• July 2022
  • Dublin

Tosca

Sinéad Campbell Wallace stars in Puccini’s high-octane opera presented in the visually stunning setting of a battle-scarred 1950s Rome.

A celebrated opera singer. Her lover, a famous painter. His friend, an escaped prisoner. And a manipulative, power-drunk chief of police who has dark intents for all three. What could go wrong? Everything! Puccini’s most concentrated opera is high in drama and rich in spine-tingling arias.

Sung in Italian with English surtitles.

Running time: 3 hours with 2 intervals.

Tosca...In Focus, a free online introduction to the opera, takes place on 7 July. Booking available here.

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“Almighty God touched me with his little finger and said: ‘Write for the theatre — mind, only for the theatre.’ And I have obeyed the supreme command” - Giacomo Puccini
“she is indestructible, stunning, thrilling” - Süddeutsche Zeitung on Sinéad Campbell Wallace
“Pittas’s formidable vocal and theatrical talents” - South Florida Classical Review on Dimitri Pittas
“superb . . . his deep tone penetrating and unsettling” - GoldenPlec on Tómas Tómasson

Presented in partnership with the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre.

This production was created in association with Wrocław Opera.

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Cast & Creative Team

Cast

Tosca Sinéad Campbell Wallace
Cavaradossi Dimitri Pittas
Scarpia Tómas Tómasson
Angelotti John Molloy
Sacristan Graeme Danby
Spoletta Michael Bell
Sciarrone Rory Dunne
Jailer Fionn Ó hAlmhain
Shepherd Boy Joe Dwyer

Creative Team

Conductor Nil Venditti
Director Michael Gieleta
Set & Costume Designer Gary McCann
Lighting Designer Ciaran Bagnall
Chorus Director Amy Ryan
Assistant Director Davey Kelleher
Répétiteur Aoife O’Sullivan
Language Coach Annalisa Monticelli
Irish National Opera Chorus
Children’s Chorus Members of Independent Theatre Workshop Chorus and Palestrina Choir
Irish National Opera Orchestra