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On Saturday May 23, Backstage Theatre, Longford plays host to one of the world’s best loved operas, Rossini’s The Barber of Seville, presented by the prestigious UK Opera.
It has been said that Rossini is the P.G. Wodehouse of opera. His characters get themselves into the most complicated scrapes and of course, mischief and mayhem ensue, while they all try to sort themselves out. Nowhere is this more evident than in his most famous opera, The Barber of Seville.
GALWAY’S OPERA buffs are in for a treat as one of Britain’s most highly-regarded companies brings a new staging of Rossini’s The Barber Of Seville to the Town Hall for one night only on Wednesday June 10 at 8pm.
It was without doubt a difficult task for the committee of Athlone Musical Society to choose a musical for their 2010 production, from compelling tales, hilarious comedy, timeless and exciting drama in musical theatre.
The poet Orfeo and the mischievous god Pan can roam the streets of Galway this weekend in search of fun and mischief as the Galway City Council has granted an event licence for the Macnas parade.
Following their hugely successful production of My Fair Lady, Athlone Musical Society returns with an old Gilbert and Sullivan favourite The New Pirates of Penzance, with an information night being held on Thursday September 24 in the Shamrock Lodge Hotel.
“THE GREATEST composer who ever lived. I would bare my head and kneel at his grave.” So said no less a composer than Ludwig van Beethoven about the great Georg Friedrich Handel.