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Season 2022/23

Rossini, Guillaume Tell (Irish National Opera/Nouvelle Opéra Fribourg)

Brian Irvine/Netia Jones, Least Like The Other (INO/ROH Linbury Theatre)

Michael Gallen, Elsewhere (Straymaker Productions - International Tour)

Irish soprano Amy Ní Fhearraigh is an alumna of the Irish National Opera Studio 2018-19 and is

currently based in Hannover, Germany. She is under the tutelage of Dutch soprano Hanneke de

Wit. She recently made her role debut as Elisabetta in Donizetti’s Maria Stuarda with Irish

National Opera. She performed the role of Gretel in Humperdinck’s Hansel and Gretel in an

Irish National Opera production which was awarded Best Opera in the 2020-2021 Irish Times

Theatre Awards. Other operatic roles include Davnet in the world premiere of Michael Gallen’s

Elsewhere - a production which was shortlisted for the FEDORA Prize for Opera 2021,

Rosemary in Brian Irvine and Netia Jones’s Least Like the Other - a role which she will return

to in January 2023 in the Royal Opera House Linbury Theatre, Papagena in Mozart’s The Magic

Flute, and Barbarina in Mozart’s Le nozze di Figaro (all Irish National Opera), Mrs Julian in

Britten’s Owen Wingrave (Opera Collective Ireland), Frasquita in Bizet’s Carmen (Lyric Opera

Productions), Suor Genovieffa in Puccini’s Suor Angelica (Dublin Operatic Society), the title

role in Handel’s Susanna and Drusilla in Monteverdi’s L’incoronazione di Poppea (DIT Opera

Ensemble), and Lucinde in Gluck’s Armide (The Yorke Trust Operatic Society). She has also

covered roles for INO — Pamina in The Magic Flute, Susanna in Le nozze di Figaro, Hannah

in Donnacha Dennehy and Enda Walsh’s The Second Violinist, and has covered Micaëla for Lyric

Opera Productions.

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.

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