Devil’s Bit Sessions is a rivetingly engaging listen. More power to the Nesbitt’s.” –Irish Music Magazine.

“Raining Up is  a contemporary Celtic masterpiece.” –The Birmingham Post.

“Raining Up is an album of considerable beauty, and shows Nesbitt with one foot in the traditional camp and another in a chill-out ambient groove.” –The Irish Post.