Date: Friday, 22 June 2018
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Camille O’Sullivan with Cork Opera House Concert Orchestra
Cork Opera House and Cork Midsummer Festival are proud to present Camille O’Sullivan with the Cork Opera House Concert Orchestra on Friday June 22nd.
Be drawn into a world of dark, light, circus and dreams as world-renowned singer and story-teller Camille O’Sullivan returns to the Festival for one night only alongside the Cork Opera House Concert Orchestra, conducted by John O Brien.
Featuring the music of David Bowie, Nick Cave, Leonard Cohen, Tom Waits, Jaques Brel, Radiohead and more, Camille O’Sullivan and Cork Opera House Concert Orchestra promise an exhilarating and mesmerising evening as together, they transform each song into “an intense theatrical experience”.
Previously an award-winning architect and portrait painter, Irish/French Camille O’Sullivan is a singer and actress who enjoys a formidable international reputation for her interpretations of the songs of musical heroes. The multi-award-winning singer has stunned audiences around the world with her sell-out performances including Sydney Opera House, London’s Royal Festival Hall, The Roundhouse and a show-stealing appearance on Later with Jools Holland BBC.
Formed in October 2017, the Cork Opera House Concert Orchestra have become a regular feature in the Cork Opera House programme. Under the baton of principle conductor John O Brien, they have enraptured audiences playing everything from classical music to jazz, from opera to contemporary pop.
“An artist at the top of her game pushing herself to be better and trusting us to keep up. It’s thrilling to watch” *****The Scotsman
“She treats every song as an intense emotional journey…hypnotic… such an outpouring of passion you can’t resist being drawn into her web” ***** Independent (UK)