Cara O'Sullivan (soprano) with Michael Joyce and Macdara Ó Seireadáin
CIT Cork School of Music
Thu 18 January 2018 - 8:00 pm
€20 / €15 / €10 / €5
One of Ireland’s best loved voices, Cara O’Sullivan is a coloratura soprano renowned for her dazzling voice, dramatic performances and powerful connection with her audiences. For this concert, Cara will sing works by Schubert, Barber, Rodrigo and Richard Strauss, while the distinguished accompanists, Michael Joyce (piano) and Macdara Ó Seireadáin (clarinet), will perform three pieces by Robert Schumann.
“Undoubtably the Irish superstar of her generation.” The Irish Times
Samuel Barber: Hermit Songs, Op 29
Richard Strauss: Malven, op posth.
Richard Strauss: Four last songs
Franz Schubert: The Shepherd on the Rock, D965
Robert Schumann: Three Fantasy Pieces for Clarinet and Piano, op 73
Joaquin Rodrigo: Cuatro Madrigales Amatorios (Four Madrigals of Love)
Cara O’Sullivan (soprano)
Michael Joyce (piano)
Macdara Ó Seireadáin (clarinet)
Cork born Cara O’Sullivan is a coloratura soprano who is renowned for her dazzling voice, dramatic performances and powerful connection with her audiences. Cara is an artist with an impeccable operatic pedigree and is widely recognised as one of Ireland’s leading sopranos. She is an instinctive performer with a remarkable full voice, exciting and dramatic, yet always performs with great sensitivity. She has shown herself to be a fearless vocal artist, whether singing Mozart, Verdi, Donizetti or Puccini. Cara is at the height of her powers as a vocal artist and her ability to engage with her audience ensures her concert performances are truly a delight not to be missed.
Cara’s operatic engagements have taken her all over the world, performing leading roles with Glyndebourne on Tour, The Royal Opera House, Welsh National Opera, Garsington Opera, Opera de Nantes, Opera da Vlaamse, Opera North, Opera Ireland, Opera 2005, Lyric Opera Dublin, Opera de Paris and English National Opera.