A Life in Song & Story (Count John McCormack) at Dean Crowe

A Life in Song & Story (Count John McCormack) at Dean Crowe - Athlone.ie

Matthew Gilsenan of The Celtic Tenors comes to Dean Crowe Theatre on Saturday, September 21st at 8pm for his A Life in Song and Story (Count John McCormack). Spend an evening in the company of the great Irish lyric tenor the great Count John McCormick who charmed and electrified audiences the world over in the early years of the 20th century. His repertoire ranged from operatic arias such as Il Mio Tesoro to his favourite beautiful ballads like I Hear You Calling Me. The music and narration of his life will be performed by one of Ireland’s contemporary fine lyric tenors, Matthew Gilsenan from internationally renowned The Celtic Tenors, accompanied on piano by Jillian Saunders.

The tale of the fascinating life of one of Ireland’s first true global stars, Count John McCormack was always with Matthew. The highs and lows of his career which spanned for decades, and left a lasting legacy creating the Irish Tenor tradition, you are guaranteed a magical evening of story and song.


To book your tickets, click here or call 090 649 2129.


Dean Crowe Theatre
Chapel Street,
Athlone, Co. Westmeath


21 September