Irish National Opera

November 3, 2020

Commissioned by Irish National Opera for 20 Shots of Opera in 2020

Dichotomies of Lockdown

In seven sad, funny, and absurd vignettes, two people navigate the changes within their world and within themselves in a time of pandemic. As they jump from one situation to another, we see how they adapt to new rituals and new vocabulary.

music and words Jenn Kirby

performers Aebh Kelly (mezzo-soprano), Andrew Gavin (tenor)

director Aoife Spillane-Hinks

conductor Elaine Kelly

All 20 operas can be watched on the Irish National Opera website