Tuesday, 26 April 2011

Summer Nights at the Opera

To Opera lovers in North Wales...

Visit the historic and picturesque borough of Dún Laoghaire, 5 miles from Dublin, with some of the best Victorian Architecture in the world to see two of the world’s favourite operas presented by dlr Glasthule Opera, Ireland’s newest opera festival.

‘La Traviata’ – Verdi & Mozart’s ‘The Magic Flute’
June 15th-19th 2011 at 7:30pm, Pavilion Theatre, Dun Laoghaire

Booking:
www.paviliontheatre.ie
Tel: +353 (0) 1 231 2929
tickets: €45.00

Travelling:
Getting to Dún Laoghaire is very easy by car or as a foot passenger. Take the Stenaline ferry from Holyhead and step off at Dún Laoghaire, right in front of the Pavillion Theatre.

Hotels:
The following hotels have special rates during Glasthule Opera Festival...

The Royal Marine 4* (beside the theatre)
www.royalmarine.ie
+353 (0) 1 2300030

Fitzpatrick Castle Hotel 4* (5 min. drive – free shuttle service to and from theatre) 
www.fitzpatrickcastle.com
+353 (0) 1 230 5400

The Kingston Hotel 2* (on seafront 4 min. walk)
www.kingstonhotel.com
+353 (0) 1 2801810

The Ferry Port and Pavilion Theatre are situated in the heart of Dún Laoghaire close to many local amenities – the famous pier, the James Joyce Tower in Sandycove, the Maritime Museum, open-air Markets, Heritage sites, coastal walks, restaurants, shopping, and the Dart (Dublin Area Rapid Transport) which takes you to Dublin city in 20 minutes.

Further information – email info@glasthuleopera.ie +353 (0)86 888 1924

dlr Glasthule Opera is supported by Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council

Events



'2016 Opera Gala - Friday, 30th September 2016 Pavilion Theatre' 



September 30th at 7.30 pm Pavilion Theatre. Click here to book or telephone 01 2312929. Tickets 25 euro.

Join four of our internationally known singers Jennifer Davis, Kate Allen, John Molly and tenor Owen Gilhooly with pianist Mairead Hurley for highlights from the favourite operas of Mozart, Bizet, Puccini, Verdi, Bellini and Gounod.
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Some of our past events have included:-

2015
September Glasthule Opera Festival is all about Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart in an evening of some of his best-loved music from the da Ponte trilogy - The Marriage of Figaro - Cosi Fan Tutte - Don Giovanni!  A cast of Ireland's finest singers and conductor David Brophy.

2014
September Glasthule Opera Festival - A spectacular triple bill of fun-filled Opera sung in English!  The programme included three sparkling operas SUSANNA'S SECRET (IS SHE FAITHFUL?) - WOLF-FERRARI - LE 66 (IS IT THE WINNING NUMBER?) - OFFENBACH - A HAND OF BRIDGE (ARE THEIR MINDS ON THE CARDS?) - BARBER. A cast of Ireland's finest singers, conductor David Brophy and director Helene Montague.

Summer Opera Gala - Opera for a Summer Night - all about flowers, fragrance, moonlight, meditation, passion, love and of course fun!  The programme included well-loved selections from CARMEN - THAIS - THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO - RUSALKA - LAKME - EUGENE ONEGIN - PORGY AND BESS and SWEENEY TODD.

2013
Opera Gala - Ireland's brightest opera stars in highlights from Don Giovanni, Cosi fan Tutte, Carmen, The Pearl Fishers, The Barber of Seville and Operetta favourites from Die Fledermaus, The Merry Widow and the Land of Smiles.

2012
The Marriage of Figaro
The Magic of Verdi

2011
La Traviata
The Magic Flute

2010
Carmen
Orfeo Ed Euridice

2009
La Boheme - Puccini
The Wandering Scholar - Gustav Holst
Riders to the Sea - Vaughan Williams

2008
Carmen
La Traviata
The Magic Flute
Rigoletto