7:00 PM


National Opera Studio


Masterclass with Tara Erraught

Our Young Artists star in a masterclass with distinguished Irish mezzo-soprano Tara Erraught, live at the Studio's Blackburn Hall.

Tara Erraught is one of the leading international singers, whose varied repertoire ranges from Baroque to Mozart, the Belcanto repertoire, Romanticism to contemporary music.

The 2022/23 season begins for Tara Erraught with Donna Elvira (Don Giovanni) at the Vienna State Opera under the direction of Philippe Jordan. At Berlin State Opera she will sing Rosina (Il Barbiere di Siviglia). Two important role debuts are pending at the Hamburg State Opera: First Fiordiligi (Cosi fan tutte) followed by Alice Ford (Falstaff). She will return to the Bavarian State Opera as Komponist (Ariadne auf Naxos). Under the baton of Eun Sun Kim, the artist will appear in Beethoven's 9th symphony in Duisburg.

Highlights of the past season include her role debut in the title role in Iphigénie en Tauride at the Opéra de Paris, where she was also acclaimed as Cendrillon, and her role debut as Maria Stuarda at the Irish National Opera. Tara Erraught attracted particular attention as Hansel in Hansel and Gretel at the Bavarian State Opera, Rosina at the Berlin State Opera and the Komponist in Ariadne auf Naxos at the Hamburg State Opera. In addition, Tara Erraught gave recitals at the Wigmore Hall in London, at the Schubertiade, in Munich, Barcelona, Dublin, Oxford and Eppan. Concert engagements have taken her to the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra under Herbert Blomstedt, to the Minnesota Orchestra under Simone Young, to a Mozart Gala with the Munich Radio Orchestra under Alexander Soddy, to the Wexford Festival with Rossini's Petite Messe Solenelle. In addition, her international concert activities have taken her to New York's Carnegie Hall, the Kennedy Center Washington, the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Vancouver, Savannah, Indianapolis, Milwaukee, Dublin, Lyon and Tokyo, among others. She sang Mozart's Requiem with the Philadelphia Orchestra under Yannick Nézet-Séguin.

Tickets: £20 (£5 Students)


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