Music lovers in Tipperary and surrounding areas are in for a treat on Friday and Saturday September 13 & 14 next when Gaudeamus Productions, present ‘World of Operetta’, a concert performance of the wonderful music from The Merry Widow, The Desert Song, The New Moon, The Student Prince, The Gypsy Baron and Die Fledermaus, in the Excel Theatre, Tipperary town.
Founded two years ago by Michael O’Donoghue, Danny Carroll and Mary Rose McNally, Gaudeamus Productions’ initial project was a concert performance of The Irish Ring Operas which was a resounding success when initially performed in the Excel Theatre and again last year when presented in Clonmel.
The principal roles in World of Operetta will be taken by three outstanding singers: Emma Walsh (Soprano), Derek Ryan (Baritone) and John Murphy (Tenor), supported by a chorus drawn from the cream of Tipperary, Thurles and Clonmel Musical Societies together with a full orchestra under Conductor/Musical Director Danny Carroll ably assisted by Musical Director/Repetiteur Mary Rose McNally. The Narrator will be Michael O’Donoghue who also devised and is the producer of the production.
What better way to start the new season for musical/opera fans than this rare musical treat! Booking at the Excel Theatre Box Office 062 80520 from Tuesday August 20.