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Sea Trilogy: Three one act operas

EVENT DETAILS

  • 9 May // 8pm
  • Main Space
  • €25 & €23 concession
  • MEAL DEAL: €41 ticket + 2 course meal
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Curated by the highly acclaimed composer, conductor and director, John O’Brien, Sea Trilogy brings together a cast of singers, dancers, directors, choreographers and designers as well as an 8-voice female ensemble and a 15-piece orchestra.

An ancient reflection on exile told through the beauty of nature. The passionate rage and desire of a pregnant widow expressed as a ‘caoineadh’. The boundless grief of island women at the loss of their men to the sea. All three works are deeply rooted to Ireland and the natural world.

“JOHN O’BRIEN is one of the key people behind what might be Cork’s golden age of opera and musical theatre” . Irish Examiner 

Funded by an Arts Council Opera Production Award.

Riders to the Sea by Ralph Vaughan Williams, directed by Liz Roche
The Lament for Art O’Leary by Irene Buckley, directed by Sophie Motley
Coiscéim by John O’Brien, directed by Éadaoin O’Donoghue

Presented By  The Everyman and John O’Brien
Duration: 115 minutes. One interval
Age Suitable 14+ with adult

Riders To The Sea by Ralph Vaughan Williams to text adapted from JM Synge © Oxford University Press 1936, 1972. Performed by arrangement with Oxford University Press. All rights reserved

The Lament for Art O’Leary is an adaptation by Irene Buckley of Vona Groarke’s English translation of Eibhlín Dubh Ní Chonaill’s 1773 poem, Caoineadh Airt Ui Laoghaire, published by Gallery Books in 2008.

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