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Project Arts Centre presents
Dates: 04 Oct - 04 Oct
Show Time: 1:00pm
Space Upstairs & Cube
By Dublin Theatre Festival
BIRD (IN DEVELOPMENT)
As part of a series of special events to accompany their 2012 performances Dublin Theatre Festival presents….
Bird is the first opera by acclaimed composer performer Julie Feeney, commissioned by Dublin Theatre Festival, Cork Midsummer Festival, Galway Arts Festival and Kilkenny Arts Festival. Bird is the inaugural commission from Festival Firsts, an initiative of IFCN (Irish Festivals’ Co-production Network).
Julie Feeney’s avant garde approach to her one-of-a-kind sound is certain to bring an innovative and exciting vision to the opera stage. Based on Oscar Wilde’s much loved story, the happy prince, with score and libretto by Feeney, Bird will feature soloists, chorus, orchestra and a creative team including director Mikel Murfi and fashion designer Joanne Hynes.
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This development phase and presentation have been funded by the Arts Council Opera Project Awards.
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