Performance by Emmet Cahill, award-winning Irish tenor!

IRISH TENOR EMMET CAHILL IN CONCERT AT ST. WINIFRED CHURCH IN PITTSBURGH ON MAY 24, 2018

Emmet Cahill, award-winning Irish tenor and principal vocalist with the popular Irish music show Celtic Thunder, will perform a concert at St. Winifred Church in Pittsburgh on Thursday, May 24 at 7:30 p.m.

You won’t want to miss this unforgettable evening of songs and stories with Ireland’s most exciting young performer!

 

 

Emmet will perform songs from his debut orchestral album, “Emmet Cahill’s Ireland,” which went to number one on the Billboard World Music chart. Song selections include “Danny Boy,” “When Irish Eyes are Smiling,” “Wild Mountain Thyme” and more. Emmet’s concert also includes Broadway standards (“This Is The Moment,” “Bring Him Home”) and hymns (“Be Thou My Vision,” “How Great Thou Art”). General admission tickets are $30 and may be purchased or online at http://www.emmetcahill.com/tour-dates/ or at the door. St. Winifred Church is located at 550 Sleepy Hollow Road in Pittsburgh.

 

 

VIDEO LINKS

“Danny Boy”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wlYwkAolA-0
“When Irish Eyes Are Smiling”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TcGmLu27OlI
“Wild Mountain Thyme”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hf8sXiifEeo
“Beauty and the Beast”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z1b14lNpPW0
“Be Thou My Vision”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SdD7xra1EBQ
“Dream A Little Dream of Me”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cgdbiKmpnFg

EMMET CAHILL CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

  • Principal vocalist with Irish music show Celtic Thunder since 2011, performing in more than 600 shows across North America and Australia

  • Four #1 albums on the Billboard World Music chart with Celtic Thunder

  • Performed for the Joint Chiefs of Staff at the Pentagon in Washington, DC and the former president of Ireland Mary McAleese

  • Sang the US National Anthem at Madison Square Garden with Celtic Thunder
  • Solo artist since 2015; each year performing in over 60 cities across North America

  • Debut orchestral album, “Emmet Cahill’s Ireland,” released February 2017 on Sony Music USA; a compilation of traditional Irish songs that reached #1 on the Amazon, iTunes and Billboard World Music charts

  • Opened the 2017 St. Patrick’s Day parade in New York City with a performance of “Danny Boy”

  • Guest artist with Space Coast Symphony Orchestra and Symphony of the Mountains in 2017

  • Made Carnegie Hall debut in New York City on March 16, 2018

  • TV appearances include PBS, “Today,” “‘Fox and Friends,” “Home & Family” and QVC, plus local TV programs across the country

  • Named “Most Promising Young Tenor” by the John McCormack Society in 2010; Voted ‘Tenor of the Year” by The Irish Music Association in 2013

  • Received formal classical training in opera at the Royal Irish Academy of Music in Dublin

  • Multiple prizewinner at the national Feis Ceoil singing competition in Ireland

  • Won 5-year Schola Cantorum scholarship in secondary school and studied voice, piano, organ and violin

  • Sang the Irish National Anthem to 90,000 at sports fans at Croke Park Stadium in Dublin twice

  • Cantor at Cathedral of Christ the King Church in his hometown of Mullingar, Co. Westmeath, Ireland

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