Thursday 23 October (6 events)

Become a Friend

Starts: 22:00

The commitment of our Friends to the development of Wexford Festival Opera’s repertoire is vital to its success. Theur fervour compels us to continue to deliver excellence on the global opera stage. By becoming a Friend of Wexford Festival Opera you directly play your part in the development...

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Opera House Lunch Package

Starts: 00:00

Discover the world of opera with our Opera House Lunchtime 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 at Wexford Opera House.
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Irish Heritage: Irish Fantasy

Starts: 13:05

St Iberius Church
Thursday, 23 October – 13:05


Jerome Hynes Theatre
Wexford Opera House
Saturday, 1 November – 11:00


Irish Heritage at Wexford is curated by Una Hunt to showcase the music of Ireland.

Irish Fantasy: a family affair is a celebration of the the music of Ireland...

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The Wandering Scholar & Trial by Jury

Starts: 15:30

In 2014, all Shortwork Operas will be performed in Whites Hotel. This is a 5 min walk from Wexford Opera House.

Sung in English.

The Wandering Scholar

The Wandering Scholar, a one-act chamber opera which was Holst’s final opera, was written in 1929–1930 and first performed in Liverpool...

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Pre-Opera Talk

Starts: 19:00

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,...

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Don Bucefalo

Starts: 20:00

Don Bucefalo is a delightfully good-humoured comic opera distinguished by its melodic inventiveness and is reminiscent of Rossini and Donizetti.

Don Bucefalo was written in 1847 as a graduation work by Antonio Cagnoni (1828–1896), a student at the Milan Conservatory, and was an immediate...

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