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Thursday 30 October (8 Events)

  • Become a Friend

    The commitment of our Friends to the development of Wexford Festival Opera’s repertoire is vital to its success. Their 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 of opera in Ireland and ensure the future of Wexford as a major international opera destination.

  • Joyeux Nöel

    Starts: 10:30

      Jerome Hynes Theatre

    Joyeux Noël, the film that inspired Silent Night, will be screened in the Jerome Hynes Theatre in Wexford Opera House at 10:30 am on the days of the Silent Night performances. There is no charge but tickets must be booked online or through the Box Office.

  • Il Tabarro

    Starts: 15:30

      Whites Hotel

    The Cloak – ‘Il Tabarro’ – is the first work in Il Trittico, Puccini’s trio of one-act operas (the other two are Gianni Schicchi and Suor Angelica) first performed in New York in 1918. It is a verismo melodrama set among the barges of the River Seine in 1910.

  • Pre-Opera Talk

    Starts: 19:00

      Jerome Hynes Theatre

    Each evening there will be a talk of approximately 30 minutes' duration about the opera to be performed, giving an opportunity to explore the work more closely. Talks will be given by a range of specialists including academics, composers, directors and musicians.

  • Silent Night

    Starts: 20:00

      O'Reilly Theatre

    Wexford Festival Opera is honoured to present the European premiere of Kevin Puts’ Pulitzer Prize-winning Silent Night, about the spontaneous Christmas truce between enemy combatants during the First World War.

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