Doreen Curran | Mezzo-Soprano

Mezzo-Soprano

Doreen Curran

This Season

Madama Butterfly

Biography

Derry-born mezzo-soprano Doreen Curran’s opera roles include the title role in Handel’s Radamisto (Irish Youth Opera & Northern Ireland Opera), Ottavia in Monteverdi’s L’incoronazione di Poppea (English National Opera, Opera Theatre Company, Aldeburgh and Buxton), Mercedes in Bizet’s Carmen (Glyndebourne Touring Opera and ATAO Tenerife), Blanche in Prokofiev’s The Gambler (Grange Park Opera), Tamiri in Vivaldi’s Farnace (Salzburg), Zoë in Respighi’s La fiamma, Ernestina in Rossini L’occasione fa il ladro and Clione in Fauré’s Penelopé (Wexford Festival Opera), Cherubino in Mozart’s Le nozze di Figaro (Garsington Opera and Savoy Opera), Dorabella in Mozart’s Così fan tutte (Holland Park Opera), Kate in Gilbert & Sullivan’s The Pirates of Penzance, Cherubino in Mozart’s Le nozze di Figaro (English National Opera), Lola in Mascagni’s Cavalleria rusticana (Opera Northern Ireland), Suzuki in Puccini’s Madama Butterfly (Lyric Opera Productions, Dublin), Second Lady in Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte and Ciesca in Puccini’s Gianni Schicchi (Opera Ireland), Rosina in Rossini’s Barber of Seville (Opera Theatre Company and Armonico Consort), Madame Flora in Menotti’s The Medium), Mother in Humperdinck’s Hansel and Gretel), Mrs Noye in Britten’s Noye’s Fludde, Mary in Wagner’s The Flying Dutchman, Lady Macbeth’s Lady in Waiting in Verdi’s Macbeth (Northern Ireland Opera), and Third Secretary in John Adams’s Nixon in China (Wide Open Opera). She makes her Irish National Opera debut in Madama Butterfly. She has also performed in concert with the London Philharmonic Orchestra, the RTÉ National Symphony, the RTÉ Concert Orchestra, European Youth Orchestra, Irish Chamber Orchestra, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra and Ulster Orchestra and has given recitals in Ireland, England, France, Germany, and the USA.