• 21, 24, 27, 30 October 2015

    8 p.m.

    Lyric drama in a prologue, three acts and an epilogue

    A powerful drama of a man's renunciation of his beliefs

    Sung in English (with English surtitles)

    Koanga

    21, 24, 27, 30 October  

  • 22, 25, 28, 31 October 2015

    8 p.m. (22, 28, 31 Oct);  5 p.m. (25 Oct)

    Tragedia in four acts

    A Gothic melodrama of a tormented man unable to accept rejection in love

    Sung in Italian (with English surtitles)

    Guglielmo Ratcliff

    22, 25, 28, 31 October  

  • 23, 26, 29 October | 1 November 2015

    8 p.m. (23, 26, 29 Oct);  5 p.m. (1 Nov)

    Opéra comique in three acts

    Love triumphs in seventeenth-century France, despite powerful obstacles and political interference

    Sung in French (with English surtitles)

    Le Pré aux clercs

    23, 26, 29 October  
    1 November  

  • 23, 26, 29 & 31 October

    3.30 p.m.

    Whites Hotel

    Humperdinck’s famous musical re-telling of the classic dark folktale of childhood from the Grimm brothers’ collection.

    Sung in English

    Hansel and Gretel

    23, 26, 29, 31 October  

  • 24, 27, 30 October & 1 November

    3.30 p.m. (24, 27, 30 Oct);  11 a.m. (1 Nov)

    Whites Hotel

    Puccini’s celebrated singer heroine Floria Tosca lived for her art, but her life is overpowered by politics, jealousy and the abuse of power.

    Sung in Italian

    Tosca

    24, 27, 30 October  
    1 November  

  • 22, 25, 28 October

    3.30 p.m. (22, 28 Oct);  11 a.m. (25 Oct)

    Whites Hotel

    Massenet's own sequel to his operatic triumph Manon continues the story of Manon's heartbroken lover.

    Sung in French

    The Portrait of Manon

    22, 25, 28 October  

  • The winner of the 2015 Dublin International Piano Competition performs in the National Opera House.

    Tickets: €25

    Saturday 31 October | 11 a.m.

    Nathalia Milstein - Piano Recital

  • Recitals by some of the principal singers of the Festival in the acoustically excellent Church of St Iberius in the centre of Wexford.

    Tickets: €15

    22, 23, 24, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31 October

    Lunchtime Recitals

    22, 23, 24, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31 October  

  • The very popular Gala Concert is a Festival highlight and features favourite party pieces performed by members of the Festival company.

    Tickets €50 – €80

    Sunday 25 October | 9 p.m.

    Gala Concert

  • A recital by Irish mezzo-soprano Tara Erraught, hailed as 'the new queen of bel canto', accompanied by Henning Ruhe (piano).

    Monday 26 October | 11 a.m.

    Tickets €25

    Tara Erraught in Recital

  • The 2015 Dr Tom Walsh Lecture will be given by Maestro Stephen Barlow, conductor of this year's main stage opera Koanga.

    Tickets: €10

    Saturday 24 October | 11 a.m.

    Dr Tom Walsh Lecture

  • Discover the world of opera with our Daytime Events Package. Spend a few hours in Wexford and enjoy a Lunchtime Recital, lunch in either Whites Hotel or the National Opera House, and a ShortWork opera production in Whites Hotel.

    Packages Cost €60

    Daytime Events Package

    22, 23, 24, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31 October  

  • Treat yourself to Champagne and Canapés interval reception in the Mackenzie Room at Wexford Opera House on any night during the Festival.

    Tickets cost €25.

    Champagne & Canapés

    21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31 October  
    1 November  

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