Monmouth University

Center for the Arts

Performing Arts Series

A Virtually Celtic Christmas – streamed direct from the National Opera House of Ireland

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. Michael is best known as the lead voice of Riverdance on Broadway and for his Emmy® nominated show Beyond Celtic, on PBS. The show features an array of Christmas favorites from ancient Gaelic hymns to Broadway classics. Songs include In the Bleak MidwinterThe Wexford CarolWinter, Fire and Snow, and a host of songs to warm you on a winter’s evening. The concert’s musical director, renowned Irish composer Liam Bates composed the 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).

 

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.

Streaming Packages:

A portion of the proceeds benefit The Center for the Arts!

  • $25 Level You Tube Link to watch A Virtually Celtic Christmas
  • $35 Level You Tube Link to watch A Virtually Celtic Christmas & souvenir DVD mailed to customer
  • $50 Level You Tube Link to watch A Virtually Celtic Christmas & souvenir DVD mailed to customer & a private Meet and Greet via Zoom call

Box Office: 732.263.6889

Dec04, 2020

7:30 PM

$25 & up

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