If you love Celtic music, then this is a treat for you! The Celtic Tenors will be performing on Wednesday, December 2 at the Holland Center in downtown Omaha! This group has a polished reputation all over the world, which has earned them just over a million album sales. These performers have great skill and wide ranges, which they combine with their fun personalities for a genuine performance every audience is sure to enjoy! One of the audience favorites that they sing is “Danny Boy,” which you can see performed in the video here. https://youtu.be/ZSU11AjXYw8
The Celtic Tenors is made up of three very talented singers, Matthew Gilsenan, James Nelson, and Daryl Simpson. They have been performing together for 15 years. In the past they have been known for their classical approach to music, but are now stepping out and adding more of a contemporary feel to their music. Of course this has helped them to widen the span of their fan base.
Just to show how popular they are all around the world, they have had songs in the #1 chart position in both Ireland and Germany, and #2 chart positions in the United Kingdom. They have 3 platinum selling albums. They have Top 10 Billboard hits in both the United States and Canada. And, they have performed for world leaders such as Bill Clinton and Kofi Annan, to name just a couple. On their latest album, “Feels Like Home,” they feature the Omagh Community Youth Choir, directed by Daryl Simpson, in 2 of the songs.
The Celtic Tenors have travelled extensively around the world touring in such places as the United States, Canada, Germany, and the Netherlands. They have performed with the Toronto Symphony, the Cincinnati Pops, and the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra. In their time together, they have released 7 albums and have won many awards and accolades.