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Irish National Opera presents

Irish National Opera presents: The First Child

Date/Time: Wednesday, 14 September 2022, 8pm

The triumphant conclusion of Donnacha Dennehy and Enda Walsh’s uniquely dark operatic trilogy. 

Donnacha Dennehy and Enda Walsh’s third opera, The First Child, is a narrative that is much larger than the characters themselves. A work that reveals itself incrementally and cuts between the normal and the mythic. Passing through the strange minds of the central characters. Moving sharply from darkness to comedy. Shaped by obsession and unstoppable quest for revenge.

Original production in association with Dublin Theatre Festival. Sung in English with English surtitles.

★★★★★“High-octane triumph” The Sunday Times 

★★★★★“simply magnificent” The Arts Review 

★★★★★“a remarkable conclusion to the Dennehy-Walsh partnership” The Irish Times
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