Carlos Nunez at Pruis Hall
March 12, 2015 7:30 p.m.End:
March 12, 2015Location: Pruis HallOrder Tickets Online
When the Los
Angeles Times suggested that “if it’s possible to become a pop star playing
traditional music on bagpipes and recorder, Núñez could be the man,” it may
have been an understatement. Few pop stars pack the energy, virtuosity,
imagination, daring, and charisma into their concerts and recordings as Galician
multi-instrumentalist Carlos Núñez does.
He is the world’s most famous
player of the gaita, the bagpipes of Galicia, Spain’s northwest,
Atlantic Ocean-abutting region rich in vibrant, uniquely expressive Celtic
traditional music. Nevertheless, several decades ago Paddy Moloney, leader
of the celebrated Irish traditional band the Chieftains, called Galicia “the
unknown Celtic country,” implying that traditional music as exciting as
Galicia’s was overdue for a global breakout in awareness and acclaim. Like the
Chieftains, who became Ireland’s foremost ambassadors of Irish traditional
music by spreading its appeal internationally, Carlos Núñez has become
Galicia’s foremost traditional music ambassador by doing the same. He takes
that important responsibility very seriously but without a shred of
Emens Presents At Pruis Hall
Pruis Hall is situated just off of Woodworth drive next to Bracken Library. This 640-seat venue provides an intimate setting for musical performances and is used to host a variety of special events throughout the school year. Emens Auditorium programs a series of talented musical artists at Pruis Hall in a series called "Emens Presents at Pruis." This event is featured in this series.
How to Purchase Tickets
|Tickets - General Admission
|Youth(18 & under)
|Artist Series Subscribers
|| $16(adv)/ $24(door)
|Pick 4+ Package
|Ball State Students
Purchase Tickets - on sale, Monday, August 11 at 10 a.m.
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Call the Emens box office at 765-285-1539.
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