Irish soprano Amy Ní Fhearraigh, an alumna of the Irish National Opera Studio 2018/19, is based in Hannover, Germany and is under the tutelage of Dutch soprano Hanneke De Wit.
Earlier this year Amy saw great success in a variety of prevalent international competitions and was selected out of hundreds of applicants to participate in the final rounds of The Queen Sonja International Music Competition, The International Hans Gabor Belvedere Singing Competition and the Tenor Viñas Contest.
In the upcoming season she looks forward to making her role debut as Elisabetta with Irish National Opera in their new production of Maria Stuarda.
Amy has recently moved Fach to Spinto Soprano and has studied roles such as Micaela, Carmen, Mimi, La Boheme and Elisabeth, Tannhauser.
Operatic performances include Rosemary, Least Like the Other-Searching for Rosemary, Gretel, Hansel & Gretel, Hannah (cover), The Second Violinist, Pamina (cover) and Papagena, Die Zauberflöte (Irish National Opera), Susanna (cover) and Barbarina Le nozze di Figaro (Irish National Opera), Mrs. Julian, Owen Wingrave (Opera Collective Ireland) Frasquita, Carmen (Lyric Opera Productions) Suor Genovieffa, Suor Angelica (Dublin Opera Studio) Susanna, Susanna G.F Handel, Drusilla, l’Incoronazione di Poppea (DIT Opera Ensemble) Lucinde, Armide Gluck (The Yorke Trust).
She made her RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra debut in a live broadcast on Lorcan Murray’s
Classic Drive on RTÉ lyric fm and has since performed with them in the National Concert Hall, Dublin, in December 2019 under John Finucane. She has performed in the annual Glasthule Opera Gala under David Brophy, in the Cahersiveen Festival of Music and the Arts with the INO Orchestra conducted by Killian Farrell, in the Cork Midsummer Festival with Dumblworld Ltd and Junk Ensemble, with the Wexford Sinfonia in the National Opera House, Wexford, and with the RTÉ Concert Orchestra on the main stage of the National Concert Hall, Dublin.
A prominent singer within the Irish contemporary music scene, she has performed multiple works composed by Brian Irvine, Nick Roth, Michael Gallan, and David Coonan. She recently performed in the lauded This Hostel Life by Evangelia Rigaki (Irish National Opera)
Upcoming performances include the role of Rosemary in Irish National Opera's critically acclaimed 'Least like the Other-Searching for Rosemary' in the O'Reilly Theatre, Dublin. This five star reviewed production by Brian Irvine and Netia Jones is a gripping and visceral work that will be performed for the first time with 16-Track surround sound and live singers. Amy then returns to Ireland in October to prepare for the highly anticipated 'Elsewhere' by Michael Gallan where she will play the role of Davnet. The project, which was recently a finalist for the 2021 FEDORA Prize for Opera, with be performed in the Abbey Theatre, Dublin this November.