Friday Opera Explorer | Episode 3

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  • 14 May, 5pmFacebook & 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.

This week's episode takes us on a journey to France with arias from Gounod, Berlioz and Massenet featuring performances from Gemma Ní Bhríain, John Molloy, Sarah Shine, Naomi Louisa O'Connell and Gavan Ring from their operas La Damnation de Faust, Faust, Cendrillon, Werther and Roméo et Juliette, with Aoife O'Sullivan and Gary Beecher accompanying on piano.

Also joining us this week, composer Finola Merivale discusses her work with Fergus Sheil.

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Susurrus for flute and cello

Composed by Finola Merivale

Performed by the National Sawdust Ensemble

Brandon Patrick George, flute, and Jeffrey Zeigler, cello

Recorded at National Sawdust, NY as part of the New Works Commission 2020: National Sawdust's initiative designed to support artists during the pandemic with a commission and recording by the National Sawdust Ensemble.