Music / Theatre / 15-19 January 2013


Tickets: 25/20
Show Time: 7:30pm
Space Upstairs
By Royal Irish Academy of Music
Benjamin Britten’s Albert Herring, a wonderfully witty depiction of English rural life, is the RIAM’s principal opera production in 2013. Set in the imaginary East Suffolk town of Loxford, the opera charts the coming-of-age of the meek and mild Albert Herring after he is selected as the town’s first May King in the absence of any virtuous women.
A touching and bittersweet comic opera, sparkling with character, wit, and, at times great poignancy, directed by Lynne Parker and conducted by David Adams.
Presented in collaboration with Design for Stage and Screen, IADT Dún Laoghaire in association with RTÉ Lyric FM.
“Opera to the standard that would make any professional theatre proud” Opera Now
Performance Dates, Tickets and Information
15, 17 & 19 JAN 2013 ~ Tickets €25/20 (concession)
Previews 13 JAN 2013 ~ Tickets €15/10
Duration: 140 mins
*Concession tickets are available, with valid identification, to Students, Senior Citizens, Equity Members and the Unwaged.
BOOKING: (+353 1) 881 9613
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Our seating is unreserved so you will choose your seat on the night of the performance. We advise you to arrive at least 10 minutes before the start time as we are unable to seat patrons once a performance has begun.
Before the show, why not…?…have a look around our gallery. During exhibitions our gallery is open Mon-Sat from 11AM until the performance begins….or catch up with your friends by having a drink in our bar. We offer a full bar service so if you just can’t wait to talk about the show join us afterwards for another.
Parking Offer
Present your Project Art Centre ticket (evening performances only) at the Fleet Street Car Park and you will qualify for a special fixed price of just €5. Ask at box office for more information.
Directed by Lynne Parker
Written and Composed by Benjamin Britten with libretto by Eric Crozier
Set Design by Students from the Design for Stage and Screen Degree Course, IADT
Lighting Design by Sarah Jane Shiels
Costume Design by Students from the Design for Stage and Screen Degree Course, IADT
RIAM Opera Orchestra conducted by David Adams
Cast includes: Margaret Bridge, Rachel Corash, Brian Gilligan, Gavin Jones, Cormac Lawlor, Laura Murphy, Rory Musgrave, Gemma Ní Bhriain, Ioana Pipelea, Rebecca Rodgers, Padraic Rowan, Richard Shaffrey and Sarah Shine.



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