Presented by Music for Galway in association with Arts in Action, NUI Galway
In this lunchtime concert, singers from the 2019/20 intake of the INO Opera Studio will perform a selection of arias and other operatic excerpts from across the canon. It’s a fantastic opportunity to hear some of Ireland’s most promising vocal talent.
INO Opera Studio is Irish National Opera’s artistic formation programme. The studio makes an annual selection of operatic talent in Ireland — singers, repetiteurs, conductors, directors, designers, composers — and provides specially tailored training, professional mentoring and high-level professional engagements for a group of individuals whose success will be key to the future development of opera in Ireland. Members of the studio take part in a number of INO’s productions and benefit from individual coaching, masterclasses and mentorship with leading Irish and international singers and musicians.
Admission is free but booking is highly advised. Contact Music for Galway for further details.
Salome school workshop
Pack all of your seven veils for this thrilling journey into Strauss’ shocking and alluring opera. Dancer and director Stephanie Dufresne will guide your students through a movement workshop exploring the themes and motifs that utterly shocked audiences when it was first performed in 1905. Warning: silver platters and severed heads may be discussed…
Salome… In Focus
Join us for Salome… In Focus, an introduction to Salome by Richard Strauss, delivered by Michael Lee.
La traviata schools workshop
Who doesn’t love a good tragedy? Take a dive into Verdi’s beautiful and heart-rending tale of love and loss based on the true story of Marie Duplessis who counted Liszt among her famous admirers.
Traviata… In Focus
Join us for an introduction to La traviata by Giuseppe Verdi, delivered by Deborah Kelleher, to learn more about the opera ahead of the live performance.