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The Abduction from the Seraglio

May 2020

Irish Chamber Orchestra
Irish National Opera
Irish National Opera Chorus
Peter Whelan Conductor
Caitriona McLaughlin Director, Sarah Bacon Designer, Sinéad Wallace Lighting Designer, Claudia Boyle Konstanze, Dean Power Belmonte, Sarah Power Blonde, Andrew Gavin Pedrillo, Wojek Gierlach Osmin

THE ABDUCTION FROM THE SERAGLIO W.A. Mozart
Sung in German with English Subtitles

People trafficking across the seas is nothing new and sex has long been part of its matrix.  Mozart’s The Abduction from the Seraglio deals with conflicts between nationalities and cultures with the lightest and most sophisticated of touches.  The beautiful, exotically colourful score includes some of his most brilliant, and extremely virtuosic arias.

“Musically and dramatically, the production could hardly be bettered, with the Irish Chamber Orchestra under Peter Whelan’s expertise delivering superblyEmer O’KellySunday Independent

Dates & Tickets

Friday 15 May, 8pm
National Opera House, Wexford
053 9122144 / 1850 4 OPERA

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Tuesday 19 May, 7:30pm
Wednesday 20 May, 7:30pm
Thursday 21 May, 2:30pm
Friday 22 May, 7:30pm
Saturday 23 May, 2:30pm & 7:30pm

Gaiety Theatre, Dublin
0818 719 388

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