Daryl Simpson

Omagh, United Kingdom

Biography

Daryl Simpson from Omagh, in Northern Ireland is member of well known Irish Crossover act the Celtic Tenors, and also works as a musician, vocal coach and producer. His early training saw him graduate in music at Queen’s University, Belfast before completing an Opera Masters Degree at the Alexander Gibson Opera School in Glasgow.

He was a member of Opera Theatre Company’s “Young Associate Artist Scheme”, giving performances and broadcasts, in both Ireland and the UK.  His opera career continued as a member of the internationally acclaimed “Internationales Opern Studio” at the Zurich Opera.

Daryl is also the Founding Musical Director of the Omagh Community Youth Choir , which he instigated in the wake of the Omagh Bomb atrocity in 1998. The group was formed to promote peace and reconciliation through music. Other Peace initiatives have seem him work with groups from all over the world including the Shades of Praise, the Future Youth Games and World Scholar Athlete Games. Daryl leads an eclectic musical life of performing and recording and is very proud to be associated with Playing for Change and hope people will be equally inspired by the movement.

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Omagh, United Kingdom

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Daryl Simpson Upcoming Tour Dates
  • 19

    Dec

    The Celtic Tenors

    Markham, ON, Canada

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    The only tenor group with a truly global audience, The Celtic Tenors will give you a night to remember. Whether playing a neighbourhood cathedral or major concert halls in international cities like New York, Amsterdam or Shanghai, you are assured of a professional, sparkling and most of all, good humoured performance. They genuinely love what they do and you’ll see that shine through in each rendition of beautiful Celtic songs, exhilarating classics, a capellas and popular contemporary songs.

    The Celtic Tenors, you’ll get more than a performance by world-class artists. You’ll enjoy an evening to savour and a night with tenors who despite their incredible success don’t take themselves too seriously!

    Venue: Flato Markham Theatre

    Date and Time: December 19, 2018 at 8:00 PM

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