PASQUAL€ Lively and vivacious, this dramatic re-imagining of Donizetti’s comic masterpiece Don Pasquale is brought bang up to date by innovative director Annilese Miskimmon, who has just receive two Irish Times Theatre Awards nominations for best Irish opera. 2011 is Opera Theatre Company’s (OTC) 25th anniversary and the Company is delighted to have the opportunity to celebrate a quarter of a century as Ireland’s National Touring Opera Company with this exciting new ..
Best known for its exquisite opening aria sung to a tree (Ombra mai fu) and bristling with thwarted passions, Xerxes is arguably Handel’s greatest opera. Opera Theatre Company stages the work as part of their Handel Trilogy 2009, commemorating the 250th anniversary of the great composer’s death. Spring 2009 will see Xerxes open in the O’Reilly Theatre, Belvedere College, Dublin, before touring to ten theatres throughout the country. The second opera in the trilogy, which will have a..