Patrick Mason

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As part of Kilkenny Arts Festival 2018 Monteverdi’s The Return of Ulysses: the first staging in Ireland of a baroque masterpiece. Photograph: Marshall Light Studio

Midsummer is scheduled for late summer in Kilkenny this year. This is not a strange seasonal blip: A Midsummer Night’s Dream in the city’s Castle Yard(...)

Máire Falvin (Countess) and Tara Erraught (Susanna) in The Marriage of Figaro at the Gaiety Theatre, Dublin. Photograph: Pat Redmond

The wait is over. Irish National Opera, which last year emerged from a competitive Arts Council process as the council’s “preferred provider” of large(...)

‘Marriage of Figaro’ director Patrick Mason with Jonathan Lemalu, who plays Figaro

Meeting Patrick Mason was relatively simple. He was ensconced in rehearsals for Irish National Opera’s new production of Mozart’s Le nozze di Figaro, (...)

A promo picture for the Irish National Opera's production of 'Le nozze di Figaro'

Thursday, April 12th Music Current 2018 Smock Alley Theatre, Dublin, smockalley.com; until Saturday Music Current, Dublin Sound Lab’s annual festival(...)

Peter Whelan: he wants to work on “music that I felt passionate about but that wouldn’t get done anywhere else”

The last time I interviewed Peter Whelan, in 2011, I carried out a background check in my listings files. I came up with a number of Peter Whelans who(...)

Maria McGrann, soprano, with pianist Aoife O’Sullivan, at the Opera Marathon in City Hall Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

“If opera was a cake, for the middle there’d be some jam or something so there was always a part on the inside that gets you.” Children giving their v(...)

Claudia Boyle will be one of 12 leading Irish singers taking part in the Big Bang! at the NCH on Tuesday. Photograph: Kip Carroll

  Chamber Music Gathering NCH Kevin Barry Recital Room, Dublin, Saturday January 6th, 11am; NCH Studio, Saturday January 6th, 1pm; Newman Univer(...)

Fergus Sheil: artistic director of Irish National Opera.   Photograph: Alan Betson

The new Irish National Opera company (INO), created as the result of an Arts Council initiative earlier this year, has announced its first appointment(...)

Peadar Lamb  who died on Friday at the age of 87 appeared in hundreds of theatrical productions. File photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Peadar Lamb was from Carraroe and of Connemara, and those places never left him, mourners heard at the funeral of the actor on Monday. Lamb, who died(...)

Wide Open Opera and Landmark Productions have won the€150,000 Fedora General Prize for Opera for their production of ‘The Second Violinist’. Photograph: Hugh O’Conor

Opera in Ireland is still up in the air as the Arts Council is in the middle of a process that is intended to deliver a new opera company to serve bot(...)

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