Classical Notes: Mandela opera with choral appeal coming to Dublin

Trilogy will be staged at Bord Gáis Energy Theatre for four nights

28th August, 2016
A dramatic scene from Cape Town Operas production of The Mandela Trilogy, which comes to the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre from September 14

An opera on the life of Nelson Mandela comes to Dublin soon, with a fair wind behind it from critics around Europe, some of whom have quibbled about the structure of the narrative, but none of whom has uttered a negative word about the opera’s compelling spectacle or committed singing.

The Mandela Trilogy will be staged at the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre for four nights, beginning on September 14. It is the work...

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