Irish bass-baritone Rory Dunne is currently a member of Wexford Festival Opera Factory 2020/2021, previous member of INO Studio 2019/2020, and winner of the Navan Choral Festival Young Opera Voice 2019.

Recent opera engagements include Cosi fan tutte with The Vienna Opera Academy, roles in the 2021 season of Wexford Festival Opera and Gianni Schicchi with Blackwater Valley Opera Festival.

Rory’s past operatic performances include Falstaff (Falstaff), Capellio (I Capuleti e i Montecchi),  Colline (La Boheme), The Mikado (The Mikado), Monterone (Rigoletto), Pimpinone (Pimpinone), Haly (L’Italiana in Algeri), Buck Mulligan (Eric Sweeney’s “Ulysses”), Dottore Grenvil (La Traviata), Greatrakes (Vagabones), Sciarrone (Tosca), David (A Hand of Bridge), Fiorello (Il Barbieri di Siviglia), and Dancaire (Carmen).

Rory has performed with Irish National Opera, Cork Opera, Northern Ireland Opera, Opera Collective Ireland, Lyric Opera Productions, Opera in the Open and the RTE Concert Orchestra Chorus, performing roles in The Wexford Opera House, The National Concert Hall, The Bord Gais Energy Theatre and The Buxton Opera House.

Rory is a graduate of both the DIT Conservatory of Music and Drama and The Bull Alley Theatre Training Company, studying as both an actor and a classical singer. Rory was awarded the Bernadette Greevy Bursary in 2018, recipient of the DIT Conservatory of Music and Drama’s Gold Medal 2017 and winner of the Feis Ceoil John McCormack Cup, O’Mara Cup and R&R Cup in 2016.


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