Two of Ireland’s very finest singers join Fiachra Garvey for a recital that combines much-loved opera arias and duets with music inspired by folk songs from Ireland and Hungary.
Claudia Boyle has secured her stellar reputation on the world stage as one of the finest Irish opera singers of her generation. A winner of the First Prize and the Critics Award at The Maria Calla Competition in Verona, she has recently made her main stage at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden.
Gyula Nagy is a Hungarian baritone based in Wicklow. His Irish performances include the title role of Irish National Opera’s production of Rossini’s William Tell, while recent international appearances include Schaunard in Puccini’s La bohème and Sharpless in Puccini’s Madama Butterfly for The Royal Opera, London.
Wicklow pianist Fiachra Garvey is one of Ireland’s leading concert pianists. Fiachra has performed as a concerto soloist with orchestras including the Janáček Philharmonic, National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland, RTÉ Concert Orchestra and Irish Chamber Orchestra, and is much-loved by audiences across Europe for his exuberant and virtuosic performances.
“I saw the brilliant Claudia Boyle as Alice, who seemed to possess limitless stamina and who seemed to take every vocal demand in her stride.”Opera Magazine, Royal Opera House Covent Garden