Classical Notes

At last, INO presents Oscar’s Dance of the Seven Veils

Salome, the opera that shocked the world way back at the turn of the last century, is now getting an airing in Oscar Wilde’s native city

Sinéad Campbell Wallace will be the first Irish soprano to sing the hugely demanding title role in Salome

Irish National Opera (INO) has a busy programme lined up for its 2023/24 season. Wending one’s way through the vast spread all in one go would probably bring on an attack of indigestion, even for opera addicts who can usually raise their consumption levels when Puccini and Verdi hits are being flaunted.

So let’s be rather brief and picky in our choices before we get bogged down in trying to work it all out. After ...