Latest News

12 December 2017

Ailish Tynan performs Handel's Messiah

Ailish Tynan performs Handel's Messiah for with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Brian Wright, at the Royal Albert Hall.

This seasonal concert takes place on 19 December.

8 December 2017

Ailish Tynan performs with the Irish Chamber Orchestra

Ailish Tynan joins the Irish Chamber Orchestra for The Best of Christmas. She performs a Christmas programme that includes a collection of Grieg’s enormously popular love songs, Moraeus’ Koppangen, the Wexford Carol and Oh Holy Night.

14 December - St. Mary’s Cathedral, Limerick
15 December - St. Paul’s Church, Mullingar

22 November 2017

Ailish Tynan performs with the Britten Sinfonia

Ailish Tynan performs Vaughan Williams' Dona nobis pacem with the Britten Sinfonia and King’s College Choir.

The concert on 2 December is conducted by Stephen Cleobury and takes place at the Barbican. 

18 November 2017

Ailish Tynan presents Saturday Classics

Ailish Tynan returns to the airwaves to present Saturday Classics on BBC Radio 3. In the first of two broadcasts, on 25 November, she shares some of her favourite moments in opera, including music by Handel, Mozart, Humperdinck, Wagner, Richard Strauss, Janáček and Britten.

Ailish, will also present the programme on 9 December.

3 November 2017

Ailish Tynan performs Schumann's Liederkreis

Ailish Tynan performs Schumann's Liederkreis, Op. 39 with Nigel Foster at the London Song Festival on 10 November.

The performance takes place at Hinde Street Methodist Church, London.

27 October 2017

Ailish Tynan CD release with the Britten Sinfonia

Ailish Tynan sings Vaughan Williams Dona nobis pacem on the latest CD release by King's College, Cambridge. Conducted by Stephen Cleobury the recording features the Britten Sinfonia and Choir of King's College, Cambridge.

Vaughan Williams: Dona nobis pacem & Bernstein: Chichester Psalms
Label: Choir of King's College, Cambridge
Code: KGS0021
Release date: 3 November 2017

7 October 2017

Ailish Tynan performs at The Wellcome Collection

Ailish Tynan performs with Iain Burnside at the Wellcome Collection on 14 October, broadcast live on BBC Radio 3.

A live concert inspired by the vital musical thread running through Marcel Proust's life and his great novel of memory, 'In Search of Lost Time'. Simon Russell Beale reads from the novel, letters, poetry and other of Proust's writings, and music including Beethoven, Debussy, Reynaldo Hahn and Saint-Saëns.

14 September 2017

Ailish Tynan performs at Cowbridge Music Festival

Ailish Tynan performs at the Cowbridge Music Festival on 21 September with long time collaborator, piainst Iain Burnside.

The programme includes Schubert Lieder, Fauré Cinq mélodies 'de Venise' and Debussy Fêtes Gallantes.

1 September 2017

Ailish Tynan at the BBC Proms

Ailish Tynan appears at Proms in the Park Scotland for the BBC as part of the Last Night of the Proms celebrations around the UK. 

She will perform with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Stephen Bell. Also appearing are Jason Manford, Karen Matheson and Claire Teal, with BBC Radio Scotland presenter Jamie MacDougall.

The first part of Proms in the Park Scotland will be broadcast live on BBC2 Scotland, with a complete broadcast on BBC Radio Scotland. 

18 August 2017

Ailish Tynan performs Mahler in Dresden

Ailish Tynan performs Una poenitentium in Mahler's Eighth Symphony with the Dresden Philharmonie at the new concert hall at the Kulturpalast in Dresden. 

The performances on 25 and 27 August mark the opening of the 2017/18 season, and are conducted by the orchestra's Principal Conductor, Michael Sanderling.

11 August 2017

Grenfell Tower Benefit Concert

In the wake of the terrible fire at Grenfell Tower, Nazan Fikret, with support and generous assistance from Cadogan Hall, the Royal Opera House, Garsington Opera, Opera magazine, the International Opera Awards and leading arts professionals, has rallied fellow performers to organise a concert to raise funds for those affected.

The concert on at Cadogan Hall on 17 September, presented by Petroc Trelawny, will feature a sensational line-up of both established and up-and-coming artists. This is a one-off event and everyone involved has given their services for free.

All funds raised will be distributed equally between Rugby Portobello Trust (Charity No 1100143) and Grief Encounter (Charity No 1101277) which focus specifically on helping the affected families with rehabilitation and looking to the future.

