Adrian Dwyer

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Elsewhere: Michael Gallen’s new opera was sparked by the seizure of Monaghan asylum in 1919. Photograph: Ros Kavanagh

ELSEWHERE Abbey Theatre, Dublin ★★★★☆ Michael Gallen’s new opera, Elsewhere, which opened at the Abbey Theatre on Monday, was sparked by an event tha(...)

Margaret, Duchess of Argyll had an extraordinary public notoriety that persists  25 years after her death at 80 in 1993.

The orchestra in Thomas Adès’s first opera, Powder Her Face, is often like a kind of Greek chorus. It comments on the action in ways that range from c(...)

Powder Her Face, National Opera House, Wexford

Saturday, February 24th   Powder Her Face National Opera House, Wexford, 8pm €30/€27, 053-9122144/1850-467372 and on tour to Kilkenny, Navan, (...)