Christmas Classics On The Menu At Birr Theatre And Arts Centre
Birr Theatre & Arts Centre is delighted to present its first ever Christmas Lunchtime Concert this month.
Christmas Classics for Lunch, taking place on Thursday 22 December (1.05pm), will feature multi-award winning soprano Rachel Goode (Ballinasloe) with special guest, baritone Dylan Rooney (Nenagh).
Rachel is currently on the Royal Welsh College of Music Opera MA course studying with the internationally renowned Irish soprano Suzanne Murphy. She posesses a wide repertoire of opera, oratorio, art song and musical theatre. Recent performances have been with Wide Open Opera in Nixon in China and Breakdown at the National Concert Hall. Rachel has also been a finalist at The Trench Awards held in Birr each spring, winning an award in 2016.
Dylan is a winner of the Young Baritone competition at the Dublin Féis Ceol 2016, and of the Musical Futures Bursary (2015) at the Trench Awards. Dylan studied voice with Deirdre Hanniffy, and is now in his second year on the Professional Performance Degree at the Royal Irish Academy of Music with Verginia Kerr as vocal coach.
They will be bring the true spirit of Christmas with a beautiful concert full of classical and seasonal song. So why not take a little time out to enjoy the beauty and charm of the season with family and friends, away from the bustle and rush of the week?
Christmas Classics for Lunch, Birr Theatre & Arts Centre, Thursday 22 December, 1.05pm. €15 (with light lunch from 12.30pm) To book: www.birrtheatre.com Box Office (057) 91 22911