10 August 2017

Ailish Tynan performs at Kilkenny Arts Festival

Ailish Tynan performs in a series of concerts at the 2017 Kilkenny Arts Festival. She will perform in three concerts across the Schubert themed festival.

17 August - Ailish and Iain Burnside perform some of Schubert’s best-loved songs, including Schwanengesang and Nacht und Träume.

19 August - Ailish will perform Schubert's Der hirt auf dem Felsen with the Irish Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Jörg Widmann.

20 August - Ailish joins Benjamin Appl, Iain Burnside and James Baillieu for the final lieder concert of the festival.

7 July 2017

Ailish Tynan performs world première at Wigmore Hall

Ailish Tynan is joined by James Baillieu, Adam Walker and Alasdair Tait (piano, flute & cello), in a vocal and instrumental programme at Wigmore Hall on Friday 14 July. 

Ailish will perform works including Ravel's Chansons madécasses, Fauré's cinq mélodies 'de Venise' and the world première of Nuits d'Afrique, commissioned by Wigmore Hall and written for Ailish by Judith Weir.

4 June 2017

Ailish Tynan joins the Jury at BBC Cardiff Singer of the World

Ailish Tynan joins the jury for the Song Prize at BBC Cardiff Singer of the World 2017. This represents a change on recent competitions where she has appeared as a guest presenter for the for Song Prize Final. 

In 2003, representing Ireland, Ailish won the Rosenblatt Recital Prize at BBC Cardiff Singer of the World which, along with becoming a BBC New Generation Artist, was a catalyst for her recital and recording career.

30 January 2017

Ailish Tynan performs with the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra

Ailish Tynan joins the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra next week at Lighthouse, Poole, for Vaughan Williams' A Sea Symphony.

Ailish will be joined by baritone Benedict Nelson for the concert on 8 February which is conducted by Davd Hill.

23 December 2016

Ailish Tynan celebrates the New Year

Ailish Tynan performs a series of Viennese New Year Concerts with the Manchester Camerata at the Bridgewater Hall, Manchester (1), Forum Theatre, Malvern (6) and Bridlington Spa (8).

The concerts are conducted by Gábor Takács-Nagy and Jean-Claude Picard with a programme of New Year favourites by Johan Strauss, Stolz, Heuberger and Lehár.

8 December 2016

RTÉ NSO Christmas Gala with Ailish Tynan

Ailish Tynan joins David Brophy and RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra for a Christmas Gala. 

Ailish's programme includes Je veux vivre, Exsultate jubilate, and I know that my Redeemer liveth, amonsgt a selection of carols, sacred music and arias.

There are two concerts take place at the National Concert Hall, Dublin (15) and National Opera House, Wexford (16).

4 December 2016

Ailish Tynan performs Christmas Classics at the Royal Festival Hall

Ailish Tynan performs a selection of Christmas carols and classics with the Philhrmonia Orchestra and The Bach Choir, conducted by David Hall.

Ailish's programme includes Ave Maria, O Holy Night and Joy to the World amonsgt a selection of carols and seasonal music.

The concert takes place at the Royal Festvial Hall on Sunday 11 December.

21 November 2016

Ailish Tynan performs at the National Concert Hall

Ailish Tynan performs a recital at the National Concert Hall as part of their Sunday Matinée Series on 27 November. She is accompanied by piainist Finghin Collins and Clarinettist Emma Johnson.

Aillish's programme includes:
Three of Spohr's Six German Songs Op. 103
Schumann Liederkreis Op. 39
Schubert Der Hirt auf dem Felsen

“Richer colours ensued from the vibrant Ailish Tynan. In ‘Der Hirt auf dem Felsen’, she really let rip with a fabulous display in partnership with clarinettist Michael Collins”
(Classicalsource / Wigmore Hall / 2016)

14 October 2016

Ailish Tynan performs in The Nose at the Royal Opera House

Ailish Tynan performs the role of Podtotshina's Daughter in Shostakovich's The Nose at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. The new production is directed by Barrie Kosky and conducted by Ingo Metzmacher, with designs by Klaus Grünberg and Buki Shiff.

Ailish last appeared at the Royal Opera House in 2012 in the Jetter Parker Young Artist Performance of Il viaggio a Reims.

Performances of The Nose take place on 20, 24, 27 October, 1, 4, 9 November 2017.