As a soprano soloist Deirdre Moynihan has performed with many operatic, orchestral, choral and chamber music groups both on the International stage and throughout Ireland. Her music career to date has seen her perform in Canada, U.S.A, Israel, Brazil, Lebanon, Japan, China and throughout Europe. Deirdre has received much acclaim as a Baroque soloist and she is delighted that her debut CD of Vivaldi Cantatas was released by Naxos in January 6th 2014. In 2013 festival performances included Galway Baroque Festival, Galway Arts Festival, Clifden Arts Festival, The Guitar Festival of Ireland and Mottola Festival (Italy). Her Irish tour “Hidden Handel” with the Irish Baroque Orchestra Chamber Soloists, was enthusiastically received by audiences in March 2013. Deirdre also embraces the challenge of contemporary compositions and has premiered works by Ian Wilson, Rob Canning, Raymond Deane, Marian Ingoldsby, Ben Dwyer and Brian Irvine. In September 2013 she sang the role of “Voice of the Doll” for the premiere of Raymond Deane’s opera “The Alma Fetish” with the RTE National Symphony Orchestra at the National Concert Hall, premiered “A State of Light” by Bill Whelan/Michael Cody for string quartet and soprano at The Clifden Arts Festival and in April premiered the first Irish language song cycle for soprano and guitar – “Fuil is Uisce” by Ian Wilson. Deirdre has sung as a soloist with, amongst others, the R.T.É Concert Orchestra, Irish Baroque Orchestra, Irish Chamber Orchestra, RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra and Crash Ensemble. Radio broadcasts include Lyric FM, RTE Radio 1 and BBC Radio Ulster.
Deirdre holds an MA in Vocal Performance from the Cork School of Music. Please visit www.deirdremoynihan.com for additional information.