Louth so­prano Tara home for one night only

Drogheda Independent - - NEWS -

LOUTH singing star re­turns for one night only!

De­scribed by the The New York Times as hav­ing “a beau­ti­fully formed mezzo-so­prano voice” Dun­dalk singing sen­sa­tion, Tara Er­raught (right) re­turns to her home county for a very spe­cial con­cert in Drogheda on Thurs­day De­cem­ber 13th.

With a wide reper­toire

Tara en­joys an ever-grow­ing in­ter­na­tional ca­reer on the opera, orches­tra and recital stages. Since her last per­for­mance in Drogheda, Tara has gone on to have lead­ing roles at the Met­ro­pol­i­tan Opera in New York and fea­ture on a Deutsche Gramo­phone’s live record­ing of Mozart’s La Cle­menza di Tito.

On Thurs­day De­cem­ber 13th at 7.30pm in St Peter’s Church of Ire­land, Drogheda, Tara will be joined by one of Ire­land’s fore­most pi­anists Dearbhla Collins and clar­inet­tist, Ul­rich Pluta to per­form Schu­bert’s glo­ri­ous Shep­herd on the Rock, well known op­er­atic arias Las­cia chio Pianga, Mozart’s Parto Parto plus sea­sonal spe­cials in­clud­ing O Holy Night.

A for­mer pupil of singing teacher Geral­dine McGee, Tara con­tin­ued her stud­ies with Dr Veron­ica (Ron­nie) Dunne in Dublin be­fore tak­ing up a po­si­tion in the Opera Stu­dio of Bay­erische Staat­soper in 2008. Since then, she has taken the op­er­atic world by storm.

A res­i­dent prin­ci­pal soloist with the Bay­erische Staat­soper in Mu­nich from 2010 - 2018, amongst her awards are a pres­ti­gious Promeri­tis sci­en­tiae et lit­ter­arum (2013) from the Bavar­ian gov­ern­ment in recog­ni­tion for out­stand­ing con­tri­bu­tion to the arts.

Tick­ets are €19 / €17 conc (in ad­vance) or €20 / €18 (on the door). Stu­dent / child ticket €5. Book­ing is highly rec­om­mended and avail­able through Droic­head Arts Cen­tre on 041 9833946 or www.droic­head.com. Drogheda Clas­si­cal Mu­sic is pre­sented in part­ner­ship with Droic­head Arts Cen­tre and funded by the Arts Coun­cil and Cre­ate Louth with spon­sor­ship from the d ho­tel.

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