Tuesday 29 October (4 events)
Continuing a long-established Wexford tradition, the popular lunchtime recitals (approximately fifty minutes) will be given in St Iberius Church in the centre of Wexford.
L’Elisir d’amore (‘The Elixir of Love’) is one of Donizetti’s most frequently-performed operas. It was the first Donizetti opera to be performed at Wexford, and that 1952 production has been followed by performances of a further fifteen of his operas. The story concerns Nemorino’s wooing of...
This is a FREE event.
Location will be added closer to the Festival.
Each evening there will be a talk of approximately thirty minutes duration about the opera that is to be performed, giving an opportunity to explore the work more closely. Talks have been given by a range of specialists,...
23, 26, 29 October, 1 November
The Italian composer Nino Rota is best known for his film scores – he wrote over 140. Almost all of the music for Federico Fellini’s films from 1951 to 1979 was written or chosen by Rota, his music for The Godfather films being perhaps the best known. The...