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Welcome to Glasthule Opera

Since we began in 2008 we have had real summer festival weather and enjoyed Prosecco and Strawberries 'n Cream before and at the interval of the opera in the sunshine looking over Dublin Bay. This years programme will include such favourites as the Pearl Fishers Duet - O Mio Babbino Caro - Norma Duet - Rigoletto Quartet - Jewel Song (Faust) and much more in an evening of best-loved music on Friday, 30th September, 2016 in the Pavilion Theatre!

DLR Glasthule Opera is here again promoting Irish singers, conductors and directors. The casts are drawn from singers who are in various stages of their career and development from international names to those aspiring to be professional singers.

DLR County Council is committed to supporting the arts and continues to do so even in these dark days of economic gloom. We gratefully acknowledge their support.

September 2016 is our big date for a spectacular programme. Join four of our internationally known singers Jennifer Davis soprano, Kate Allen mezzo, John Molloy baritone and tenor Owen Gilhooly with pianist Mairead Hurley for highlights from the favourite operas of Mozart, Bizet, Puccini, Verdi, Bellini and Gounod.

The festival is administered by volunteers. The productions are funded by a grant from DLRCoCo, the box office proceeds and by the support of 'Friends of Glasthule Opera' who make an annual subscription. Please consider becoming a 'Friend; and help us continue supporting and ecouraging our brightest singers.

Please remember Moliére's famous words:

... of all the noises known to man, opera is the most expensive

Don't forget to book!

B e c o m e   a   F r i e n d ~

It will be the support of the public as friends that will ensure the success and full realisation of the project. Given the resources Anne-Marie will work tirelessly and with spirit and enthusiasm to great effect. If you wish to become a Founding Friend please click here to learn more