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30 Years of Lyric Opera

Saturday, 23rd March 2024

at 8:00pm

at the

National Concert Hall, Dublin

Box Office: 01 417 0000
Instituto Italiano Di Cultura Dublino
Celebrate the 30th anniversary of Lyric Opera as a host of artists from the world of classical music take to the stage in a glorious operatic concert featuring a variety of arias and scenes from the worlds favourite operas.
This semi staged concert is directed by Lyric Opera’s Artistic Director Vivian J. Coates, and features some of our incredible Irish and International accompanied by our acclaimed pianists Dearbhla Collins and Alex Norton. Our host for this special anniversary concert will be RTÉ lyric fm’s Liz Nolan.
2024 is a special year for the incredible and passionate genius of GIACOMO PUCCINI, commemorating 100 years since his death, and we pay special tribute to him with extended scenes from LA BOHÈME, MADAMA BUTTERFLY and SUOR ANGELICA and LA RONDINE. Also featured are heart-stopping scenes from Verdi’s RIGOLETTO and magnificent arias and duets from the pens of Leoncavallo, Donizetti, Mascagni, Monteverdi and Bellini.
  • Rachel Croash


    José de Eça


    Eimear Harper


    Gyula Nagy


    Gavan Ring


    Ami Hewitt


    Shakira Tsindos

    Mezzo Soprano

    Marlena Devoe

  • Vivian J. Coates

    Artistic Director

    Dearbhla Collins


    Alex Norton

  • of extended scenes ** and some arias and duets

    I Pagliacci
    Ruggero Leoncavaallo

    Si Può!
    Suor Angelica
    Giacomo Puccini

    Senza Mamma o bimba tu sei morto
    Madama Butterfly**
    Giacomo Puccini

    Viene la sera
    Andrea Chénier
    Umberto Giordano

    Un dì, all’azzurro spazio
    L’elisir d’amore
    Gaetano Donizetti

    Chiedi all’aura lusinghiere
    Giacomo Puccini
    Visi d’arte
    E lucevan le estelle
    Giuseppe Verdi
    Giovanna, ho dei rimorsi… T’amo ?
    Gualtier Malde… Caro nome che il mio cor
    Ella mi fu rapita!…Parmi veder le lagrinme
    Un di, se ben rammentomi…Bella figlia dell’amore
    La Boheme – Act 3**
    Giacomo Puccini

    Don Pasquale
    Gaetano Donizetti

    Tornami a dir che m’ami

    Due to a financially difficult year last year, this concert is a Gala Fundraising evening in order to sustain the rest of it’s 2024 / 25 season.