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Ailish Tynan
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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16 February 2019

Ailish Tynan makes her debut with the Netherlands Philharmonic

Ailish Tynan makes her debut with the Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra as Una poenitentium in Mahler's Eighth Symphony and the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam. 

The performances on 23 and 24 February are a highlight of the orchestras 2018/19 season, and are conducted by their Chief Conductor, Marc Albrecht.

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11 February 2019

Home Sweet Home at Wigmore Hall

Ailish Tynan returns to Wigmore Hall for tthier Learning Gala Concert: Home Sweet Home ashe central celebration of this year’s Wigmore Hall Learning festival, Sense of Home. The programme is multi-themed and includes a selection of songs from Germany, the UK and the USA.

Ailish is joined for this concert,on Monday 18 February, by baritone Benjamin Appl and pianist Iain Burnside.

The Sense of Home Festival celebrates the diverse and multicultural melting pot that is London and the borough of Westminster, reflecting on Wigmore Hall as a place many call home and invites audiences to explore what ‘home’ means to them.

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