Mairéad Buicke, Soprano

Mairéad captivates audiences with her powerful and enthralling performances.

Mairéad Buicke, Soprano
28 OCTOBER 2019

Fatima in The Veiled Prophet at Wexford Festival Opera

Cast as Fatima, Chief Slave in the Harem, this production is conducted by David Brophy, with Simon Mechlinski, Sinead Campbell-Wallace, Gavan Ring and John Molloy.

24 APRIL 2019

The Puccini Scandal at the National Concert Hall Dublin

Cast as Elvira Puccini in this intriguing dramatisation of the life of opera composer Giacomo Puccini that was first performed in 2015, with Niall Morris, Gavan Ring, Patrick Hyland, Denice Doyle and Anthony Byrne.

13 MARCH 2018

Emerald Isle in Vienna

A programme to celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day in Mosaïque, Vienna. Emerald Isle brings together storytelling and music as myths and legends from Ireland are shared alongside both contemporary and traditional Irish music.

17 JANUARY 2018

The Puccini Scandal

‘The Puccini Scandal’ returns after its sold out debut at the NCH in 2015, with such classics as “Un Bel Di Vedremo” & “Vissi d’Arte”.

23 DECEMBER 2016

Arena Irish Defence Forces

RTÉ Radio 1 presents a special tribute to the Irish Defence Forces with music from the No. 1 Army band, with the New Dublin Voices Choir.

24 OCTOBER 2016

Mimì in La Bohème recital concert

Performing the role of Mimì in a concert recital of La Bohème by Opera in the Open at Castletown House.

10 SEPTEMBER 2016

Music in Monkstown concert

A programme of operatic heroines, ranging from Puccini’s Mimì through Mozart’s Countess in The Marriage of Figaro, Verdi’s Desdemona, Dvorák’s Rusalka and Tatyana in Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin.

21 MAY 2016

A Nation’s Song 1916–2016

University Concert Hall hosted A Nation’s Song to commemorate the Centenary of the 1916 Rising.

MAY / OCTOBER 2013

Micaela in Carmen

Cast as Micaela in Opera Theatre Company’s production of Carmen, directed by Gavin Quinn and conducted by Andrew Synnott.

NOVEMBER 2012 – FEBRUARY 2013

Fiordiligi in Così fan tutte

Opera Theatre Company present Mozart’s Così fan tutte on a nationwide tour in Ireland, described as “Intelligent, sensitive production, a memorable and very enjoyable evening’s entertainment” by the Irish Times.

13 OCTOBER 2012

Casta Diva – The Life, Loves and Music of Maria Callas

Honouring the legacy of the great opera diva Maria Callas, Mairéad plays Callas in “Casta Diva” is Niall Morris’s new hit show.

24 AUGUST 2012

BBC Prom 55: Britten – Peter Grimes

English National Opera Orchestra conducted by Edward Gardner, with Stuart Skelton, Amanda Roocroft, Iain Paterson and Dame Felicity Palmer at the BBC Proms Royal Albert Hall.

SEPTEMBER 2011

Tosca with Grange Park Opera

Cast as the title role in Puccini’s Tosca, directed by Lindsay Posner and conducted by Gianluca Marciano.

OCTOBER 2010

Musetta in La Bohème with English National Opera

Cast as Musetta in Puccini’s La Bohème directed by Sir Jonathan Miller and conducted by Stephen Lord, with Elizabeth Llewellyn, Gwyn Hughes Jones and Roland Wood.

Mairéad Buicke, Soprano – Photo by Frances Marshall

“Buicke captured perfectly Tatyana’s initial innocence and naiveté, her shifts of tone colouring the shifts of intensifying emotion culminating in her determination to commit herself to Onegin forever. It was a magical evocation of the scene.”

P. McGovern – No More Workhorse

“Buicke captured perfectly Tatyana’s initial innocence and naiveté, her shifts of tone colouring the shifts of intensifying emotion culminating in her determination to commit herself to Onegin forever. It was a magical evocation of the scene.”

P. McGovern – No More Workhorse