The John McCormack Songbook

The John McCormack Songbook

Friday, 2 September 2022, 1.05pm

Celebrating its 10th anniversary, this acclaimed sell out recital returns to the NCH where it made its debut in 2012 with Tenor Ross Scanlon and Pianist David O’Shea.

Take a trip down memory lane and hear McCormack classics such as ‘Macushla’, ‘I Hear you Calling me’, ‘I’ll walk beside you’ and many more.

A unique performance of song and story that will engage the audience and allow them to be transported back in time.

Hailed by the Irish Times as ‘...the most promising Irish Tenor heard in years…’, Ross Scanlon is a graduate of the TU Dublin Conservatoire & The Royal Academy of Music, London. Opera highlights have included Le Thérière - L'Enfant et les sortlièges with the BBC Symphony Orchestra, Barbican, London, Hot Biscuit - Paul Bunyan for Welsh National Opera, John Pyne - Vagabones, Irus - The Return of Ulysses and Male Chorus - The Rape of Lucretia for Opera Collective Ireland.

He joins forces once again with award winning pianist David O’Shea who is a graduate of The TU Dublin Conservatoire. He is in high demand as a pianist and organist having collaborated with many of Ireland's most loved soloists. He is director of music at Sandford Parish and is an Associate Artist with Pipeworks (Dublin International Organ and Choral Festival).

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Published on 26 July 2022

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