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Classical notes: Erraught joins the big stars on the South Pole

Dundalk-born mezzo soprano Tara Erraught sings the lead female role in opera

31st January, 2016
Mezzo-soprano Tara Erraught sings the lead female role in new opera The South Pole at the Bayerische Staatsoper in Munich

The South Pole may have caused tragic news in the past few days with the death of explorer Henry Worsley, but tonight an opera of the same name is likely to be acclaimed in the Bayerische Staatsoper in Munich, where its world premiere is being staged.

Young Dundalk-born mezzo soprano Tara Erraught sings the lead female role as Robert Scott’s wife Kathleen, in a cast that includes two of the most famous male opera stars...

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