Celtic Woman coming March 20 to Eisenhower Auditorium

January 10, 2013

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- The Irish musical ensemble Celtic Woman is returning to America for an expansive four-month concert tour, stopping here March 20 at Eisenhower Auditorium. 

Recently named Billboard magazine’s No. 1 World Music Artist, Celtic Woman combines the talents of four gifted Irish women: vocalists Chloë Agnew, Lisa Lambe and Susan McFadden plus violinist Máiréad Nesbitt; whose dazzling performances combine the sounds and sensibility of Irish traditional music with memorable original compositions and contemporary pop standards. The 2013 tour boasts a new stage production and the return of such enduring fan favorites as “You Raise Me Up” and “Orinoco Flow.”

Since its formation in 2004, Celtic Woman has emerged as both a spectacular commercial success and a global cultural phenomenon. The group’s uplifting mix of timeless tradition and contemporary craft has transcended national and cultural borders to touch the hearts of a devoted international fan base, who’ve embraced Celtic Woman’s hugely successful public television specials and made its CDs and DVDs into multi-platinum best-sellers. The group’s albums have sold more than 7 million copies around the world. Like all of its albums, Celtic Woman’s 2012 releases, the acclaimed "Believe" CD/DVD and the holiday-themed CD "Home For Christmas," debuted at No. 1 on Billboard’s World Music chart, marking eight consecutive chart-topping albums for the group.

Celtic Woman recently made its soap opera debut as featured guests in multiple episodes of the CBS daytime drama "The Bold and the Beautiful."

Having sold nearly 3 million concert tickets worldwide, Celtic Woman has won a dedicated and loyal audience in the United States, where its elaborately staged, visually stunning concert tours consistently draw sellout crowds. Singing songs of love, loss, hope and inspiration, Celtic Woman celebrates the emotional resonance of Ireland’s centuries-old musical and cultural heritage while taking advantage of the limitless options of state-of-the-art production. 

Tickets for the Penn State concert, which begins at 7:30 p.m., are $99 for orchestra first four rows, $69 for orchestra rows EE to ZZ and grand tier rows A to K, and $39 for grand tier rows L to P and balcony. Tickets are available online at www.cpa.psu.edu or by phone at 814-863-0255 of 800-ARTS-TIX. Tickets are also available at four State College locations: Eisenhower Auditorium (8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays ), Penn State Downtown Theatre Center (9 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays), HUB-Robeson Center Information Desk (11 a.m. to 2 p.m. weekdays) and Bryce Jordan Center (10 a.m. to 6 p.m. weekdays).

Parking in the Eisenhower Parking Deck will be $5 per vehicle. Patrons with Penn State faculty/staff parking permits will not be charged for parking.

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