Blackwater Valley Opera Festival – PGIL Monaco Recital, December 2022 Festive Edition

Thank you to our great audiences, mates and supporters, associates and sponsors, and stunning artists! Our year has been filled with musical treats, opera, live shows, recitals and opportunities for all at BVOF – and the most wonderful pageant in June at Lismore Castle and throughout the Blackwater Valley.

Ireland’s Summer time Opera Competition returns 29 Might – 5 June 2023. Early booking for Friends of BVOF will be available from January 25, 2023 and tickets will go on common sale from February 4, 2023.

Christmas tidings from all at Blackwater Valley Opera Festival, and we cannot hold out to ring in the new calendar year with enjoyable news of our 2023 opera output in January.

🎄Nollaig shona dhuit! Merry Xmas! 🎄

– From all the crew at BVOF

Pictured (L-R) Dieter Kaegi, BVOF Co-founder and Inventive Director, Eamonn Carroll, BVOF Competition Director, Barry McGovern, H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco, Máire Carroll, Andrew Gavin, Caroline Behan. Image credit history: palais – Gaetan Luci.

BVOF | PGIL Occasion with HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco

H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco and company appreciated Joyce in Tunes on December 16 – a outstanding recital by Irish artists, honouring James Joyce’s literary legacy and appreciate of audio.

Artists highlighted: Caroline Behan – Soprano | Andrew Gavin – Tenor | Máire Carroll – Piano | Barry McGovern – Actor

This 12 months was the to start with time that the Princess Grace Irish Library and Blackwater Valley Opera Competition collaborated. As part of the library’s 2022 cultural programme and centenary celebrations for

Ulysses, the recital was very first carried out in June at St Carthage’s Cathedral, Lismore.

The reciprocal occasion in Monaco was built possible with the generous assist of Society Ireland and Stonehage Fleming – just one of the world’s major independently owned multi-household offices, whose throughout the world network has expanded just lately with an office environment in Monaco.

“Stonehage Fleming is happy to assistance the Blackwater Valley Opera Concert events and Recitals programme, which include this celebration of Ireland’s literary heritage and the significant ongoing do the job they do to assist and stimulate young performers” stated Andrew Clarke, Team Head of Business Growth.

BVOF extends gratitude for the financial loan of the piano from L’Académie Rainier III de Monaco, and many thanks to Waterford Whisky and La Distillerie de Monaco for sponsoring the night reception at Princess Grace Irish Library, Monaco.

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