Lunchtime Opera returns to the city

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Dublin City Council’s Arts Office is pleased to present ‘Opera in the Open 2011’ a series of lunchtime performances every Thursday in August at 1.00pm in The Amphitheatre, Civic Offices, Wood Quay, Dublin 8.

Now in its twelfth year, ‘Opera in the Open’ returns with four performances of well-loved operas each Thursday at lunchtime during the month of August.
See details of performances/artists below.

‘Opera in the Open’ is an initiative of Dublin City Council Arts Office as part of its remit to make the best of art and culture accessible to all in the city.

Admission is free and booking is not necessary.



For details of events see

Notes to the Editor

Schedule  –  all performances start at 1 p.m. and last for approx. 1 hr.

  • Thursday 4th August - CARMEN (Bizet)
  • Thursday 11th August - TOSCA (Puccini)
  • Thursday 18th August- DIDO & AENEAS (Purcell)
  • Thursday 25th August – THE MARRIAGE OF FIARO (Mozart)


Sandra Oman, Janyce Condon, Kay Lynch, Cliona Cassidy, Deirdre Masterson, Liz Ryan, Eugene Ginty, Simon Morgan, Morgan Crowley, Stephen Fennelly, Alex Otterburn and David Lynn.

  • Musical Director: David Wray                              
  • Director: Morgan Crowley
  • Narrators: Liz Ryan & Morgan Crowley