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Thursday 18 September 2014

Tenor to perform solo charity show

Published 09/10/2013 | 05:22

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Darren Mooney

Acclaimed tenor Darren Mooney will hold his first solo show in Newtownmountkennedy on October 19.

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Darren will donate the proceeds of the concert to cystic fibrosis and also Wicklow Dementia Support.

The performance will be on in the Parkview Hotel with doors opening at 7.30 p.m. The show starts at 8 p.m.

He will be joined by pianist David Wray and a guest violinist. Tickets are on sale at the Park View as well as from Ann Duffy's florist and are €15.

For more information call Darren on (087) 6361594 or the Parkview on (01) 2015600.

From a young age, Darren's parents instilled in him a love and passion for classical music which he began to enthusiastically pursue in his early 30s.

His initial training began in 2009 under the tutelage of Lindsay Ahern at the Wicklow School of Music. He then entered competitions in Arklow and Kilcoole in order to build upon this training and gain experience as a performer. In 2010, he placed third in the adult solo competition in Kilcoole.

He went on to become involved in choral societies and train with Deirdre Masterson. He has appeared as Bogdanovich in 'The Merry Widow,' and has appeared at the Wexford Opera House.

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