"Tara Erraught is a commanding Susanna, who gives the impression of somehow being always one step ahead."
Ravensdale singer Tara Erraught tells Margaret Roddy how she is looking forward to singing on home soil with the newly formed Irish National Opera
From the last gift they bought, to when they last cried, read all about it in The Irish Times
Read Tara's interview on Schmopera.com
"Irish mezzo-soprano Tara Erraught is making a bit if history with her upcoming run as Susanna in Mozart's Le nozze di Figaro. Irish National Opera, newly formed with the merging of two of Ireland's most important producers, Wide Open Opera and Opera Theatre Company, presents Mozart's operatic cornerstone as their first major new production. Erraught will make a much-anticipated return home for the production, marking a special combination of her work as an internationally acclaimed mezzo-soprano, and an artistic partner of INO."
Tara sings the role of Susanna in Irish National Opera's first season highlight production - The Marriage of Figaro. Five performances - Apr 13, 2018 at Wexford National Opera House, April 17, 18, 20, & 21, 2018 at Dublin Gaiety Theatre
Led by Peter Whelan, conductor, directed by Patrick Mason, with Irish National Opera Chorus and Irish Chamber Orchestra
Tara speaks with ICI Musique Place de L'Opera host Sylvia L'Ecuyer about her Met performances and performing in Ireland in advance of her January 14 concert for Vancouver Recital Society
Anthony Tommasini of The New York Times selects Tara's performance at the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC in 2016 as part of the commemorations of the 100th anniversary of the Easter Rising, which led to Ireland’s independence as "The 8 Best Classical Music Moments of the Week on YouTube" - “Non ve’è donna,” from “Falstaff” — 1838 version by the Irish composer Michael William Balfe.
Following her successful debut at New York's world famous Metropolitan Opera House, Ravensdala opera star Tara Erraught has been announced as the lead for the newly formed Irish National Opera's production of 'The Marriage of Figaro.
Tara Erraught featured in article on trouser roles in The Daily Beast
"The start of the Met seasons is always an exciting time. A new production of a major classic to kick off the year, followed, usually, by a slew of other classic productions. Usually, we also get a new star making a prominent debut, as is the case with mezzo-soprano Tara Erraught, who is coming to the Met as Nicklausse in 'Les Contes d’Hoffmann.'"
Live Music: Met Opera Singers
Listen to Angel Blue, Tara Erraught and Golda Schultz, 3 female singers who are making their debut soon at The Metropolitan Opera. Dan Saunders accompanies on the piano.
Tara Erraught is the brightest opera star of her generation but already in her career she's had to deal with harsh critics and transatlantic controversy. She spoke to Donal Lynch.