Thursday 30 October (7 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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Joyeux Nöel

Starts: 10:30

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

Lunchtime Recitals

Starts: 13:05

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...

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Daytime Events Package

Starts: 13:05

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...

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Il Tabarro

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 Italian.

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), which were...

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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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Silent Night

Starts: 20:00

Silent Night by Kevin Puts (b. 1972) will receive its European premiere at Wexford.

Silent Night was commissioned by Minnesota Opera and first performed in 2011 to great critical acclaim. In 2012 it was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in Music. The opera’s multilingual libretto by Mark Campbell...

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