Curtain falls on Opera Ireland after seven decades

An acclaimed performance of Puccini’s Tosca last week was a bittersweet triumph for Opera Ireland (OI).

13th November, 2010

An acclaimed performance of Puccini’s Tosca last week was a bittersweet triumph for Opera Ireland (OI).

The raising of the curtain on the 163rd production in the company’s history also heralded the falling of the axe on Opera Ireland itself after almost 70 years in operation.

Opera Ireland and Opera Theatre Company (OTC), the country’s main touring opera group, are being disbanded to make way for a new company, Irish National Opera...

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