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Ailish Tynan
1 August 2020

Ailish Tynan and Olivia Ray to perform at Grange Park Opera in 2021

Ailish Tynan makes her long anticipated to Grange Park Opera next season, for the first time since 2009, in her role debut as Mimì in La bohème.

A regular at Grange Park Opera, Olivia Ray returns as Anna Polikovskaya in the world premiere of Anthony Bolton's The Life & Death of Alexander Litvinenko.

20 May 2020

Ailish Tynan to perform at Wigmore Hall

Ailish Tynan returns to Wigmore Hall on 17 June for a lunchtime concert with pianist Iain Burnside. Their wide-ranging programme includes arrangements of Irish songs by Herbert Hughes and Grieg’s stormy Six Songs. Their finale is a song that has recently become popular as an anthem to staff of the NHS working on the front line against the Coronavirus pandemic.

This concert at Wigmore Hall forms part of a series of lunchtime concerts every weekday in June, in collaboration with BBC Radio 3. Performed to a empty auditiorium, audience members can listen live on radio, or watch a live stream on the Wigmore Hall website. 

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24 October 2019

New Recording Release for Ailish Tynan

Ailish Tynan features on Airs from another planet, a new recording of chamber music and song by Judih Weir, with the Hebrides Ensemble. On this recording Ailish performs Weir's song cycles Nuits d'Afrique and Really?

Nuits d’Afrique was conceived as a companion piece to Maurice Ravel’s Chansons madécasses, and was dedicated to Ailish when it was written in 2015, with the premiere at Wigmore Hall in 2017. Ailish also performed these two song cycles on a concert tour with the Hebrides Ensemble earlier this year.

The recording (DCD34228) on the Delphian Records label is released on 25 October.

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25 July 2019

Ailish Tynan and Olivia Ray to perform at Grange Park Opera in 2020

Ailish Tynan returns to Grange Park Opera next season, for the first time since 2009, in her role debut as Mimì in La bohème. In preparation for these performances, early next year, she will understudy the role for The Royal Opera.

A regular at Grange Park Opera, Olivia Ray returns as Anna Polikovskaya in the world premiere of Anthony Bolton's The Life & Death of Alexander Litvinenko.

9 May 2019

Ailish Tynan joins the Royal Ballet for the World Premiere of Medusa

Ailish Tynan joins the the Royal Ballet for the world premiere of Medusa, a new ballet from choreographer Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui. Cherkaoui is the Artistic Director of Royal Ballet of Flanders and of his own company, Eastman, and is Associate Artist at Sadler’s Wells. Medusa is set to a mix of electronic music and songs by Purcell, sung by Ailish and countertenor Tim Mead, with the orchestra of the Royal Opera House.

Medusa is part of a triple bill featuring works also featuring Christopher Wheeldon's Within the Golden Hour and Crystal Pite's Flight Pattern.

Performances from 8 May, with a live cinema broadcast on 16 May.

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31 March 2019

Ailish Tynan performs in Handel's Semele with The English Concert

Ailish Tynan performs in Iris Handel's Semele with The English Concert on a European and US tour, conducted by Harry Bicket. 

Performances take place from 3 to 16 April at the following venues:

3 April - Théâtre des Champs-Élysées, Paris
5 April - Barbican, London
7 April - Sage, Gateshead
10 April - Hopkins Center for the Arts, Dartmouth
12 April - Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor
14 April - Carnegie Hall, New York
16 April - Annenburg Center, Philadelphia

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