Seán Costello



Seán Costello – Biography Seán Costello is one of the leading Irish tenors of his generation. Seán is a multi-award winner, noted for his enthusiasm and presence on stage, and recognised for his superb, emotive performances of the world’s greatest songs. He is a true cross over artist with a repertoire ranging from operatic arias to Broadway anthems, from classical to contemporary music. Seán’s mellifluous voice mesmerised the audience with Josef Locke favourites, among them ‘Hear my Song’, ‘I’ll take you home again Kathleen’, ‘Danny Boy’ and a stunning rendition of ‘The Town I loved so Well’. All those fortunate enough to be at the performance tonight are in for a musical experience of exceptional quality. Enjoy. Seán has also starred in ‘The Loveliest Night of the Year’ a celebration concert showcasing the music of Mario Lanza. Ellisa Lanza (Mario Lanza’s daughter) described that event as ‘the best celebration concert in my father’s honour I have attended anywhere in the world’. Seán’s concert performances showcasing the music of these two internationally acclaimed stars have enhanced his own status as a major Irish tenor. Seán has had very successful national tours of ‘The Loveliest Night of the Year’ and ‘A Viennese Christmas’. His CD ‘Christmas Memories’ was launched as a complement to the ‘Viennese Christmas’ show, which has established itself as an essential part of the festive season for all music lovers. Other recent work includes guest performances with The Slovak Festival Orchestra in Classical Twist. Seán has starred in the leading roles in musicals including The Desert Song, Jesus Christ Superstar, Fiddler on the Roof, Chicago, The Gondoliers, Titanic, The King and I, The Pirates of Penzance, Ragtime, West Side Story, Calamity Jane, My Fair Lady, Carmen, Show Boat, A Slice of Saturday Night, Oklahoma, Chess, Johnny Angel, The Merry Widow, The Mikado, Guys ‘n’ Dolls, Tara, H.M.S. Pinafore and The Pirate Queen. Seán is a five times Best Male Voice award winner with AIMS with a total of ten nominations in this category to his credit. Seán’s world premier roles include King Cormac in Tara, the title role in Johnny Angel and Tiernan in the world amateur premier of The Pirate Queen. His credits also include the title role in the European premier of The Scarlet Pimpernel. In the sporting arena Seán has performed at some of the world’s most prestigious events including the Ryder Cup in the K-Club in 2006 and the Volvo Ocean Race Galway in 2009. He is a regular performer on national radio and television with recent broadcasts on the Late, Late Show and The John Murray RTE 1 radio show. During the summer season Seán performs weekly with the highly successful 'Trad on the Prom' in Galway City. Seán’s dedication to singing and commitment to his audience mean that those who hear him are assured of an unrivalled musical experience. Fans acknowledge his performances with rapturous applause and standing ovations. They know that Seán Costello is the voice you will never forget, the performer you will always remember.

Seán Costello, Vocalist (Tenor), 14 Grealish Town, Bohermore, Galway. Call +353 872843491