Irish soprano Celine Byrne will perform in a very special dinner time recital from the stage of the National Opera House, accompanied at the piano by Rosetta Cucchi.
Celine is very familiar to both Irish and international audiences having performed with Irish National Opera, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Israeli Opera in Tel Aviv, Mikhailovsky Opera, St. Petersburg, Deutsche Oper am Rhein, Düsseldorf and Minnesota Opera amongst others. She has also performed in concert with world-renowned tenors José Carreras, Roberto Alagna and Joseph Calleja.
Celine Byrne will be one of the internationally renowned masterclass tutors who will mentor the thirteen young talented Irish singers selected for the inaugural Wexford Factory, an academy for young Irish or Irish-based singers. Find out more about WEXFORD FACTORY here.
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The programme includes:
A. Dvořák, Rusalka: Song to the Moon
G. Mahler, from Ruckert-Lieder: Ich Bin Der Welt Abhanden Gekommen
A. Catalani, La Wally: Ebben? Ne andrò lontana
R. Strauss, Op. 27 number 2, TrV 170: Cäcilie
R. Strauss, Op. 27 number 4, TrV 170: Morgen!
G. Puccini, La Bohème: Sì. Mi chiamano Mimì
S. MacCathmhaoil, My Lagan Love0
T. Moore, The Last Rose of Summer
G. Puccini, Tosca: Vissi d'arte
E. De Curtis, Non ti scordar di me
Loewe / Lerner, My Fair Lady: I could have danced all night