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Portrait of Chloë Agnew

Chloë Agnew, a founding singer of Celtic Woman, was its youngest member at the time David Downes recruited her into its ranks.

In Celtic Woman: The Show, the team's inaugural program, which was filmed for, and transmitted on, PBS, Chloë's version of "Walking In The Air" was the very first performance featured.

Also in A New Journey, she sang two more songs from her solo CD album in different rendtions. She also sang her pop rendition of "When You Believe" in the Isle Of Hope tour and Songs From The Heart.

She later did her rendition of "Nocturne" in two more concerts called Believe and Emerald.

Early lifeEdit

Agnew was born to Irish entertainer Adele "Twink" King and Irish oboist David Agnew. She made her first television appearance on her mother's programme aged four weeks old, and later sang at the age of six. She attended Notre Dame des Missions Junior School for her primary school education, followed by Alexandra College girls' school.

In 1998, Agnew represented Ireland and was the winner of the Grand Prix at the First International Children's Song Competition in Cairo with a song called The Friendship Tree. She then began to perform pantomime at the Olympia Theatre in Dublin and continued in that role for four years. 

In 1999, she appeared in The Young Messiah, a modern adaptation of Handel's Messiah. In this production, she played one of the children and performed sign language.

Walking In The AirEdit

In relation to the CD version of "Walking In The Air" released in 2002, Chloë made a video released on DVD in Europe in 2004 and in North America in 2007.

Track listsEdit

On CDEdit

  1. Walking In The Air
    Chloë Agnew Walking In The Air album

    "Walking In The Air" CD cover

  2. The Prayer
  3. Nella Fantasia
  4. Someday
  5. Vivaldi's Rain
  6. Going Home
  7. Panis Angelicus
  8. Vincent/Starry, Starry Night
  9. Jesu, Joy Of Man's Desiring
  10. To Where You Are
  11. One World
  12. Sigma
  13. Winter's Light
  14. Braham's Lullaby
  15. Gabriel's Oboe

On DVDEdit

  1. Walking In The Air
    Chloë Walking In The Air DVD (front cover)

    DVD cover

  2. Nella Fantasia
  3. Someday
  4. Vivaldi's Rain
  5. The Prayer
  6. Panis Angelicus
  7. Going Home
  8. Vincent/Starry, Starry Night
  9. One World
  10. To Where You Are
  11. Winter's Light
  12. Sigma
  13. Jesu, Joy Of Man's Desiring
  14. Braham's Lullaby
  15. Gabriel's Oboe

The Celtic Woman concertsEdit

The 5 Celtic Women

Official photo of Celtic Woman (with Chloë on the right)

Along with all the other original members; Lisa KellyMéav Ní MhaolchathaÓrla Fallon and Máiréad Nesbitt, Chloë recorded their first concert located in the Helix Theater in Dublin on video in 2004. Then, they all began their world tour in 2005 and after Méav's pregnancy, the sixth CW member Deirdre Shannon took her place until 2006. With the seventh CW member Hayley Westenra from New Zealand, Chloë and all the other original members recorded the next concert called A New Journey in Slane Castle. A few years later, with eighth member Lynn Hilary and ninth member Alex Sharpe joining the group with the departure of Hayley, Méav and Órla, Chloë, Lisa K and Máiréad began their concert tour called Isle Of Hope based on Irish-American history. They also recorded the next concert called Songs From the Heart and started the tour until Alex's departure. Chloë, Lisa K and Máiréad finished the tour with the tenth member Lisa Lambe taking Lynn's place. They also recorded the concert called Believe and due to Lisa K's pregnancy for her fourth child, the eleventh member Susan McFadden now takes her place. They recorded a new concert called Emerald in South Bend and after this, Chloë decided to leave Celtic Woman and resumed her solo career resulting in the newest member Mairéad Carlin to take Chloë's place.

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Early lifeEdit

Walking In The Air Edit

The Celtic Woman concertsEdit

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