- 27 Nov 17
Critically acclaimed Lyric Soprano Celine Byrne releases Christmas classic ‘O Holy Night’, with all proceeds going to the Jack and Jill Foundation and the Children in Hospital Ireland.
Universally acclaimed Irish Lyric Soprano, Celine Byrne today launched her mesmerising and spellbinding charity Christmas single O Holy Night.
An acclaimed Christmas carol, Celine has married tradition with the operatic world working in company with the RTÉ Concert Orchestra with all proceeds going to both the Jack and Jill Foundation and the Children in Hospital Ireland.
The recording is proudly supported by An Post, and was managed by NK Management. The single is available to stream and download from all DSP’s and is available to buy for €2.99 in CD format in Topaz, Applegreen, Carroll’s Irish Gifts, Dubray Books, and various leading outlets Nationwide.
'O Holy Night', a beloved worldwide Christmas carol, was originally inspired by a clergyman in a small French town in the 1800s and soon propelled from a simple poem to a cherished Christmas anthem known to many in an abundance of languages.
Celine Byrne, a performer of fine lyrical quality, who has been noted for the ease with which she manages to combine power and confidence with delicate and heartfelt intensity, has brought an exquisite touch to the classic carol.
Celine’s velvety and elegant voice ensures the listener a spine-tingling experience. Working with the RTÉ Concert Orchestra, the single was conducted by Robert Houlihan, Gavin Murphy worked on the arrangement, while Gareth Hudson produced the single.
Speaking about the launch of the single, Celine Byrne said: " ‘O Holy Night is the most beautiful Christmas carol and always invokes special memories for me.
"It was truly an honour to lend my voice to this recording and was such a wonderful experience to record with the RTÉ Concert Orchestra.
"The Jack and Jill Foundation and the Children in Hospital Ireland are two such deserving charities, so I ask you to please spread the Christmas cheer and pick up your copy of O Holy Night today!"
'O Holy Night' will also be available to purchase at Celine Byrne’s Christmas Gala taking place in the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre on 15 December.
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