Our events

The Veronica Dunne International Singing Competition organises a number of events throughout the year in partnership with the Friends of the Vocal Arts. Our event proceeds go towards supporting and funding the triennial Singing Competition. Take a look through our upcoming events. 

Our events

The Veronica Dunne International Singing Competition organises a number of events throughout the year in partnership with the Friends of the Vocal Arts. Our event proceeds go towards supporting and funding the triennial Singing Competition. Take a look through our upcoming events. 

Opera Online at Killruddery House

SUNDAY 12th July 2020, 3PM
Watch online – Broadcast from KILLRUDDERY HOUSE 

This year’s summer operatic event goes digital! Our fundraising concert is broadcast from The Orangery at Killruddery House, featuring Rachel Croash soprano, Gemma Ní Bhriain mezzo-soprano, Gavan Ring tenor, Rory Musgrave baritone, and pianist Dearbhla Collins. From Bizet to Verdi, and including favourites by Gounod, Puccini and Mozart, the diverse programme reflects the impressive range of the singers. From the safety and comfort of your home, enjoy gorgeous opera arias and ensembles performed by these immensely talented artists. Book tickets via email at vdisc@griffith.ie or book online at eventbrite

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Veronica Dunne Birthday Tribute Concert

5TH September 2020 – 8PM
National Concert Hall, Dublin

An evening of operatic arias and ensembles – performers to be announced soon. Tickets on sale soon.


Past events

Gala Dinner for Opera Lovers

14th February 2020, 7PM
Kings Inns, Dublin

Our Gala Dinner event promises to be a fantastic operatic experience, featuring soprano Ioana Pipelea, tenor Patrick Hyland and pianist Dearbhla Collins. For further information and to book your table, email us at vdisc@griffith.ie, call Lydia Ackermann on 014163345 or call Natalie Marr on 014150445. Dress to impress in Black Tie for this special evening. 


Christmas Opera Magic Concert

7th December 2019, 8PM
Pillar Room, Rotunda Foundation

Our magical Christmas Concert features Leah Redmond (soprano), Ava Dodd (soprano), Aebh Kelly (mezzo-soprano), Luis Magallanes (tenor), David Howes (baritone) and pianist Dearbhla Collins. To book tickets and for further information, call +35314150445 or email us at vdisc@griffith.ie


Summer Festival of Opera

14Th JULY 2019, 3PM
KILLRUDDERY HOUSE & GARDENS, WICKLOW

Join us for an afternoon of operatic arias and ensembles featuring an exciting cast of singers to be announced soon. To book tickets and for further information, call +35314150445 or email us at vdisc@griffith.ie


Summer Festival of Opera

7th JULY 2019, 3PM
KILLRUDDERY HOUSE & GARDENS, WICKLOW

Join us for an afternoon of operatic arias and ensembles featuring an exciting cast of singers to be announced soon. To book tickets and for further information, call +35314150445 or email us at vdisc@griffith.ie


2019 Competition Final

31st January 2019
NCH Main Auditorium, Dublin

Join us for this momentous occasion as our six finalists compete for the grand title of our prestigious vocal award.


Gala Dinner in King’s Inns

30th January 2019
King’s Inns, Dublin

Our Gala Dinner promises to be a fantastic operatic experience. For further information and to book your table, email us at vdisc@griffith.ie


2019 Competition Rounds

25–29th January 2019
NCH, Dublin

Hear some of the world’s most promising young voices at our week of Competition Rounds in the run up to our grand Final. 


Veronica Dunne turns 91
A Celebratory Concert

1st September 2018 at 8pm
NCH, Main Auditorium, Dublin

Join us for an evening of operatic arias and ensembles featuring artists Miriam Murphy, soprano, Young Woo Kim, tenor, Leah Redmond, soprano, Gemma Ní Bhriain, mezzo soprano and Robert McAllister, bass baritone with the head of music at La Scala Milan, James Vaughan, at the piano.

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