Classical Notes

Lyric Opera goes full circle with La Trav

2nd October, 2010

Impresario Vivian Coates has built his Lyric Opera company into a vibrant music company that has deservedly won respect for its popularising of opera in Dublin.

With precious little backing, he has established a permanent presence at the National Concert Hall, specialising in the most popular operas.

‘‘Yes, I do follow a populist path, but how else could a company like Lyric survive, particularly in these troubled times?

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