FETED for her outstanding performance in the Laochra spectacular in Croke Park, singer Lisa Lambe will tour Dublin and the west this Autumn with another stirring 1916 commemoration.
The former Celtic Woman star will join Simon Morgan, Brendan MacQuaile and pianist Ronan Murray for the continuing Irish tour of Myles Dungan’s new 1916 show – The Count, The Countess & The Tommy – which centres on the life and music of the celebrated Irish tenor Count John McCormack.
The show premiered on May 5 in Kilkenny’s Watergate Theatre, then moved on to Roscommon and Cavan. Leitrim and Dublin shows will follow over the next two months…
Friday, September 30 – Dock, Carrick-on-Shannon
Friday, October 14 – Civic Theatre, Tallaght
The show is a centrepiece of broadcaster Myles Dungan’s Paths To Freedom roadshow project, a unique package of lectures, presentations and shows remembering the Rising, one hundred years on.
The Count, The Countess & The Tommy is hosted by local county councils, as part of an extensive programme of events to commemorate Easter 1916.
The show, written specially for the 1916 commemorations by RTE historian and broadcaster Myles Dungan, is a blend of song and drama, featuring the music, not just of McCormack, but also Lena Ford, Ivor Novello, Stanley Kirkby and George M. Cohan. Produced by Pegasus Consulting, the promoters behind The Great War Roadshow and The Fighting Irish, the Watergate performance will feature headline acts including…
Simon Morgan: A world-renowned baritone, Simon has performed in venues across Ireland, the UK, Argentina, Chile, Barbados, San Diego, Chicago, New York, Monaco, Florence and Verona.
Lisa Lambe: A singer and actress, Lisa is best known for her work at the Abbey and the Gate, and as a former member of international singing sensation Celtic Woman.
Brendan MacQuaile: Brendan is a classically trained baritone who performs widely in Ireland and internationally, and features regularly on TV and radio.
Pianist: Ronan Murray
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Singer Lisa Lambe was the star turn at the GAA’s spectacular, Laochra, with her memorable rendition of The Foggy Dew.
Attracting a near capacity crowd, the show followed the Allianz Football League Final, and thrilled fans of all counties and colours. Laochra, the Irish word for heroes, brought together more than 3,500 performers…