Celtic Thunder: OdysseyNov 2, 2023
Showings: 7 pm
About Celtic Thunder: Odyssey
In ODYSSEY, Celtic Thunder invites audiences on a sweeping voyage through the heartlands of traditional Irish music, the rhythmic pulse of contemporary Irish music, and the innovative, original arrangements emblematic of the ensemble’s unique sound. The shared musical chemistry of Celtic Thunder’s lead vocalists gives the show its compelling power, while each singer adds their distinctive voice and charm to this musical journey, creating a harmonious blend that appeals to a broad spectrum of tastes. The ODYSSEY songbook is steeped in their Irish heritage, weaving a rich tapestry of emotional and musical tones.
Audiences will be swept up in an energetic rendition of “Go Lassie Go”, a traditional folk song given a new lease of life through Celtic Thunder’s vibrant harmonies and fresh musical interpretation. The poignant “City of Chicago” is a moving tribute to the Irish diaspora, resonating deeply with its heartfelt lyrics and evocative melodies. And “The Parting Glass”, an iconic classic from the annals of Irish music, is delivered with such profound emotion that it reverberates through the soul.
ODYSSEY is not simply a concert; it’s a powerful theatrical experience that honors Celtic Thunder’s rich musical legacy and blazes new trails—an evocative journey through time, sound, and culture, as educational as it is entertaining. The captivating blend of music, storytelling, and atmospheric stagecraft makes “Odyssey” a must-see spectacle for fans of Celtic Thunder and Irish music.