Performing: 03/15/2015 - Buy Tickets
The Wilbur Theatre
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Ronan Tynan Comes to The Wilbur
WHAT: On Sunday, March 15th, 2015, Ronan Tynan is coming to The Wilbur in Boston’s historic Theatre District.
Dr. Ronan Tynan is known for his versatile range of repertoire. It includes the operatic, oratorio, concert, and popular music genres. Dr. Tynan first gained international attention in 1994 after having won both Go For It, a televised singing competition in the United Kingdom, and Ireland’s Feis Ceoil Association’s John McCormack Cup for Tenor Voice. A practicing orthopedist at the time, Dr. Tynan continued his music education and voice training at the Leinster School of Music and Drama in Dublin, Ireland. In 1995 Dr. Tynan commenced studies at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester, England earning a post-graduate Diploma in Voice. This same year he was the male winner of the International Opera Singing Competition in Marmand, France. In 1998 he became a member of The Irish Tenors, a group with whom he continues to tour with today. Through the years he has participated in Master Classes with Luciano Pavarotti, Italian tenor Ugo Benelli, Australian tenor Ken Neath, American tenor James King, and American soprano Cynthia Lawrence.
Dr. Tynan is currently the Alltech Visiting Artist in Residence with the University of Kentucky Opera Theatre teaching Vocal Performance, Voice and Repertoire classes with a focus in oratorio and opera at the undergraduate and graduate level. Dr. Tynan is also a return soloist with the Boston Red Sox, the New England Patriots and the New England Revolution. Beyond his concert schedule, 2014’s calendar included singing at the 500 Festival’s Memorial Service for Gold Star families and at the 500 Festival Parade, as well as at the funerals of two Boston firefighters killed in the line of duty and at two tributes for those affected by the Boston Marathon bombings. Additionally, at the invitation of Mrs. Barbara Bush, he performed at the 90th birthday celebration of President Bush. Dr. Tynan traveled to Ireland to perform in Cork for the annual charitable event A Summer’s Evening on the Quad and sang at the season opener of the Kansas City Chiefs and at Derek Jeter’s final game against the Boston Red Sox. Dr. Tynan performed in Atlanta at the International Women’s Forum’s Gala as part of Irish magistrate and International Criminal Court Judge Maureen Harding Clark’s induction to the IWF’s Hall of Fame. In January 2015 he will be headed back to Ireland to Dublin, as the guest artist at the 60th Anniversary Gala of the Irish Farmer’s Association.
Dr. Tynan has appeared in concert halls across the United States and internationally. He is a Sony recording artist who has released more than 10 titles, 4 of which have achieved platinum status. Additionally, between 1981 and 1984, Dr. Tynan amassed eighteen gold medals and fourteen world records while participating in the Paralympics, of which he still holds nine.
Dr. Tynan has performed for four U.S. Presidents including President George H.W. Bush and President George W. Bush, as single soloist at the Funeral of President Ronald Reagan, and for President Clinton. As well, Dr. Tynan has sung for two Popes, Pope John Paul II at St. Peter’s Basilica and Pope Benedict at the Concert of Hope. He has also performed at numerous benefits and memorials for the New York Police and Fire Departments following 9/11 and continues to have a strong bond with those devoting their lives to public service. Dr. Tynan is also a sought after motivational speaker, having more than 30 engagements annually.
For tickets and more information about The Wilbur and other great events visit http://thewilbur.com.
WHEN: Sunday, March 15th, 2015 – 7:30 PM
WHERE: The Wilbur | 246 Tremont Street | Boston, MA 02116 | 617.248.9700
About The Wilbur:
Celebrating 100 years, The Wilbur, nestled in Boston’s historic Theatre District, is the premiere destination for comedy and music in Boston, MA. Built in 1914 by The Shubert Brothers, The Wilbur opened in 1915 and was named for The Shubert Theatre’s manager A.L. Wilbur. Recently revitalized by former Comedy Connection owner Bill Blumenreich in July of 2008, The Wilbur has become a first-class venue showcasing A-list comedians and musicians. A Comedy Central verified venue, the theater has attracted the best of the best in comedy including Aziz Ansari, Louis CK, Kevin Hart, Katt Williams and Jim Gaffigan. They also boast award-winning musicians from all genres such as Boyz II Men, Lauryn Hill, Lyle Lovitt and Smoky Robinson. Offering an intimate show setting, The Wilbur provides the perfect environment for enjoying comedy sensations and chart topping artists in the heart of Boston’s historic Theater District.
The Wilbur is located at 246 Tremont Street in Boston, MA. For more information, please visit www.thewilbur.com, or call 617.248.9700.