The artists will perform at the Mitchelstown Caves from Thursday, July 26th to Saturday, July 28th, following on from the success of last year’s event, which saw Duke Special and James Vincent McMorrow entertain half a mile underneath the surface.
The special concert is one of a series of events on the Opera House’s summer programme, which was released last week. Other highlights include The Dubliners on Sunday, June 3rd, and a plethora of other musical treats such as Alarm Will Sound on Wednesday, June 6th; Size2Shoes on Sunday, July 15th; Katie Kim on Saturday, July 21st; Hidden Highways and Peter Delaney on Saturday, August 11th; Efterklang on Saturday, September 15th and Opera D’Arte on Sunday, September 23rd.
Leading the comedy is Michael McIntyre from Monday, June 25th to Wednesday, June 27th, followed later in the year by Mario Rosenstock with Gift Grub Live 2, Kevin Bloody Wilson, Des Bishop and Frankie Boyle.
Following the success of last year’s The Winter’s Tale, Corcadorca are collaborating once again with the Opera House, with Romeo and Juliet to be staged from Wednesday, October 10th through to Saturday, October 20th. Other theatre highlights include The Country Girls, Frankenstein, The Titanic, The Sound of Music and panto Alice in Wonderland.
CEO Mary Hickson explains that the Opera House is a “crucial part” of Cork’s cultural infrastructure. “We continue to strive to raise its profile in and outside of Cork with every season,” she says.
For more information see www.corkoperahouse.ie.