Tuesday October 20, 2020

New opera group starts with a Big Bang

17th December, 2017
Fergus Sheil will lead the new Irish National Opera

Irish National Opera is a name that appeared in 2009 and then vanished without a single production being staged. Now resurrected in a different guise, it is being launched again and will become increasingly prominent across Ireland’s music spectrum.

It is led by opera producer and director Fergus Sheil who, as chief of Wide Open Opera, won a competitive process earlier this year to become the Arts Council’s “preferred provider of mainscale opera in...

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