Category - Music Date - Friday, December 14, 2018 8:00 pm
DATE: Friday, December 14th, 2018
Deck the Hall with Festive Harmony!!!
After four SELL OUT concerts in December 2016 and December 2017, Festive Harmony is back in the Town Hall Theatre Westport on Friday 14th & Saturday 15th December. Internationally renowned Mezzo Soprano Anne Marie Gibbons will be joined on the night by Baritone Ronan Egan, Tenor Julian Hubbard, Pianist Aoife O’Sullivan, The Cresham Academy of Dancing, Louisburgh N.S. Choir (Fri 14th), Newport N.S. Choir (Sat 15th) and special guests, to present a varied programme including popular classical and musical theatre favourites, dance, carols and Christmas cheer.
Mayo-born and based Anne Marie Gibbons appears regularly with both the RTÉ Concert Orchestra and the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra. She is a former English National Opera Company Principal and her many international credits include performances in Paris, Adelaide, Lausanne and Covent Garden, London.
Julian Hubbard’s most recent engagements include appearances in Brussels, Stuttgart, Dublin, Glasgow, Montepulciano, Longborough and London. He was the Tenor Soloist in the concert
performance of Handel’s Messiah in the Knock Basilica in November 2017 with the RTE Concert Orchestra.
Baritone Ronan Egan has come to prominence in the West of Ireland in recent years taking the lead male roles in a number of musical theatre productions including Fiddler on the Roof, South Pacific and more recently playing the role of Bob Wallace in White Christmas. Recent concert performances include appearances in the National Concert Hall Dublin.
The Cresham Academy of Irish Dancing has a strong presence around Louisburgh, Westport and Castlebar catering for children and adults at all levels. Bernadine and Louise Cresham, Directors, are vastly experienced and their names are synonomous with success in the world of Irish Dancing.
Both the Louisburgh and Newport N.S. Choirs, exceptionally talented children, are very excited about making their debut in the Town Hall Theatre Westport!!!!
Pianist for the concerts will be the very versatile Dublin based Aoife O’Sullivan.