National Symphony Orchestra presents Christmas Gala with Claudia Boyle

15 December 2023
Tickets: €25 - €45 + Facility Fee

David Brophy, conductor 
Claudia Boyle, soprano 
Cór Linn 

Highlights include… 
Ponchielli Dance of the Hours (La Gioconda) 
The Wexford Carol 
O Holy Night 
Hess Christmas Overture/Medley 
Bizet ‘Comme autrefois’ (The Pearl Fishers)
Gounod ‘Ah, je veux vivre’ (Roméo et Juliette) 
Bach/Gounod Ave Maria 
Anderson Sleigh Ride 

Back by popular demand, our festive gala magically bringing together the worlds of opera, seasonal favourites and carols. 

The always ‘captivating’ Claudia Boyle sings favourite arias by Gounod and Bizet, and Christmas classics, including Bach/Gounod’s Ave Maria, ‘Je veux vivre’ (Roméo et Juliette), ‘Comme autrefois’ (The Pearl Fishers), The Wexford Carol and O Holy Night

Suitably snowy orchestral showpieces include Nigel Hess’s ringing Christmas Overture and Leroy Anderson’s exhilarating Sleigh Ride.