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  • Wexford Reaches Out to the World as the World Arrives in Wexford to Prepare for the 63rd Festival

    Wexford town’s population grew considerably over the weekend as singers, directors, designers and production staff from around the world, including Australia, Britain, Canada, France, Greece, Israel, Italy, Japan, The Netherlands, New Zealand, Portugal, Russia, Spain, Ukraine, the United States of America, and of course from all across Ireland, all arrived in Wexford to begin rehearsals for the 63rd Wexford Festival Opera.

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  • A Taste of the Opera Presented by the ICA, Wexford Festival Opera and Wexford Creamery

    Wexford Federation ICA is delighted to announce the details of two events designed to bring a taste of the upcoming Wexford Festival Opera to the community in Bree and in New Ross Co. Wexford.

    As part of Wexford Creamery’s sponsorship of this year’s Wexford Festival Opera, these free events will feature a carefully selected repetoire of opera pieces sung live by a one of this year’s singers.  This event took place last year for the first time and proved to be very popular. 

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  • Nominations open for the Ecclesiastical/Wexford Festival Opera Volunteer Award

    Wexford Festival Opera and Ecclesiastical Insurance are inviting nominations for the Ecclesiastical/Wexford Festival Opera Volunteer Award. This award seeks to recognise and highlight the extraordinary contribution and initiative of Wexford Festival Opera volunteers, who not only founded this now world-renowned Festival, but are fundamental to its continued success.

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  • Cast announced for 2014 Wexford Festival Opera

    Wexford Festival Opera is delighted to announce the casting for the internationally renowned Festival, which this year will run for 12 days, from 22 October to 2 November.

    This year 60 singers comprising the best of Irish and international talent will join the Wexford company. The 2014 Wexford Opera company, including the creative and production teams and the 70+ members of the Wexford Festival Orchestra, will number more than 150 Irish and international artists.

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  • Specialist insurer partners with Wexford Festival Opera

    Specialist insurer Ecclesiastical has announced a new partnership with the Wexford Opera House and Wexford Festival Opera. As part of the partnership Ecclesiastical will sponsor the Festival event and insure the venue, one of the finest opera venues in Europe.  

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  • Cristina, regina de Svezia, Named Best Re-Discovered Work at International Opera Awards

    Wexford Festival Opera received a major international award for Best Re-Discovered work for their 2013 critically acclaimed production of Cristina, regina de Svezia at the International Opera Awards, held last night at a Gala Ceremony in London.

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  • Booking opens for 2014 Wexford Festival Opera

    General booking is now open for the 2014 Wexford Festival Opera, after a very successful priority booking period for Friends of the Festival, which opened earlier this month. 

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  • Greater Range of Ticket Pricing for 63rd Festival

    Tickets now starting from just €25.

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  • Wexford Festival Opera wins top honour at Irish Times Theatre Awards for ‘Cristina’

    Cristina, regina de Svezia wins Best Opera Production

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  • Wexford Festival Opera receives four nominations in the ‘Oscars of Opera’

    In what is now considered The Oscars of the Opera World, Wexford Festival Opera received and impressive four nominations in the 2nd annual International Opera Awards announced yesterday at a press conference at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden.

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