The John McCormack Songbook

The John McCormack Songbook

Friday, 16 August 2024, 1.05pm
Added by scanlonross

Count John McCormack was one of the supreme vocal artists of his time. His unique tone and clear diction marked him as a singer with impeccable technique which led to him becoming one of the musical superstars of the early recording era. McCormack’s performances of arias, Irish songs as well as popular songs of the day are legendary. These performances made him hugely famous and filled the world's greatest concert halls with those who flocked to hear him.

Now in its 12th year, this acclaimed sell out recital returns to the NCH where it made its debut with Tenor Ross Scanlon and Pianist David O’Shea. Take a trip down memory lane and hear McCormack classics such as ‘Macushla’, ‘I Hear you Calling me’, ‘Angels Guard Thee’ and many more. A unique performance of song and story that will engage the audience and allow them to be transported back in time.

Hailed by the Irish Times as ‘...the most promising Irish Tenor heard in years...’, Ross Scanlon joins forces once again with award winning pianist David O’Shea to embark on a most memorable afternoon of music.

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Added by scanlonross on 18 June 2024

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