World-Renowned Irish Tenors Appear at National Theatre
Washington, D.C.'s St. Patrick's Day festivities get off to an early start as The Irish Tenors celebrate all things Irish with a special concert performance at the National Theatre on Saturday, March 10, 2018 at 8:00pm.
Tickets are available at TheNationalDC.com, in person at the National Theatre box office (Monday thru Friday from Noon to 6:00pm), or by calling 800-514-3849. The National Theatre is located at 1321 Pennsylvania Ave. NW.
With the 'gift of the gab' they share on full display, The Irish Tenors will, with a full orchestra, bring their special magic to the legendary treasury of Irish music that is loved the world over. They have performed this glorious music in their own inimitable style to millions of listeners around the world and their TV broadcasts on American television, particularly PBS, have continuously topped the viewing charts, just like their numerous platinum recordings.
As honorary ambassadors of Ireland and its legendary music, The Irish Tenors invite you to come along and indulge yourself, family and friends with a richly orchestrated performance of the greatest music of all time with three of the finest tenors of all time.
The Irish Tenors
Finbar Wright, Anthony Kearns, and Ronan Tynan have been touring together as The Irish Tenors since 1998, with sold-out shows at Radio City Music Hall, Sydney Opera House, Carnegie Hall, The Hollywood Bowl, and major concert halls throughout the world. Their faces and voices are familiar to PBS audiences through several specials, including the "Ellis Island" recordings that sold a million CDs and DVDs.Since they first joined voices in 1998, The Irish Tenors have made countless traditional treasures breathe with new life. Moreover, they've proven themselves gifted interpreters of a wide range of material, with such songs as "My Heart Will Go On" (from Titanic), "Fairytale Of New York" (previously recorded by Kirsty MacColl and The Pogues) and even Jimmy Kennedy's "South Of The Border (Down Mexico Way)". These songs live comfortably in their repertoire alongside "Danny Boy," "Whiskey in the Jar" and "Fields Of Athenry".
Their musical magic has resulted in millions of albums sold and the upper reaches of Billboard's music charts. Among their best-selling albums, Heritage ranks as one of the finest with classic recordings of many of the most beautiful Irish songs. We Three Kings is their best-selling Christmas Album and includes all the superb gems they feature year after year in their legendary Christmas Tour. Attending that Christmas Tour has become a tradition for many families who love their music and the special sparkle that marks their holiday program.
They continue to tour, thrilling old fans and winning new ones around the globe. In North America, they are one of the most successful Irish touring acts ever, second only to U2.
The Irish Tenors have appeared on several incredibly successful and highly rated PBS specials including Ellis Island and Live from Belfast as well as The Today Show, Good Morning America, Regis and Kelly, Martha Stewart, A&E Breakfast with the Arts, and are one of the best-selling acts to appear on QVC.
With the powerful vocal line-up of Finbar Wright, Anthony Kearns and Ronan Tynan, The Irish Tenors are unquestionably the leading brand of this genre. All classically trained singers, each having performed in leading concert halls across the world, together they combine to produce a sound and concert experience which touches hearts and stirs the emotions. Happy songs of celebration and humor, mixed with touching melodies and songs that warm the heart.They are surely versatile, but for many, Finbar Wright, Anthony Kearns, and Ronan Tynan are synonymous with Irish music. There is an aching bittersweet quality to much of Ireland's musical heritage, a melodic loveliness and emotional intensity that brings a tingle to the spine and a tear to the eye. The dazzling technique and depth of feeling that defines this musical genre, amplified to the third power, is the hallmark of The Irish Tenors.
Whether as the powerful vocal trio in full flight, or in their cameo solo spots, a concert performance by The Irish Tenors is an experience that bears witness to the power of great music when performed by true artists.
For more information, visit www.theirishtenorsmusic.com.