Wexford Festival Opera News

Music and Magic to fill the National Opera House from 21 Oct to 6 Nov 2022 

Music and Magic to fill the National Opera House from 21 Oct to 6 Nov 2022 

WFO Artistic Director Rosetta Cucchi has announced details of her programme for the 71st Wexford Festival Opera, which will run for 17 days from 21 October–6 November 2022.

The programme is built around the theme of Magic & Music and will feature three main stage operas - La Tempesta, Lalla Rookh and Armida.

Wexford Festival Opera & the Environmental Protection Agency celebrated EPA Green Night on Thursday

Wexford Festival Opera & the Environmental Protection Agency celebrated EPA Green Night on Thursday

This year, as part of the Festival’s partnership with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Wexford Festival Opera and the EPA launched a new initiative as part of EPA Green Night. Opera goers were encouraged to make sustainable fashion choices when choosing their evening outfits to highlight that the way we shop and the choices we make daily can make a big difference to our environment. 

David Maguire named as Wexford Festival Opera’s 2021 -Volunteer of the Year

David Maguire named as Wexford Festival Opera’s 2021 -Volunteer of the Year

David Maguire was awarded the 2021 Ecclesiastical/ Wexford Festival Opera Volunteer of the Year Award at the opening of this year’s Wexford Festival Opera after a public vote by fellow volunteers, board and staff of the Festival. A long-time volunteer and supporter of Wexford Festival Opera, David is extremely popular among all Festival staff and volunteers, as well as the wider Wexford community.

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