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Sea Shanties and Songs Featuring Renowned Canadian Performer Seán Dagher of Assassin’s Creed Fame

Sea Shanties and Songs Featuring Renowned Canadian Performer Seán Dagher of Assassin’s Creed Fame
Sea Shanties and Songs Featuring Renowned Canadian Performer Seán Dagher of Assassin’s Creed Fame

Time & Location

Jun 13, 2024, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Washington, 921 Pennsylvania Ave. SE, Washington, DC 20003, USA

About the event

Seán Dagher is widely known for his recordings with the Assassin’s Creed video game series, including Black Flag. His renditions of sea shanties and other songs from the games have been streamed some 70 million times. His own Shanty of the Week video series receives thousands of views each week, and has a loyal following the world over. Dagher is an active performer, arranger, and composer of music from various folk and classical music traditions: Celtic, Baroque, Medieval, Arabic, French-Canadian, and Maritime. He has toured Europe,  Ireland, Canada, and the US, with renowned UK-based Shanty group, The Longest Johns. He is a member of Skye Consort and is the co-artistic director of La Nef. Seán sings and plays Irish bouzouki, mandolin, oud, and banjo. Seán has also provided arrangements for other ensembles and artists, including Camerata Nova (Winnipeg), Chor Leoni (Vancouver), Arion, Palade Musica, Les Voix Humaines, La Mandragore, Pierre Lapointe (all Montreal), Shannon Mercer, I Furiosi (Toronto), Les Voix Baroques, Choeur Louisbourg (Moncton), Cantatica (Pennsylvania), and the Nashville Baroque Orchestra. Other groups he has played with include the Montreal Symphony Orchestra, Ensemble Caprices, Les Boréades, Le Petit Ri

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