Belfast, Northern Ireland — Acclaimed Irish tenor Eamonn McCrystal recently hosted “Celebrating Music From Northern Ireland,” an all-star tribute to songs originating from his homeland, at Belfast’s famed Grand Opera House. In addition to performances by McCrystal, the BBC/PBS television taping featured special appearances by stage actress Rachel Tucker (Wicked, The Last Ship); celebrated vocalist Brian Kennedy (“You Raise Me Up”); and modern hymnwriters Keith & Kristyn Getty (“In Christ Alone”).
“‘Celebrating Music From Northern Ireland’ at The Grand Opera House in Belfast with a hometown audience was simply overwhelming,” McCrystal said. “The atmosphere was something very special indeed and felt throughout the entire evening by both the audience and the 126-member cast and crew working on the TV concert event. From the beautiful venue, the stunning orchestra and arrangements, to the duets with guest stars, for me the entire night was a highlight.”
PBS will air “Celebrating Music From Northern Ireland” beginning next March throughout the US and Canada. Detroit Public Television viewers will be able to preview the special this holiday season.
McCrystal’s A Living Prayer was released September 2 by Difference Media, distributed by Capitol Christian Distribution. Created as an instrument of worship for personal times of praise and prayer, A Living Prayer was produced by McCrystal and Casey Wood (Charlie Daniels), and features spoken Scripture readings by world-renowned evangelist and best-selling author Pastor John Hagee. Highlights of A Living Prayer include “Nearer My God To Thee,” “How Great Thou Art,” “If You Listen,” and “How Can I Heal Your Broken Heart,” among other selections.
Known throughout Ireland for his powerful vocal performances, McCrystal recorded his first album at age 13 and has sung at the Vatican for Pope Benedict XVI; appeared alongside Tony and Emmy Award-winning actress and singer Kristin Chenoweth; worked for major British media outlets including the BBC; and performed on The Grand Ole Opry. In addition, he has his own on-demand television channel, The Eamonn McCrystal Network.
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