Celtic Woman: Home For Christmas
Airs Monday, November 28th at 1p on WVIA-TV
Internationally renowned for alluring stage productions and songs of heartwarming inspiration, Home For Christmas reveals for Celtic Woman what will be their newest chapter of musical enchantment to be enjoyed by the entire family. Home For Christmas stars vocalists Lisa Lambe, Susan McFadden, Meav Ni Mhaolchatha and Celtic violinist Mairead Nesbitt, performing timeless holiday favorites ("Silent Night," I'll Be Home For Christmas," "It Came Upon A Midnight Clear," "Joy To The World") with their signature Celtic twist under the distinct musical direction of Emmy-nominated music producer, David Downes. Home For Christmas, directed by Russell Thomas and filmed at Dublin's Helix Theatre, is both a visual and aural feast. Complimented by Ireland's finest musicians comprised of a 36-piece orchestra and the 40-member Philharmonic Choir, this large-scale production promises to be a moving and festive celebration of the music cherished for generations. Since Celtic Woman's March 2005 American debut on public television, the unique all-female ensemble has emerged as a spectacular commercial success and a genuine cultural phenomenon. The adored ensemble's evocative, uplifting music has crossed over national and cultural borders to touch the hearts of a devoted fan base that spans the globe. This unique, all-female, adult contemporary ensemble has gone on to achieve world renown success by connecting directly to fans via their public television specials and international tours. Celtic Woman is able to boast over 8 million CDs and DVDs sold worldwide, multi-platinum album sales in 9 countries, and over 2.3 million concert tickets sold. Celebrate the joys of the holiday season with Celtic Woman and Home For Christmas by sharing a new tradition with your family and friends.