Irish National Opera: Orfeo ed Euridice

Programme Notes


Irish National Opera,
Irish Baroque Orchestra,
Directed by Peter Whelan

Galway International Arts Festival,
Monday, July 23rd | Town Hall Theatre, Galway | 8pm
Wednesday, July 25th | Town Hall Theatre, Galway | 8pm
Thursday, July 26th | Town Hall Theatre, Galway | 8pm
Saturday, July 28th | Town Hall Theatre, Galway | 8pm
Sunday, July 29th | Town Hall Theatre, Galway | 8pm

Tickets: €30-40


The great musical myth. Orpheus rescues his wife Euridice from the Underworld. A revolutionary new mix of words, singing and dancing. And Gluck’s creative pursuit of beautiful simplicity and dramatic truth.

A stellar cast featuring Sharron Carty (Orfeo-mezzo soprano), Sarah Power (Euridice- soprano) and Emma Nash (Amore- soprano) are directed by Emma Martin (United Fall) and conducted by IBO Artistic Director, Peter Whelan.

Presented by Irish National Opera,
in association with Galway International Arts Festival.
A co-production with United Fall, in partnership with Irish Baroque Orchestra.





Proudly supported by:




Peter WhelanConductor
Emma MartinDirector
Sharon CartyOrfeo
Sarah PowerEuridice
Emma NashAmore


Christoph Willibald Gluck : Orfeo ed Euridice