Saturday 25 October (7 events)
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...
Jerome Hynes Theatre
Wexford Opera House
Saturday, 25 October – 11:00
Kevin Puts and Mark Campbell, composer and librettist of Silent Night.
The Pulitzer Prize-winning opera Silent Night powerfully recalls the near-mythic Christmas Eve battlefield truce during the Great War. We are...
St Iberius Church – 13:05
Friday, 24 October
Saturday, 25 October
Monday, 27 October
Tuesday, 28 October
Wednesday, 29 October
Thursday, 30 October
Friday, 31 October
Saturday, 1 November
Continuing a long-established Wexford tradition, the popular Lunchtime Recitals...
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 at Whites Hotel.
Come and find out...
In 2014, all Shortwork Operas will be performed in Whites Hotel. This is a 5 min walk from Wexford Opera House.
Sung in Italian
Cinderella, the English form of La Cenerentola, was composed in 1817, a year after The Barber of Seville, and contains some of Rossini’s most dazzling vocal...
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,...
A rarely-performed operatic version of Oscar Wilde’s perceptive play about Herod’s dysfunctional family and the unhappy step-relationships between Herod, his second wife Herodias and his niece and stepdaughter Salome.
Salomé, composed by the French sailor-turned-composer Antoine Mariotte...