Patrick Cassidy’s most celebrated compositions is to be performed at the inauguration Mass for the 46th President of the United States Joseph R Biden. Irish violinist Patricia Treacy is to perform “The Proclamation”, composed by Patrick at the inauguration Mass for the President-elect in what will be one of the only live music events of the day.
“Patrick Cassidy was awarded the 2015 Richard Harris International Film Festival Outstanding Talent Award, which is presented, each year, to a member of the Irish diaspora. President-elect Biden is immensely proud of his Irish heritage and has a deep appreciation and love of Irish music and culture. Patrick Cassidy is one of Ireland’s preeminent composers and it is fitting that Patrick’s work be performed on a day of celebration and joy for President-elect Biden and millions of Irish Americans. We extend our sincere best wishes to President-elect Biden and Dr. Jill Biden on inauguration day”