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The Importance of Being Earnest by Gerald Barry

The Importance of Being Earnest by Gerald Barry Northern Ireland Opera/Wide Open Opera, Oct/Nov 2013 “Visually and dramatically, (Antony) McDonald has realised (Gerald) Barry’s surreal operatic world with wonderful precision…musically it is all delivered with as much deftness and inexhaustible … Continue reading

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Linen Hall Library 225th anniversary concert, 13th May 2013

Ulster Orchestra, conducted by David Brophy. Ulster Hall, Belfast. Composer arranger: Neil Martin. “The piece is graced by the solo contribution of soprano, Aiofe Miskelly, whose warmly pliable phrasing does full justice to Martin’s writing, and his experience of the … Continue reading

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Mansfield Park by Joanthan Dove for Royal Academy Opera May 2012

“One in particular stood out: Aoife Miskelly as Mary Crawford matched power, smoothness and agility in coloratura, giving us several “wow” moments on pure quality of voice”. Bachtrack “Aoife Miskelly as brilliant, brittle, amoral Mary Crawford“. www.austenonly.com

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Die Zauberflöte at the Royal Academy Opera March 2012

As Pamina; “Her potential is huge, and what we did hear was gorgeous. The timbre is absolutely ideal for the role, shining, effortlessly sweet, with a coruscating vibrato that gets more beautiful as it ascends above the stave. Felicity Lott … Continue reading

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World Première of Kommilitonen! reviews: March 2011

Sir Peter Maxwell Davies’ new opera Kommilitonen!, which is a joint commission between the Royal Academy of Music and The Juilliard School, premiered at the Royal Academy on March 18th 2011. The Guardian gave the production a rare 5 stars … Continue reading

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Arts Council of Northern Ireland Young Musicians Platform Award

Aoife has been awarded an Arts Council of Northern Ireland Young Musicians Platform Award  in association with BBC Northern Ireland. This award will see her undertake two BBC radio broadcast engagements with the Ulster Orchestra as well as study in Germany and … Continue reading

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