Songs of Erin and Gems of Irish Opera
Rachel Kelly, Mezzo-soprano and Gavan Ring, Tenor, sing a classic collection of Irish songs accompanied by Una Hunt on piano.
Songs of, about and from Ireland by Charles Villiers Stanford, Herbert Hughes, James Lynam Molloy, Hamilton Harty, Ina Boyle, T.C. Kelly and Bernadette Marmion is partnered with Moore’s evergreen Irish Melodies, accompanied by Una Hunt on piano, at Salterbridge House.
The programme concludes with operatic excerpts from Ireland’s pioneering composer, William Vincent Wallace (Maritana, Lurline and Matilda of Hungary) along with excerpts from Robert O’Dwyer’s Irish language opera, Eithne and music from the King of Broadway, Victor Herbert, famous for his Naughty Marietta and Babes in Toyland. To conclude, solo arias and duets from the operas of Michael William Balfe including The Bohemian Girl and Falstaff.
Price €20.00 to €30.00