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Opera Gala Evening set for Antrim Castle Gardens

05 August 2016

The majestic setting of Antrim Castle Gardens will host this year’s Opera Gala evening on Saturday 13 August at 8pm.

This special evening will feature a cornucopia of operatic delights performed in the

open air in the stunning surroundings of the Parterre Gardens in Antrim Castle Gardens. Under the direction of Andrew Synnott, distinguished Irish soprano Virginia Kerr and friends Owen Gilhooly, John Molloy and Raphaela Mangan from the International Opera stage will perform classic arias from the World of Opera and Operetta. This year’s programme includes the following, accompanied by a six piece orchestra:

Nessun Dorma

Olga's aria from Eugene Onegin by Tchaikovsky

Seguidilla from Carmen. Bizet

Flower Song (Don Jose) Carmen

Non piu andrai. Le Nozze di Figaro Mozart

Ol Man River. (Showboat) Kern

Trio from Faust. Gounod
The Bold Gendarmes (Geneviève de Brabant). Offenbach

Barcarolle. (Tales of Hoffman) Offenbach

Bring your picnics and low back seating and relax with family and friends for an evening of music under the stars.  

Tickets: £15 & £13 (Concession) available from the website www.antrimandnewtownabbey.gov.uk/boxoffice or call 028 9442 8331