With the holiday season right around the corner, Connecticut Public Television (CPTV) hosts one the most highly anticipated live concert performances of the season: The Irish Tenors Reunion: 2011 Holiday Spectacular at the Bushnell's Mortensen Hall in Hartford. The event takes place on Sunday, December 11 at 6:30 p.m. BroadwayWorld brings you a photo preview of the event below!
With an exquisite lineup of holiday music and classic Irish songs, The Irish Tenors – Finbar Wright, Anthony Kearns and Ronan Tynan – have reunited to present a concert special featuring their most beloved hits and seasonal favorites. In addition, they are accompanied by a 30-piece orchestra conducted by Broadway star Eric Stern.
Since 1998, The Irish Tenors have created music that defines the culture and traditions of Ireland. Through their unique vocal ability and passionate performances, the trio brings joyous, Irish patriotism to any audience. Ranked as Ireland's premier ambassadors of song, they entertain audiences worldwide with a quality of performance which is unrivalled, incomparable and, most importantly in their eyes, worthy of the rich cultural heritage of the country of Ireland, and the exquisite musical treasury created by Irish people everywhere, throughout history.
All proceeds for the concert will benefit CPTV. Tickets are available now through The Bushnell Box Office. For more information, visit bushnell.org or call (860) 987-5900
CPTV is a media service of the Connecticut Public Broadcasting Network (CPBN). It is a locally and nationally recognized producer and presenter of quality public television programming, including UConn Women's Basketball, original documentaries and educational programming. CPTV has built a reputation as a leader in children's programming, including playing an historic role in bringing Barney & Friends™, Bob the Builder™ and Thomas & Friends™ to public television. The station offers 11 hours of positive, nurturing children's programs each weekday, reaching 50,000 to 70,000 households daily. The Connecticut Public Broadcasting Network also includes WNPR/Conecticut Public Radio. WNPR is an affiliate of National Public Radio, Public Radio International and American Public Media. It serves over 240,000 listeners weekly in Connecticut, Massachusetts, New York and Rhode Island with news and information. Its award-winning local programming includes The Faith Middleton Show and Where We Live. Overall, the network brings a broad spectrum of public affairs, entertainment, sports and educational programming to viewers, listeners and readers. For more information, visit cptv.org.