Jump to content


Musical rehearsals for Mr. President. Six people in a small orchestra practicing music across multiple percussion instruments.

Opera: Mr. President by WhistleBlast Quartet and That’s Life at Town Hall Theatre Galway

20 - 21 Jun 2024, 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm

1 Courthouse Square, Galway


WhistleBlast Quartet in collaboration with That’s Life proudly present Mr President, a new operatic work with participants in leading roles from Galway arts organisations That’s Life and Electric Dreams, also including young musicians from Ceol na Mara Youth Orchestra.

This unique, wonderful new opera, full of power and protest, will include music composed and performed by all participants in That’s Life, including original gamelan music accompaniment led by Andrew Madec. All performing with WhistleBlast, Opera Mezzo Soprano Catherine Donnelly and jazz guitarist Aengus Hackett.

The performance of this unique opera featuring multigenerational participants with disabilities will take place on Friday 21 June at 7pm in Town Hall Theatre, Galway.

There will also be a public dress rehearsal performance on Thursday 20 June at 1pm.

For more information and to book tickets, visit tht.ie.

Opera rehearsal for Mr President, a new operatic work with participants in leading roles from Galway arts organisations That’s Life and Electric Dreams, also including young musicians from Ceol na Mara Youth Orchestra.

WhistleBlast Quartet in collaboration with That’s Life proudly present Mr President, a new operatic work with participants in leading roles from Galway arts organisations That’s Life and Electric Dreams, also including young musicians from Ceol na Mara Youth Orchestra.

This unique, wonderful new opera, full of power and protest, will include music composed and performed by all participants in That’s Life, including original gamelan music accompaniment led by Andrew Madec.


Tags:
Galway
opera
That's Life
WhistleBlast Quartet