Geneva Literary Aid Society

Thank you Fishamble!

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Another great night – and a standing ovation – in the annals of GLAS. Among the many newcomers, the renowned opera singer, musician, polyglot, polymath, Kirsti Griffiths, attended her first GLAS event last night, Fishamble’s Little Thing, Big Thing which was a sell-out and raised CHF4,500 for the Edith Wilkins Foundation for Street Children. Kirsti…

Superb gig by Ardal

A capacity crowd for Ardal O'Hanlon

Ardal O’Hanlon played a superb gig in Geneva last night as a guest of the Geneva Literary Aid Society. It raised CHF8,250 for the Edith Wilkins Foundation for Street Children in Darjeeling, India. A great night was had by all. He was even coaxed into singing a verse of My Lovely Horse from his Fr.…

Standing ovation for Silent

Photo by Chris Black of Pat Kinevane on stage.

GLAS raised 7,000 Swiss Francs for the Edith Wilkins Foundation for Street Children last night thanks to a spellbinding performance by Pat Kinevane in the Fishamble Theatre’s production of “Silent” directed by Jim Culleton. There were moments of great humour, grace and beauty throughout the piece during which the homeless street beggar Tino McGoldrick tells…

White Raven (16.12.2009)

White Raven

Apologies for the silence, we have been struggling with the loss of our longstanding sponsor but have decided to go ahead with our Christmas concert and to bring back by popular demand, the international vocal trio White Raven: Irish soprano, Kate Dineen, who is lead soprano with the Ferrara Ensemble; American Robert Getchell, tenor with the…