ENGAGEMENTS

Dearbhla’s upcoming performances and engagements. 

In addition to her accomplished career as a soloist, Dearbhla is a regular chamber music partner to many internationally renowned singers and musicians.

Dearbhla Collins – Collaborative Pianist & Vocal Coach – Photo Frances Marshall

Dearbhla and Finghin Collins Recital
19 February 2023
Portico of Ards

At two pianos:
Sean Doherty “Sonatina” – world premiere (2022)
Joan Trimble Sonatina (1940)
Arthur Benjamin Jamaican Rumba (1938)

At one piano:
Schubert Fantasie in F minor D. 940
Ravel “Ma mere l’Oye”

With Finghin Collins piano

Sean Doherty’s Sonatina was commissioned by Finghin and Dearbhla Collins with funds from the Arts Council.

More information and booking here.


Dearbhla and Finghin Collins Recital
23 February 2023
Curtis Auditorium, Cork

At two pianos:
Sean Doherty “Sonatina”  (2022)
Joan Trimble Sonatina (1940)
Arthur Benjamin Jamaican Rumba (1938)

At one piano:
Schubert Fantasie in F minor D. 940
Ravel “Ma mère l’Oye”

With Finghin Collins piano

Sean Doherty’s Sonatina was commissioned by Finghin and Dearbhla Collins with funds from the Arts Council. This will be the work’s second performance.

Presented by the Cork Orchestral Society – tickets and more information here.


Dublin Song Series with Sir Simon Keenlyside
21 March 2023
National Concert Hall

Sir Simon Keenlyside, baritone and Dearbhla Collins bring you on a beautiful journey of love, loss and the magic of nature in songs by Schubert, Wolf, Duparc and Faure among others.


Dublin Song Series with Nicky Spence
28 March 2023
National Concert Hall

Nicky Spence and Dearbhla Collins explore settings of Shakespearean texts in music in English and German ranging from Purcell through Haydn and Schubert to Britten and Tippett.


Dublin Song Series with Niamh O’Sullivan
4 April 2023
National Concert Hall

The moving song cycle Frauenliebe-und-leben by Robert Schumann forms the cornerstone for this recital with Niamh O’Sullivan and Dearbhla Collins which also includes some of Schubert’s most beloved songs and a little nostalgic journey down an English / Irish country lane.

RECENT & PAST EVENTS


VDISC Summer Festival of Opera
10 July 2022
Killruddery House & Gardens

Concert with Laura Aherne, soprano, Jade Phoenix, soprano, Megan O’Neill, soprano, Conor Prendiville, tenor, Sean Tester, tenor, David Howes, baritone, Rory Dunne, baritone, Dearbhla Collins, piano


Wexford Festival Opera Recital
13 June 2022
Dublin Municipal Gallery, the Hugh Lane

Recital with Jade Phoenix, soprano for Wexford Festival Opera


Wexford Festival Opera Recital
9 March 2022
Ironmonger’s Hall, London

Recital with Ava Dodd, soprano for Wexford Festival Opera


Raise your Voices Concert
5 October 2021
National Concert Hall

Concert with Majella Cullagh, soprano, Tara Erraught, mezzo soprano, Robin Tritschler, tenor, Gavan Ring, tenor, Owen Gilhooly, baritone, John Molloy, bass baritone, Dearbhla Collins, piano


Oxford Lieder
POSTPONED
Holywell Music Room, Oxford, UK

Song recital with Tara Erraught, mezzo-soprano, featuring songs by Brahms, Dvorak, Loewe, Quilter and Wolf; also Schubert songs with James Atkinson, baritone


Music for Galway
21 April 2021
O’Donoghue Theatre, NUI Galway

Song recital with Tara Erraught, mezzo-soprano, as part of Music for Galway’s Arts in Action lunchtime series. Repertoire by Schubert and Strauss


University Concert Hall
28 March 2021
University Concert Hall, University of Limerick

Song recital with Tara Erraught, mezzo-soprano, to include repertoire by Haydn, Quilter, Mahler and Frank Bridge


Online concert
December 2020
Dublin Philharmonic Society

Online concert with Ava Dodd, soprano and Ben Gannon, oboe for Dublin Philharmonic Society


Birr Festival of Music
August 2020
Online concert

Online concert with Rachel Goode, soprano and Ann Hogan, mezzo soprano


VDISC Summer Festival of Opera
12 July 2020
The Orangery, Killruddery House and Gardens

Online concert from the Orangery, Killruddery House and Gardens, with Rachel Croash, soprano, Gemma Ni Bhriain, mezzo soprano, Gavan Ring, tenor and Rory Musgrave, baritone


Recital with Tara Erraught
29 May 2020
National Concert Hall, Dublin
Livestream recital with Tara Erraught, mezzo soprano, Songs of Comfort and Hope, from the National Concert Hall, Dublin

Dublin Song Series
1 March 2020
Hugh Lane Gallery

Concert with mezzo-soprano Sharon Carty and tenor Conor Prendiville as part of Dublin Song Series 2020


Dublin Song Series
23 February 2020
Hugh Lane Gallery

Concert with baritone Theo Platt as part of Dublin Song Series 2020


Celebrating the Voice weekend
29–31 January 2020
Drogheda Classical Music
Celebrating the Voice weekend of masterclasses and concerts with Tara Erraught as part of Drogheda Classical Music