• 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)


    21, 24, 27, 30 October  

  • 22, 25, 28, 31 October 2015

    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

    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  

  • 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  

  • 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


    24, 27, 30 October  
    1 November  

  • 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 

    Piano Recital

    31 October  

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

    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.

    Gala Concert

    25 October  

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

    Tara Erraught in Recital

    26 October  

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

    Dr Tom Walsh Lecture

    24 October  

  • 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.

    Daytime Events Package

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

  • Treat yourself to a Deutz 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 October  

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