Wexford Festival Opera News

Nominations open for the Ecclesiastical/Wexford Festival Opera Volunteer of the Year Award

Nominations open for the Ecclesiastical/Wexford Festival Opera Volunteer of the Year Award

Nominations are now open for the Ecclesiastical / Wexford Festival Opera Volunteer of the Year Award. Now in its sixth year, 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, recently named 'Best Festival' at the International Opera Awards, but are fundamental to its continued success.  Anyone can nominate a Wexford Festival Opera Volunteer and we especially encourage our patrons to participate in the nominations. 

Cast announced for daytime ShortWorks Operas

Cast announced for daytime ShortWorks Operas

The cast and creative teams performing in the popular daytime ShortWorks operas have been announced for this year’s Festival.  Intimately staged and approximately one hour in length, the ShortWorks operas are presented in the nearby Clayton Whites Hotel and offer audiences the opportunity to enjoy a one-act opera or a condensed version of a more familiar opera. The ShortWork operas are sung by soloists who are also performing in the main-stage productions, giving them the opportunity to further showcase their talent.

Credit Suisse announce new corporate partnership with Wexford Festival Opera

Credit Suisse announce new corporate partnership with Wexford Festival Opera

The leading financial giant Credit Suisse has announced their new corporate sponsorship with Wexford Festival Opera, recently named ‘Best Festival’ at the International Opera Awards.  The announcement was made by Gary Quin, Senior Advisor, Investment Banking for EMEA, at a special summer recital event hosted at The Merrion Hotel, also recently announced as one of Wexford’s new corporate partners.

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