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.
The Wexford Festival Opera celebrates its 63rd year this year and the 2014 programme includes 3 mainstage evening operas including Salomé by Mariottte, Don Bucefalo by Cagnoni and Silent Night by Puts. The Festival also offers a packed programme of morning events, lunchtime recitals, afternoon ShortWorks, concerts and a vibrant Fringe Festival.
Making the announcement, David Lane, Managing Director, Ecclesiastical Ireland said: “Wexford Opera House and the Wexford Festival Opera are the result of great vision combined with great passion and the hard work of a dedicated group of people. Partnering with the Festival and the venue brings the specialist knowledge and insurance strength of Ecclesiastical together with the talent, vision and passion that have made Wexford Opera House and the Wexford Festival Opera stand-out international successes.”
Also speaking was Eamonn Carroll, Head of Corporate Development for Wexford Festival Opera who commented: “We are delighted to welcome Ecclesiastical to the Festival family. Building collaborative relationships with strong corporate partners like Ecclesiastical helps to extend and deepen our creative potential. We very much look forward to working with David and his team over the coming months and years.”
Pictured in the unique Wexford Opera House venue were:
David Lane, Managing Director, Ecclesiastical Ireland
Eamon Carroll, Head of Corporate Development Wexford Festival Opera
John Devitt, Ecclesiastical Ireland
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About Ecclesiastical Insurance
Ecclesiastical is Ireland’s leading specialist insurance company serving the education, faith, heritage and charity sectors, providing insurance and services for those who care about their communities and the environment in which they live and work. Ecclesiastical is a company that donates a significant proportion of its profits to charity.