Eamonn McCrystal to Host ‘Celebrating the Music from Northern Ireland’ at Grand Opera House in Belfast on Sept. 6
The "made for TV" concert, filmed by BBC Northern Ireland, will feature internationally renowned and world famous musical talent from Northern Ireland, including artists such as Brian Kennedy, Rachel Tucker, Keith & Kristyn Getty and more. Tickets on sale now at www.goh.co.uk
Eamonn McCrystal, an Irish pop tenor and TV/radio host based in Los Angeles, Calif., is pleased to announce he will host and co-produce “Celebrating the Music from Northern Ireland” on Sept. 6th, 2014 at the historic and opulent Grand Opera House in Belfast. This "made for TV" concert will focus on hit songs written in Northern Ireland and will be recorded by BBC Northern Ireland for future broadcast on US public television. Tickets are on sale at http://www.goh.co.uk.
The concert will not only celebrate music from Northern Ireland but will also showcase the region’s beautiful landscapes, from the unique Giant's Causeway (a UNESCO World Heritage site) to the famous castles and magnificent cliffs on the Antrim Coast.
“I am thrilled to host such a special event,” McCrystal says. “I believe this show will be an eclectic mixture of music and lyrics woven together into a rich tapestry of unique Irish culture, proving that Northern Ireland is a nation that is proud of its past and welcoming of its future.”
The concert event, directed for the stage by Tony Finnegan, will feature an array of internationally renowned and world famous musical talent including artists such as Brian Kennedy, Rachel Tucker, Keith & Kristyn Getty and many more from the world of theatre, film and music. Celebrated songwriters on the show will include Van Morrison (Moondance, Have I Told You Lately That I Love You) and Jimmy Kennedy (My Prayer, Red Sails in The Sunset, South of the Border), with the repertoire showcasing contemporary chart toppers as well as haunting, traditional pieces like Carrickfergus and Danny Boy.
In addition to a star-studded lineup, an impressive orchestra will accompany the performance led by Musical Director Nigel Wright (producer for Andrew Lloyd Webber and music director of shows such as the X Factor).
“This concert event will surely be an unforgettable night featuring the best talent of Northern Ireland,” McCrystal says. “You won’t want to miss it.”
To purchase tickets for “Celebrating the Music from Northern Ireland” on Sept. 6th at the Grand Opera House in Belfast, visit http://www.goh.co.uk.