RIAM Opera Angels

Generations of world class opera artists launched their careers with RIAM. Now we need your investment to continue our proud tradition and to transform the future of opera training in Ireland.

RIAM Alumnus Tara Erraught BMus (Performance, 2010) Lead roles with the Bavarian State Opera, Glyndebourne Festival, Washington Opera and Vienna State Opera
RIAM Alumnus Tara Erraught
BMus (Performance, 2010)
Lead roles with the Bavarian State Opera, Glyndebourne Festival, Washington Opera and Vienna State Opera

We are seeking sixteen RIAM Opera Angels who will commit their support of our work for a period of two years or more.  We have three levels of Angels from which to choose,

including Archangels and Cherubims, with suggested levels of giving starting from just €1,000 per annum.  Check out what our International Visiting Artist Ann Murray DBE has to say about our Opera Angels’ campaign to give you a fuller picture of what we’re trying to do.

Our RIAM Opera angels will assist us in:

  • Hiring world class directors, conductors and voice coaches
  • Commissioning new operatic works
  • Touring Ireland with innovative new opera productions
  • Collaborating in international vocal projects with the world’s leading conservatoires
  • Attracting and retaining the most talented students
Claudia Boyle MMus (Performance, 2010) Winner Maria Callas International Singing Competition
Claudia Boyle
MMus (Performance, 2010)
Winner Maria Callas International Singing Competition

If you share our passion for opera, please join RIAM’s Opera Angels campaign to nurture talent and build Ireland’s reputation as a global centre of excellence in vocal arts education.  To find out more about the benefits and rewards associated with becoming an RIAM Opera Angel, please e-mail Audrey Phelan here or call +353 1 632 5386.

The RIAM is a recognised charity, CHY 1794.