Irish National Opera

SUNDAY 10 FEBRUARY, 2019

Irish National Opera

SUNDAY 10 FEBRUARY, 2019

A concert performance of Gluck’s Orfeo ed Euridice with the Irish Baroque Orchestra

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In association with Galway International Arts Festival
a co-production with United Fall in partnership with Irish Baroque Orchestra

Starring Sharon Carty (mezzo) and Sarah Power (soprano) with the Irish Baroque Orchestra, Irish National Opera present a concert version of Gluck’s great musical myth Orfeo ed Euridice.

Don’t miss out, book tickets now.

Christoph Willibald Von Gluck’s influential opera Orfeo ed Euridice is based on the myth of Orpheus, who is granted permission to travel to the underworld to rescue his wife Euridice on the condition that he not look at her until they are back on earth.

A story so weighted in tragedy, the power of the Orpheus myth lies in its balance between mortality and hope, transcendence and love. Orfeo ed Euridice is the most popular of Gluck’s work and features the famous aria “Che farò senza Euridice”. Peter Whelan conducts this concert performance of Gluck’s most favourite work with the Irish Baroque Orchestra and with Sharon Carty and Sarah Power performing the title roles joined by an ensemble of four singers.

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This is the moment a star is born, I told myself as I sat breathlessly through mezzo soprano Sharon Carty’s sublime rendering of the aria Scherza infida.

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The Sunday Business Post

Book tickets

Book tickets for this concert through the Droichead website using the link below.

Alternatively, you can pop into the Droichead Arts Centre box office in person on Stockwell Street or call the box office on 0419875140

Our tickets are great value and even include a free drink at the interval.

WHEN

Sunday 10th February 2019
Pre-concert talk 7pm, concert start 7.30pm

WHERE

St Peter’s Church of Ireland, Drogheda, Co. Louth, Ireland

TICKETS

From €19 in advance
€17 concessions, €5 student/children

Special ticket offers

We have two promotional ticket offers for the Series this year. Purchase a full season ticket for all 7 concerts for just €100 (that’s a saving of €40), or book tickets to 4 concerts for the price of 3.

Call the box office on 0419875140 for more details.

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