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Derry’s ‘Tosca’ hailed

Giselle Allen and Jes�s Le�n in NI Operas award-winning production of Tosca - the first opera of its kind to take place in Derry. (20312JC3)

Giselle Allen and Jes�s Le�n in NI Operas award-winning production of Tosca - the first opera of its kind to take place in Derry. (20312JC3)

NI Opera’s debut production, Tosca, won the prestigious Best Opera accolade at the recent Irish Times Irish Theatre Awards.

With each act held in a different location in the city last year, Puccini’s Tosca exemplified NI Opera’s determination to produce high quality opera. The production played to sell-out audiences to critical acclaim, with The Times hailing it as “a remarkable achievement” and The Independent calling it “a triumphant debut”.

NI Opera’s Artistic Director Oliver Mears said: “We are so delighted to have been given this special honour after only eighteen months in existence. It’s a great tribute to the hard work and creativity of so many of the people involved, and not least the people of Derry who welcomed us with open arms”.

For more info on NI Opera, see: www.niopera.com

 

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