Céad Míle Fáilte (“a hundred thousand welcomes”) direct from Ireland! Ireland With Michael – A Virtual Concert is coming to Stephens Auditorium fans on Wednesday, March 17 at 7pm as a video on demand performance. Virtual tickets are available on https://www.showtix4u.com/event-details/46011 and the link will be good through Friday, March 19 at 7pm. Purchasing the video on demand ticket from this link directly supports Stephens Auditorium.
Video-on-demand tickets are available starting at $25. Access begins Wednesday, March 17 at 7pm and ends Friday, March 19 at 7pm.
- Family ticket: $25
- Family ticket plus signed souvenir: $35
- Family ticket plus signed souvenir plus Zoom call with Michael: $50
About the Show
The core of the show is direct from the National Opera House of Ireland. A perfect addition to St. Patrick’s celebrations, featuring the ethereal voice of top Irish tenor Michael Londra, backed by the Irish Concert Orchestra, two nationally acclaimed choirs (Valda Choir and The Presentation Children’s Choir), and top-class guest singers and musicians from the island of Ireland.
Michael goes out into his county to meet acclaimed performers from the country’s leading piper Mark Redmond, to ballad singer Roger Maguire who sings those singalong Irish pub ballads and MACA the latest traditional all woman supergroup who sing and play every traditional instrument you can count. We also meet the Shamrock Tenors, a group of guys from Belfast who will sing to you from Ulster Hall.
Ireland With Michael – A Virtual Concert is a celebration of Irish culture and music for the Irish American Heritage Month of March. Michael shares his own connection to songs and stories of his home county, his love of traditional music with the gorgeous 10-piece Harpist group Cláirsí Neamhaí with local fiddlers, pipers playing jigs and reels that are perfect to celebrate Irish heritage.
As host of Ireland with Michael, the new travel and music series coming to Public Television in spring 2021 and author of a travel book by the same name, the Emmy® nominated Irish tenor is an expert on all things Celtic. He invites the audience not only to his live show but also to scenes in his home country with guest singers, Irish dancers and storytellers throughout the show, filmed in local castles and pubs.
For more information, please visit www.center.iastate.edu/events/irelandwithmichael. To learn more about Michael or his tours of Ireland, visit www.IrelandwithMichael.com.
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