Saturday 02 November (7 events)
Irish Heritage at Wexford is a new venture designed to highlight and showcase the music of Ireland. The concerts are curated by Una Hunt who in 2012 presented and performed the acclaimed William V. Wallace Recitals.
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.
Discover the world of opera with our Daytime Events Package, which gives a true flavour of opera and is the perfect introduction to Wexford Festival Opera. It includes two Festival favourites: a lunchtime recital and a ShortWork opera, as well as lunch in Wexford Opera House. Come and...
In 2010 Winners, the first opera in Richard Wargo’s two-opera work Ballymore, was performed to great acclaim as a ShortWork at Wexford. This year it is the turn of the second work, Losers, to receive its Irish premiere at Wexford. Ballymore was inspired by Brian Friel’s pair of one-act plays,...
Friends’ parties include champagne, wine and canapés. The Friends' pre-opera buffet will include a delicious selection of food and complimentary wine. All Friends’ events will provide an opportunity to mingle with the artistic team and cast.
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,...
24, 27, 30 October, 2 November
Thérèse is the story of three people caught up in the terror of the French Revolution and of how the politics of their time have a decisive effect on their lives, forcing them to confront their relationships and to make life and death choices....