Weihnachtslieder – A Christmas Recital
Weihnachtslieder – Celebrate Christmas with vocal music from the great German composers Handel, Bach, Humperdinck & more.
Join mezzo soprano Leanne Fitzgerald and pianist Adam McDonagh for an evening of festive music in preparation for the Christmas season. Featuring music from Handel’s Messiah, Bach’s Christmas Oratorio alongside some of your favourite carols such as Silent Night and Hark the Herald, this promises to be a magical evening full of cheer and the wonder of Weihnachten.
Saturday 9 Dec at 8pm at the Lutherhaus, 24 Adelaide Road, Dublin 2. Tickets are €15 available from eventbrite.ie
Leanne Fitzgerald (Mezzo Soprano)
Leanne Fitzgerald graduated from the TUD Conservatoire with an MMus in Vocal Performance where she studied with Stephen Wallace and répétiteur Aoife O’Sullivan. Leanne is a member of the Irish National Opera company chorus. With INO, Leanne had her role debut as the Notary in Donizetti’s Don Pasquale in November 2022 and Noble Orphan 3 in Strauss’ Der Rosenkavalier in March 2023. Last season, Leanne covered the roles of The Shepherd Boy in Puccini’s Tosca and Annina in Der Rosenkavalier. She also sang with the Sestina chorus for Opera Collective Ireland’s production of Handel’s Semele which won the Irish Times Theatre Award for Best Opera in 2022. Leanne was Company Artist with Cork Opera House in 2018 where she sang the role of Pitti-Sing in their production of Gilbert and Sullivan’s The Mikado. Throughout her career, Leanne has performed regularly with Chamber Choir Ireland, Sestina, Ardú and Resurgam.
Adam McDonagh (Piano)
Adam McDonagh is an award-winning pianist, a Samling Artist and a graduate of DIT Conservatory of Music and Drama and Cambridge University. He has performed in many prestigious festivals and venues throughout Ireland, the UK and in parts of Europe, and his performances have been broadcast on RTÉ Lyric FM. Adam is currently a member of the Irish National Opera Studio 2023/24 and pursuing the Master of Music (MMus) in Répétiteuring programme at TU Dublin Conservatoire with the support of the inaugural INO Répétiteur Scholarship.