Friday Opera Explorer | Episode 2

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  • 7 May, 5pmFacebook and You Tube

Escape for free with Irish singers to Italy, Germany, France and Russia and meet Irish composers working with INO in our Friday Opera Explorer Series.

Episode 2 of the Friday Opera Explorer Series brings us to Germany with arias from Beethoven and Wagner. Join us as we explore arias from Das Rheingold, Tannhaüser and Fidelio in performances by Gyula Nagy, Sinéad Campbell Wallace, Brenton Ryan, John Molloy and Ben McAteer, accompanied by Aoife O'Sullivan and Gary Beecher.

We will also hear from composer Emma O'Halloran (The Wait - 20 Shots of Opera), who will discuss her work and upcoming plans with Fergus Sheil.

Tune in for free via Facebook and You Tube on Friday 7 May at 5pm.

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Excerpt from Mary Motorhead by Emma O'Halloran after the play by Mark O’Halloran by kind permission of National Sawdust

Commissioned by Beth Morrison Projects

David Bloom, conductor

Jennifer Williams, director

Emily Clarkson, lighting

Adam J. Thompson, video

Naomi Louisa O’Connell, mezzo-soprano

Contemporaneous Ensemble

Recorded at National Sawdust, New York as part of the Beth Morrison Projects Next Generation 2018: An initiative designed to discover the next generation of music-theatre and opera-theatre compositional voices.