About the Show: A Virtually Celtic Christmas
$25 – Stream only
$35 – Stream plus a signed dvd of the show
$50 – Stream plus a signed dvd of the show & a personal zoom call with Michael Londra
Filmed at the National Opera House of Ireland, A Virtually Celtic Christmas features the Irish Concert Orchestra, two choirs, guests singers and musicians from all over Ireland and the ethereal voice of Irish tenor, Michael Londra. The concert features traditional carols, ancient Gaelic hymns beautifully sung and some classic carols the audiences familiar with Michael’s recordings will know well. The concert’s musical director, renowned Irish composer Liam Bates composed gorgeous choral arrangements for the evening. Guest artists include New York Times best selling author of Artemis Fowl, Eoin Colfer. Liam and Eoin’s songs from their Christmas musical NOËL feature in the concert along with an appearance by West End star and Northern Ireland native Zoe Rainey (Wicked, Hairspray).
Songs include In the Bleak Midwinter, The Wexford Carol, Winter, Fire and Snow, and a host of songs to warm you on a winter’s evening.
About Michael Londra
Michael Londra is originally from Wexford, home of the National Opera House and was the first local to perform at the beautiful space when it opened in 2009. Over the past year he has spent a lot of time in his homeland filming a new tv series for public television, Ireland with Michael, a travel and music show featuring some of Ireland’s biggest stars. The show will air on PBS in the spring of 2021. Audiences of Virtually Celtic Christmas will get a special glimpse of the show during the concert. You’ll learn about his love for his home county, to traditional music and his special connection to JFK and the Kennedy family.
Michael is best known as the lead voice of Riverdance on Broadway and for his Emmy® nominated show Beyond Celtic, on PBS.
Please note that the Grunin Center will not be providing customer service or technical support for this performance. You will purchase your ticket and receive support through our third party partner.