Upcoming Events

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Into The Future

An Outline of our Festival Events in 2023

  • Operatic Aria Evening to be held in The Green Yard Café at Punches Cross, Limerick City – April 20th
In the Green Yard Café, you can enjoy a wonderful evening of aria performances, while also enjoying good food and great service in a wonderful surrounding, where the stylish interior and the leafy courtyard combine to provide a unique setting, which will see operatic performances delivered in one of Limerick’s most preferred dining locations. Bookings can be made securely here - 
  • The Catherine Hayes Gala Concert in St Mary’s Cathedral with our MC on the night, Liz Nolan of Lyric FM fame. - April 27th
The gala concert will celebrate the life and work of Limerick born, world renowned Soprano, Catherine Hayes. Hayes was a Prima Donna of her time, who, in her lifetime, met such historical figures as Manual Garcia, the famous tenor and singing teacher; Franz Liszt, the virtuosic pianist and Hungarian composer; Queen Victoria, and Giuseppe Verdi himself. She sang everything from Moore’s Melodies to Italian songs and arias and was known from Australia to America and everywhere in between. Bookings can be made securely here - 
  • Local Operatic memorabilia exhibition in the Limerick Museum, hosted by the curator Dr Matt Potter, including some memorabilia from the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden in relation to Joseph O’Mara and some other material in relation to Catherine Hayes from La Scala, Milan. All of April & May.  We will also have playing of live arias recorded during the Limerick Choral & Operatic Society's week long event recorded in the 1950's

On street operatic aria performances,  April 22nd – Four locations: 

  • The Fireplace on St. Nicholas Street
  • Arthur's Quay Shopping Centre
  • Abbey River Coffee, Potato Market
  • Lower Thomas Street

Additional Projects Planned Events for 2023 (Details to follow)

  • A summers evening operatic aria event at the Bandstand in Kilkee, Co Clare featuring Jean Wallace
  • Operatic Aria Buffet Evening to be held in The Green Yard Café at Punches Cross, Limerick City - June / July
  • The Southill Opera Project in the Life Centre, Henry Street ..September / October (Details to follow)
  • The Christmas Arias in Mother Macs in December!