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:
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