June 10, 2023

Thanks to our superb audiences, buddies and supporters, companions and sponsors, and impressive artists! Our yr has been full of musical treats, opera, live shows, recitals and alternatives for all at BVOF – and probably the most superb pageant in June at Lismore Fort and around the Blackwater Valley.

Eire’s Summer season Opera Competition returns 29 Might – 5 June 2023. Early reserving for Pals of BVOF might be to be had from January 25, 2023 and tickets will pass on common sale from February 4, 2023.

Christmas tidings from all at Blackwater Valley Opera Competition, and we can not wait to ring within the new yr with thrilling information of our 2023 opera manufacturing in January.

Nollaig shona dhuit! Merry Christmas!

– From all of the group 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. Photograph credit score: palais – Gaetan Luci.

BVOF | PGIL Match with HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco

H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco and visitors loved Joyce in Tune on December 16 – a very good recital by means of Irish artists, honouring James Joyce’s literary legacy and love of track.

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

This yr was once the primary time that the Princess Grace Irish Library and Blackwater Valley Opera Competition collaborated. As a part of the library’s 2022 cultural programme and centenary celebrations for

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

The reciprocal match in Monaco was once made imaginable with the beneficiant improve of Tradition Eire and Stonehage Fleming – one of the vital global’s main independently owned multi-family workplaces, whose international community has expanded not too long ago with an workplace in Monaco.

“Stonehage Fleming is proud to improve the Blackwater Valley Opera Concert events and Recitals programme, together with this birthday celebration of Eire’s literary heritage and the vital ongoing paintings they do to improve and inspire younger performers” mentioned Andrew Clarke, Staff Head of Industry Building.

BVOF extends gratitude for the mortgage of the piano from L’Académie Rainier III de Monaco, and due to Waterford Whisky and Los angeles Distillerie de Monaco for sponsoring the night reception at Princess Grace Irish Library, Monaco.

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