The Waterford Healing Arts Trust is delighted to announce that soprano Donna Roche will be performing in the foyer of University Hospital Waterford on Monday, 20th January at 1:30 pm as part of its Healing Sounds programme which is funded by the Arts Council and AIB.
Donna’s musical journey began locally before embarking onto the professional stages of both home and abroad. She has performed in Waterford’s Tall Ships’ Festival, the Clifden Arts’ Festival with harpist Lynn Saoirse, Goodwick in Wales with the Waterford Male Voice Choir and Wexford Male Voice Choir, with the Barrack Street Concert Band’s summer concert in Garter Lane in June 2014 and further afield with a recital in the West Bank of Egypt.
Other performances include Cork Opera House in productions of the sell out Rodgers & Hammerstein’s The Sound of Music which was directed by the late Bryan Flynn. Hey! Mr. Director for Cork Opera House, The Promise at the Helix Theatre in Dublin, and more recently the O2 Arena for Canadian Tenor Josh Groban’s All That Echoes tour.
Donna has performed as soloist with the Waterford Massed Band over the last number of years having received numerous standing ovations for her moving delivery. Donna is currently in her final semester of study on the BA music degree at WIT majoring in Performance under the tuition of Bridget Knowles.
Donna will be performing for the benefit of patients, staff and visitors of University Hospital Waterford.
All are welcome to attend and admission is free.