​Majella Cullagh | Soprano

Soprano

​Majella Cullagh

Così fan tutte

Biography

Majella Cullagh is one of Ireland’s foremost international opera singers. Her repertoire spans baroque to bel canto, verismo to contemporary music. Engagements include Donizetti’s Maria Stuarda (Gran Teatre del Liceu, Barcelona, and Royal Swedish Opera), Rossini’s La gazza ladra (Arena di Verona), Handel’s Amadigi (Opera Theatre Company/Covent Garden Festival), Massenet’s Manon (Opera New Zealand), Mozart’s Don Giovanni (Opera North), Verdi’s La traviata (Glyndebourne On Tour), Puccini’s La bohème (Royal Albert Hall) and Zemlinsky’s Der Zwerg at the Teatro di San Carlo, Naples. Oratorio performances include Verdi’s Requiem in Milan and Amsterdam, Handel’s Messiah at the Royal Albert Hall and Rossini’s Stabat Mater at the Rossini Festival in Bad Wildbad. Majella has an impressive discography of over forty recordings including Rossini’s Le siège de Corinthe (Naxos), Mercadante’s Zaira (Opera Rara) and Mozart’s Le nozze di Figaro (Chandos). She joined the vocal faculty of the MTU Cork School of Music in 2020 and has adjudicated at competitions and conservatoires in the UK and Ireland.

May 2023

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