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Multi-Platinum International Music Sensation Celtic Woman To Present Newest Show at the Academy of Music, April 14, 2017

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MULTI-PLATINUM INTERNATIONAL MUSIC SENSATION CELTIC WOMAN TO PRESENT NEWEST SHOW AT THE ACADEMY OF MUSIC, APRIL 14, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Philadelphia, PA, February 22, 2017) –– Multi-platinum International music sensation Celtic Woman bring their captivating new show to the Academy of Music, April 14, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. Featuring songs from their latest album, Voices of Angels, the newly Grammy-nominated group showcases the angelic voices of Susan McFadden, Mairéad Carline, Eabha McMahon, and new Celtic violinist Tara McNeill, accompanied by a full ensemble of musicians and dancers.

“This group of incredibly talented women have taken traditional Irish music and found a way to make it even more approachable,” said Anne Ewers, President and CEO of the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts. “The voices of the Celtic Woman performers, interwoven with a full band and dancers, will create an enchanting evening for all.”

Celtic Woman showcases exceptional skill and high energy that brings fresh perspective to centuries of musical and cultural tradition. The performance will feature many songs from their #1 Billboard album, Voices of Angels, and magnificent arrangements of timeless Irish traditional and contemporary standards in the group’s award-winning style, all set to a new stage design, stunning wardrobes, and superb choreography.

Celtic Woman formed in 2004 featuring exceptional classically and traditionally trained Irish female musicians. Over the past 12 years, they have achieved great success with nine public television specials leading to sales of over 10 million albums and DVDs. Celtic Woman has performed for over four million fans across 23 countries, played for three different U.S. Presidents, as well as a special performance at the Pentagon in Washington, D.C.

Other upcoming performances on the Kimmel Center Campus include Ethan Bortnick (March 17, 2017, Perelman Theater), Brit Floyd (April 15, 2017, Academy of Music), Broadway Up Close with Alice Ripley, hosted by Seth Rudetsky (May 6, 2017, Perelman Theater), and Daniel O’Donnell: Back Home Again Tour (May 23, 2017, Academy of Music).

CELTIC WOMAN

Voices of Angels

Academy of Music

April 14, 2017, 7:30 p.m.

Tickets

Tickets are on sale now and start at $43.00. Tickets can be purchased by calling 215-893-1999, online at kimmelcenter.org, or at the Kimmel Center Box Office. Group sales are available for groups of 10 or more and can be purchased by calling (215) 790-5883. More information at kimmelcenter.org.

The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts

Located in the heart of Center City, Philadelphia, the Kimmel Center’s mission is to operate a world-class performing arts center that engages and serves a broad audience through diverse programming, arts education, and community outreach. The Kimmel Center Campus is comprised of the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts (Verizon Hall, Perelman Theater, SEI Innovation Studio, and the Merck Arts Education Center), the Academy of Music (owned by the Philadelphia Orchestra Association), and the Merriam Theater. The Kimmel Center is also home to eight Resident Companies: The Philadelphia Orchestra, Opera Philadelphia, The Pennsylvania Ballet, The Philly POPS, PHILADANCO, The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia, The Philadelphia Chamber Music Society and Curtis Institute of Music. With nearly 9,000 seats per night, The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts is the region’s most impactful performing arts center, and the second largest in the country. TD Bank, America’s Most Convenient Bank, is the season sponsor of the Kimmel Center’s 2016-2017 Season. American Airlines is the official airline of Broadway Philadelphia. For additional information, visit kimmelcenter.org.

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