22 October - 3 November 2019
Don Quichotte by Jules Massenet
Sung in French
Tues 22, Fri 25, Tues 29 Oct, Fri 1 Nov
Dorilla in Tempe by Antonio Vivaldi
Sung in Italian
Wed 23, Sat 26, Wed 30 Oct, Sat 2 Nov
WORLD-PREMIERE of a newly commissioned opera
La Cucina by Irish composer Andrew Synnott
Performed as a companion piece with
Adina by Gioacchino Rossini, a co-production with Rossini Opera Festival and directed by Rosetta Cucchi, the incoming Artistic Director.
Both sung in Italian
Thurs 24, Sun 27 (5 p.m.), Thurs 31 Sun 3 Nov (5 p.m.)
The 2019 Festival will include 12 main evening opera performances as well as an exclusive concert performance on the Bank Holiday Monday, 28 October, of The Veiled Prophet by the Irish composer Charles Villiers Stanford, presented in association with Heritage Music Productions, headed by international pianist and Irish music specialist, Una Hunt. This eagerly anticipated project, supported by grant funding from the Arts Council, will be conducted by David Brophy and include several distinguished Irish singers.
Further information on creative teams and daytime programme will be announced ahead of the opening of priority booking on 23 March.
PRIORITY BOOKING DATES (BY LEVEL)
Ensemble +, Aria, Cabaletta, Bravura: Saturday, 23 March 2019
Ensemble: Saturday, 30 March 2019
General Booking: Saturday, 13 April 2019
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