At Lismore over the next few days, Una Hunt will help to revive pieces that had fallen out of fashion, writes Cathy Desmond.
Mon, 27 May, 2019
The project is expected to employ up to 3,000 people and will be the largest inner-city commercial development outside of Dublin.
Fri, 22 Mar, 2019
Claudia Boyle is ready to take on one of the most demanding soprano roles in the world of opera, writes
Thu, 13 Sep, 2018
reviews the opera L’Italiana in Algeri at Lismore Castle.
Sat, 02 Jun, 2018
Amy Ní Fhearraigh is a Dublin-based soprano singing the role of Barbarina in Irish National Opera’s production of Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro.
Thu, 29 Mar, 2018
One of the strengths of Wexford Festival Opera is the variety of events running throughout the days to entertain visitors to the seaside town.
Wed, 25 Oct, 2017
James Joyce’s famous short works are filled with music. meets two gallants who decided to make them into an opera.
Thu, 19 Oct, 2017
Acclaimed contemporary Irish composer Donnacha Dennehy speaks toahead of the world premiere of his prize-winning opera ‘The Second Violinist’.
Fri, 21 Jul, 2017
Roddy Doyle approached his translation of Mozart’s opera in a similar way to his book with the footballer, writes
Thu, 29 Sep, 2016
MAIREAD Buicke, star of the operatic stage and concert platform, reveals that her first ensemble experience was as a member of the Newcastle West Pipe Band.
Thu, 01 Sep, 2016
WE CAN relax at last and know that spring is really here because Ellen Kent Opera arrives in Cork today with two spectacular performances at Cork Opera House — Die Fledermaus tonight, and Carmen tomorrow.
Thu, 21 Apr, 2016
A fuming husband, a wife with a guilty secret and a jilted lover on the verge of a nervous breakdown are the main protagonists in a pair of short operas on the theme of love and lies presented by Opera Theatre Company at the Watergate Theatre during Kilkenny Arts Festival.
Wed, 12 Aug, 2015
As Il Divo prepare for their Cork gig, Sébastien Izambard tells Jo Kerrigan his rags to riches tale.
Thu, 12 Jun, 2014
Soprano Kiri Te Kanawa has spoken out in support of Dundalk singer Tara Erraught after a series of reviews criticised her appearance.
Fri, 23 May, 2014