"mightly impressive" Irish Times

"stunning setting" Irish Times


Fidelio is an epic story of the love of a wife for her husband and her titanic struggle against injustice and false imprisonment. 

Tour Details

Thurs 21 September Dublin Kilmainham Gaol
Sat 23 September Dublin Kilmainham Gaol
Mon 25 September Dublin Kilmainham Gaol
Wed 27 September Dublin Kilmainham Gaol
Fri 29 September Dublin Kilmainham Gaol

"For a company that size to programme some of the rare works it has done is really quite remarkable. They don’t try to replicate what you’d see in a big opera house – but they perform chamber opera to the highest standards."
Irish Times
"Annilese Miskimmon, can be well satisfied with the fulfilment of her hope that ‘the beauty and dignity of Beethoven’s music will be a blessing where so many traumatic things have happened in the past"
Irish Examiner
"the reliably adventurous Opera Theatre Company staging the wonderful Fidelio, ( in the unexpectedly stunning setting of Kilmainham Gaol"
Irish Independent
"spine-tingling … magnificent … an acoustically effective, eerily evocative production from the award-winning Opera Theatre Company"
"Opera Theatre Company have created outstanding branding for themselves I recent years through innovative and daring productions. OTC’s adventurous spirit continues with what promises to be a landmark production. Few companies have pursued their agenda with such determination and ambition"
Sunday Business Post

Production Information


Fidelio/Leonore Franzita Whelan
Florestan Stephen Rooke
Marzelline Rebekah Coffey
Jacquino Eamonn Mulhall
Rocco Geoffrey Moses
Don Pizarro Andrew Murphy
Don Fernando Owen Gilhooly
First Prisoner Dominic McGorian
Second Prisoner Martin McAnaney

Creative Team

Conductor Tecwyn Evans
Director Annilese Miskimmon
Designer Dick Bird
Lighting Designer Colin Grenfell
Chorus Master Cathal Garvey
Repetiteur Mairead Hurley
Assistant Director Erin Murray

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