2005-07-15 / Community

Celtic Woman At NorthFork Theatre July 29

The five-member group known as Celtic Woman have arrived and in the short time since their debut release (this March) they have seemingly captured the hearts of new fans across the country.

First introduced to the U.S. public through multiple highly watched PBS airings of their spectacular hour and a half show; Celtic Woman followed that up with a live performance on NBC’s Today Show on St. Patrick’s Day. Since that point they seem to have developed somewhat of an inexplicable phenomenon. And now, as their album continues its run atop Billboard Magazine’s World Music Album Chart, the Celtic Woman will bring their electrifying show to the North Fork Theatre at Westbury for one incredible night on Friday, July 29. Tickets are $50 and can be purchased at the box office, select Ticketmaster locations, charge by phone at (212) 307-7171 or at (631) 888-9000, or can be purchased at www.northforktheatre.com. All shows, dates, and times are subject to change without notice.

“Celtic Woman has been gathering momentum ever since it’s release,” said Bruce Lundvall, President & CEO, EMI Jazz & Classics. “We are absolutely thrilled with the response that they have received from American audiences. But what is most impressive is the direct reaction that we are receiving from their new fans. We’re getting calls and emails from all over the country asking when they can see the girls perform... We’re pleased to report that fans are going to get their chance to see them this summer.”

The women are lead by the talents of David Downes , who is a prodigious young Irish star, who had previously worked as musical director of Riverdance . The show is the realisation of a dream for Sharon Browne, Managing Director of Celtic Collections – One of Ireland’s most successful independent record labels. Celtic Woman portrays the unique voices and styles of each of the Girls as Soloists along with fantastic Ensemble numbers. Performing the most beautiful and best-loved songs in the musical repertoire, Celtic Woman’s singers unique renditions of Irish songs such as: “Danny Boy,” timeless classics like “Ave Maria”, contemporary songs such as Enya’s “Orinoco Flow” and Clannad’s “Harry’s Game”, to a host of spellbinding original songs all with the new and exciting arrangements created by David Downes. Don’t miss Celtic Woman direct from Ireland performing in Westbury for one night only on Friday, July 29, 2005.

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