Classical Notes

Celine Byrne excels in La Boheme

6th March, 2010

* In her first major opera role, soprano Celine Byrne from Naas, Co Kildare has made an acclaimed debut as Mimi in La Boheme for Scottish Opera.

The singer’s first-night performance in the Theatre Royal, Glasgow, was universally praised by critics although the modernised production by Tony Award-winning director Stewart Laing of Puccini’s masterpiece, given a New York setting, received mixed reactions.

The opera will be staged on June 16,18 and 19...

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