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Rachel Kelly

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Kelly graduated from the Royal Opera House where she attracted attention for Zaida (Il turco in Italia), Javotte (Manon), Mercédès (Carmen), and Pisana (I due Foscari). Opera Today praised her Mirinda in L’Ormindo for its rich sensuality of voice and glowing warmth.

Performances include Proserpina (Orfeo) at Roundhouse, Isolier (Le Comte Ory) with Opéra de Rennes and Opéra de Rouen Normandie, L’Eternità and Giunone in Cavalli’s La Calisto at Teatro Real, Mozart’s Requiem with the Ulster Orchestra, Rossini’s Sigismondo at Münchner Rundfunkorchester and performances at Wexford Festival Opera. Highlights include Idamante (Idomeneo) for Opera di Firenze, Annio (La clemenza di Tito) for Staatstheater Karlsruhe, Donna Elvira (Don Giovanni) with Northern Ireland Opera, Dorabella (Cosi fan tutte) and Annio (La clemenza di Tito) for Glyndebourne. She was Medarse (Siroe) for Nationale Reisopera, Nerone (Agrippina) with the ICO, Sesto (Giulio Cesare) with the Early Opera Company.

Saturday 27 June 2020

8. Main Evening Concert

Date 27 June 2020
Time 8:00 pm
Location Bantry House
Admission €47/€37/€27/€13
Sunday 28 June 2020

10. Morning Talk

Date 28 June 2020
Time 10:00 am
Location Brick Oven
Admission €6
Monday 29 June 2020

26. Main Evening Concert

Date 29 June 2020
Time 8:00 pm
Location Bantry House
Admission €47/€37/€27/€13
Thursday 2 July 2020

57. Main Evening Concert

Date 2 July 2020
Time 8:00 pm
Location St. Brendan’s Church
Admission €40/€34/€25/€11
Friday 3 July 2020

67. Baroque Masterclass

Date 3 July 2020
Time 4:00 pm
Location Bantry Courthouse
Admission Free
Sunday 5 July 2020

78. Coffee Concert

Date 5 July 2020
Time 11:00 am
Location St. Brendan’s Church
Admission €24/€20/€14/€10

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