Tom Johnson

The Four Note Opera

On its premiere tour in 1998,The OTC/ESB Four Note Opera had them rolling in the aisles. The opera enthusiats and first timer alike found that much to savour in this hilarious and sophisticated take on the foibles of the opera world. Directed by Gavin Quinn and designed by Aedín Cosgrove and Suzanne Cave,all of the Pan Pan Theatre Company who are well known for their remarkble and imaginative productions. 
The Four Note Singers are also razor sharp Actors;soprano Nicola Sharkey;Welsh mezzo Buddug Verona James;tenor Kevin West ;and baritone Joe Corbett.

The OTC/ESB Four Note Opera Tour Diary

29 October TALLAGHT Civic Theatre
30 and 31 October DUBLIN Samuel Beckett Theatre
Wed 3 November WATERFORD Gorey Little Theatre
Sat 6 November WATERFORD Garter Lane Arts Centre
Sun 7 November CORK Everyman Palace Theatre
Tues 9 November PORTLAOISE Dunamaise Theatre
Wed 10 November GALWAY The Mall, Tuam
Sat 13 November BALLYSHANNON The Abbey Centre
Sun 14 November LETTERKENNY An Grainán Theatre
Tues 16 November COLERAINE RiversideTheatre
Wed 17 November MONAGHAN The Garage Theatre
Fri 19 November CO CAVAN Ramor Theatre
Sat 20 November MULLINGAR Mullingar Arts Centre

"A minimalist classic "
Irish Times
"A rise worth taking "
Evening Herald

Production Information


Soprano Nicola Sharkey
Mezzo Soprano Buddug Verona James
Tenor Kevin West
Baritone and Bass Joe Corbett

Creative Team

Piano/Conductor Dearbhla Collins
Director Gavin Quinn
Designer Aeedín Quinn

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