St Matthew Passion: RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra

On Good Friday, 19th April 2019, I will be singing the Bach St Matthew Passion with the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Nicholas McGegan. The performance starts at 3.30pm at the National Concert Hall in Dublin and further information is available here. RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra Nicholas McGegan conductor James Way tenor (Evangelist)James Newby bass (Jesus)Daire Halpin sopranoClaudia… Continue reading St Matthew Passion: RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra


The Second Violinist: INO/Dutch National Opera

I'm delighted to announce I will be singing the role of Hannah in The Second Violinist with Irish National Opera/Dutch National Opera. Performances are 7th and 9th of March in the Muziekgebouw in Amsterdam. The Second Violinist is an opera by Donnacha Dennehy and Enda Walsh. It tells the story of an ordinary person whose life… Continue reading The Second Violinist: INO/Dutch National Opera

Lá Fhéile Bríde – St. Brigid’s Day

This week I had the incredible privilege to be invited to perform at the Irish Embassy in London to celebrate Lá Fhéile Bríde/St. Brigid's Day. St. Brigid is a fascinating character in Irish history who straddles both the pagan and catholic worlds and was also a real historic figure. A daughter of an Irish… Continue reading Lá Fhéile Bríde – St. Brigid’s Day

Powder Her Face Magdeburg – Reviews

Powder Her Face at Theater Magdeburg has received wonderful reviews in the German press. As ever, they enjoyed the riveting story of the piece and the excellent music but they also particularly praised the performances, particularly that of Noa Danon, our exquisite Duchess. Here are some quotes... Neue Musicalische Zeitung: Und die ihre Koloraturen mit… Continue reading Powder Her Face Magdeburg – Reviews

Heresy – New York Album Launch

Heresy by Roger Doyle has been released as a double album which has been launched at the Irish Arts Centre in New York on 20th February 2018. Cast includes: Morgan Crowley, Catriona O Leary, Aimee Banks, Daire Halpin and Robert Crowe. “Doyle’s electronic opera strongly implied that this work was no experiment, demonstrating the skilled… Continue reading Heresy – New York Album Launch