Celtic Woman comes to Norton with ‘The Best of Christmas’

Published 6:27 am Friday, November 16, 2018


Press release

Celebrate this holiday season with the celestial voices of multi-platinum Irish singing sensation Celtic Woman as they present “The Best of Christmas with Full Orchestra” at the Norton Center on Dec.1. The performance features the all-female ensemble’s favorite Yuletide songs.

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“One of the most requested artists to perform at the Norton Center has to be Celtic Woman,” said Norton Center Executive Director Steve Hoffman. “So, we wanted to make this first presentation of the group unforgettable by inviting them to perform a holiday concert that also features an orchestra. The audience will experience a captivating live show with dazzling costumes and incredible music, akin to PBS’ most watched holiday special.”

Since their 2005 debut, global musical phenomenon Celtic Woman has emerged as a cultural sensation with their, “fresh fusion of traditional Irish music and contemporary songcraft.”  Excelling in both recording and performing as a collective, Celtic Woman has been able to perform in 23 countries on six continents thus continuing its remarkable legacy of introducing some of Ireland’s most talented singers and musicians onto the world stage.

Through their celebration of Ireland’s rich musical heritage, Celtic Woman has sold more than 8 million CDs and DVDs, making it the only all-female act to achieve multi-platinum success in the classical crossover and world music genres during the past decade. Named Billboard‘s No. 1 World Music Artist of the Year six times, each of its 11 CDs has debuted at No. 1 on Billboard‘s World Album chart. Celtic Woman has also scored two Top 10 debuts on Billboard‘s influential album chart and five Top Five DVDs on Billboard‘s Top Video chart, as well as achieving platinum-level sales in nine countries.

With this level of skill, Celtic Woman is sure to deliver an enchanting and festive evening filled with mesmerizing music, performance, and holiday cheer.

The show will be 8 p.m. on Dec. 1. For tickets: nortoncenter.com, (859) 236-4692.