Irish Airs by Candlelight
Join sopranos Patricia Goggins and Ruth Gallagher, along with pianist Eithne Corrigan, on Friday 15 March at 7:30 pm in Wexford Arts Centre, for a candlelit evening of vocal duets and solos. The programme will include a selection of Irish music by Thomas Moore, Herbert Hughes, Percy French and much more!
Patricia Goggins is a Limerick born soprano and vocal teacher at County Wexford School of Music. She was a soloist with the Bunratty Castle Singers, won an AIMS award for her role in Verdi's Macbeth, and was winner of the Arklow Challenge Cup at the Arklow Music Festival. Patricia sang in many lead female roles and sang with Vocare under the late Sue Furlong performing solo at their concert in Carnegie HallNew York.
Ruth Gallagher, a Donegal-born soprano and teacher, graduated with an MA in Performance at WIT. She has performed many solo recitals and performed as soloist in workshops of Eric Sweeney's opera The Invader, in North West Opera's production of Hansel and Gretel, and, most recently, the part of Aeolus in Weldon's The Tempest in Czech Republic (2018).
Eithne Corrigan, a graduate of TCD, studied piano and violin at the RIAM, Dublin. As a repetiteur she has worked with Dublin Masterclasses, Dublin Grand Opera and Wexford Festival Opera, and as an accompanist collaborates with many musicians and musical societies in Wexford.
Published on 6 March 2019