A staged performance of gorgeous songs from the golden age of music theatre. Derry natives Wendy Ferguson and pianist Ruth McGinley will be joined by John Gillen on drumkit and Peter Doherty on bass.
Expect to hear songs by Cole Porter George Gershwin, Rodgers and Hammerstein and Stephen Sondheim and many other composers. This is a staged performance as part of NI Opera’s new Salon Series directed by Cameron Menzies.
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NI OPERA THE SALON SERIES
Northern Ireland Opera in partnership with The Playhouse
Experience a set of six staged concerts in the round taking between October 2023 and May 2024. From short opera, song cycles, cabaret to musical theatre from the golden age, each event will take you into a world of beautiful music, drama and emotion in the special, intimate surroundings of The Playhouse.
All productions fully staged with singers in costume, accompanied by a pianist.
The Salon Series is a new programme of short operas, art songs, cabaret, and music theatre performances staged in the round in locations around Northern Ireland.
Northern Ireland Opera are presenting a wonderful series of events which will inspire and entertain our audiences through some exciting and spectacular performances.
Elle, La Voix Humaine
Pianist, La Voix Humaine
Soprano, Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered
Pianist, Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered
Soprano, 'Sea Wrack'
Mezzo Soprano 'Sea Wrack'
Tenor 'Sea Wrack'
Baritone 'Sea Wrack'
Pianist 'Sea Wrack'
Vocalist 'The Lost Boy'
Baritone, 'Songs and Dances of Death'
Pianist, 'Songs and Dances of Death' and 'Kindertotenlieder'
Soprano 'Les Nuits D'Été' and 'A Chloris at Hillsborough
Mezzo Soprano 'Les Nuits D'Été at the Courtyard
Mezzo Soprano 'Les Nuits D'Été' at The MAC
Soprano 'A Chloris' at The MAC
Pianist 'Les Nuits D'Été
Hair and Make Up
Nuala Campbell and Connie McGrath