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INO’s young singers wow audience with attitude and ambition

There are lots of things in opera to get excited about, but seeing the emergence of singing talent is up there near the top

18th August, 2019
Graduate musicians Rachel Croash, Sinead Hayes, Andrew Gavin and Amy Ní Fhearraigh

Irish National Opera had a bit of unfinished business to deal with last weekend as a finale to its first full year of production. It took the form of a graduation gala concert, where four members of its training hub took centre stage.

It was a daunting challenge for the four musicians – three singers and a conductor – but it worked a treat, resulting in standing ovations. And why not? These are singers who...

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