Mezzo-contralto

Summer 2017: Gráinne will perform the role of Annina with Pavilion Opera. For more details visit: www.pavilionopera.com

Winter 2016/17: Gráinne sang several concerts, as she does throughout the year, for the charity Music in Hospitals. Many of these were kindly supported by the Aged Veterans Fund. 

Autumn 2016: A hugely busy autumn! Roles have included singing La Frugola & Lucia in "Il Tabarro" & "Cavalleria Rusticana" (Opera Passione) and covering The Sorceress in "Dido & Belinda" for The Helios Collective. On the voiceover front, Gráinne worked with Heavy Entertainment, recording Tana French's 'The Likeness' and books by Gemma Jackson and Cathy Mansell for Soundings. Gráinne is currently singing the role of Flora Sandes, the only British woman to serve in WW1 in "Dead Equal" for Formations 2016 (Helios Collective with the support of ENO). For more information on this, visit www.thehelioscollective.co.uk.

Summer 2016: Gráinne performed the role of Third Witch/Dama with Pavilion Opera. 

March 2016: Gráinne stepped in at very short notice to sing the role of Suzuki in "Madama Butterfly" for Secret Opera.

2015/2016: 

Gráinne was one of the voice artists used on the ADR of 2016 Oscar-nominated film "Brooklyn". She also narrated the audiobook for RNIB.

 

 

 Gráinne's audiobooks in 2015/16 have included the following: 

 

A TIME FOR FRIENDS, Isis Publishing
GALWAY GIRL, Soundings Publishing
HER FATHER'S DAUGHTER, Soundings Publishing
IF YOU WERE ME, Soundings Publishing
SCENT OF CLOVES, Soundings Publishing
SHADOW ACROSS THE LIFFEY, Soundings Publishing
THE BALLROOM CAFÉ, Oakhill Publishing
THE LONG HOT SUMMER, Isis Publishing
THE SUMMER GUEST, Oakhill Publishing
THROUGH STREETS BROAD AND NARROW, Soundings Publishing 

 

September 2015: Gráinne was chosen to participate in a series of masterclasses in Berlin with renowned soprano Cheryl Studer.

June/July 2015: Gráinne is covering and performing the role of Third Lady in 'Die Zauberflote' for Pavilion Opera and singing Mme Popova in  'The Bear' for Operaview. Please check their websites for details.

April/May 2015: Gráinne is reprising her role as Alice Quinn in 'Home Fires'. On at the Brockley Jack until May 2nd. (www.brockleyjack.co.uk) 

January 2015: Gráinne will perform the role of Third Witch (solo role), with English Pocket Opera Company in "Macbeth". Dir: Paul Featherstone MD: Philip Voldmann Translation: Andrew Porter