Bernadette Greevy Bursary For Singers 2024

Bernadette Greevy Bursary For Singers 2024

Friday, 21 June 2024, 5.00pm
Added by Ciara Cuffe

One singer per year will be awarded the bursary of €5,000 by the National Concert Hall, in honour of Irish mezzo-soprano Dr Bernadette Greevy


Dubliner Bernadette Greevy was the first Irish winner of Harriet Cohen International Music Award for Outstanding Artistry.
She was the founder and artistic director of the Anna Livia Dublin International Opera Festival, and further supported student singers through her masterclasses and work as Artist in Residence at the Dublin Institute of Technology.
She is remembered for wonderful performances and recordings of oratorio and song; her recordings include Handel, Haydn, Bach and she was acclaimed in particular for her interpretation of Mahler. She also championed new Irish music, premiering works by Irish composers.
Honours include:
The Order of Merit of Malta;
Honorary Doctorate of Music, National University of Ireland;
Honorary Doctorate of Music, Trinity College, Dublin;
The Holy Cross Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice.

The winner of the bursary will receive €5,000, and return to The National Concert Hall at the end of the following year for the Bernadette Greevy Bursary Recital.

Deadline for 2024 Bursary: 5PM, 21 June 2024

* Please note that previous winners are ineligible to re-enter.

The National Concert Hall wishes to acknowledge the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media for its kind support of the Bernadette Greevy Bursary for Singers.

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Added by Ciara Cuffe on 25 April 2024

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