3 Pays is a meeting of Breton, Irish and quebecois traditions through musicians Sophie Lavoie, Malo Carvou & Fiachra O’Regan.
Malo, a Breton Flutist of high caliber, is sought after as a soloist and a tutor throughout Europe. Described by Jean-Michel Veillon as “le virtuose dont la fluidité est un régal pour l’oreille” Malo has an extraordinary capacity to adapt to many music styles.
Fiachra comes from Connemara, on the west coast of Ireland. He holds 3 Senior All Ireland wins for his uilleann pipes and whistle playing. Fiachra has played throughout the world and gives Master Classes on the pipes both in Ireland and USA.
Sophie, Described by Louis Cornelier (Le Devoir) as “A Musician and Composer of great talent” is a self taught fiddle player and graduate of a Classical Piano Bachelor from the University of Montreal. She tours and performed in several music groups and is currently researching the fiddle styles of her home region, Saguenay-Lac-St-Jean.