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Delve deeper into the background of opera with Irish National Opera’s free In Focus series.
The Lighthouse...In Focus takes a closer look at Peter Maxwell Davies' The Lighthouse, exploring the music and the context in which it was created. In this free event, get the chance to meet key artists involved in producing the opera and hear about their process in realising the work.
The Lighthouse...In Focus will last approximately 30 mins and takes place one hour prior to live performances of the opera. These talks will be offered at select venues during our nationwide tour of the opera this November.
Tickets are free but booking is required. Booking information is available via the relevant venue.
More venues to be announced soon.
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…
Join us for Salome… In Focus, an introduction to Salome by Richard Strauss, delivered by Michael Lee.
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.
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.