Irish baritone Rory Musgrave will be one of the stars of Wexford Festival Opera, writes Cathy Desmond.
Fri, 21 Oct, 2016
Lismore is gearing up for its seventh opera festival, with the hotly tipped Rachel Croash starring in a production of Così Fan Tutte, writes Cathy Desmond
Fri, 27 May, 2016
Brecht-Weill’s rarely-seen opera is a stirring take on consumer excess, writes Padraic Killeen.
Wed, 11 Jun, 2014
Lismore Music will promote the new generation of vocal talents, writes Nicki ffrench Davis
Thu, 09 May, 2013
Lismore Music invites children behind the scenes at The Barber of Seville, says Nicki ffrench Davis
Fri, 01 Jun, 2012
SORCHA O’Raghallaigh has had three special wedding dresses in her life this year.
Sat, 05 Nov, 2011
Arts Minister Martin Cullen has announced the establishment of an Irish National Opera.
Mon, 22 Mar, 2010
Fledgling opera singers are travelling from all over the world to compete in an Irish competition with the potential to launch them on the international circuit, it was revealed today.
Tue, 26 Dec, 2006
Public relations guru Mary Finan was today appointed by the Government as chairperson of the RTE Authority.
Tue, 21 Feb, 2006
THERE have been many modern versions of La Traviata, Giuseppe Verdi’s seminal opera of love and loss. Not even the most daring producer, though, has ever dreamed of showing any of the characters snorting cocaine.
Thu, 27 Oct, 2005
A consignment of cocaine estimated to be worth over half a million euro, has been seized from a truck carrying equipment and costumes for the Opera Ireland company.
Wed, 26 Oct, 2005
Mary Finan has been elected chairman of the Economic and Social Research Institute.
Mon, 29 Sep, 2003
PLAYWRIGHT Arthur Miller’s participation is one of the highlights of the 2003 Dublin Theatre Festival, running from September 29 to October 11.
Thu, 31 Jul, 2003
“NONE shall sing, none shall sing.” Or as Puccini might put it: “Nessun canta, nessun canta.”
Thu, 17 Apr, 2003
IF investment in the arts and culture is a symbol of a civilised society, then Ireland’s image is sadly lacking at present.
Mon, 17 Feb, 2003
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