Wexford Festival Opera News

Wexford Festival Opera & RTÉ join forces to bring a taste of Magic & Music to your home

Wexford Festival Opera & RTÉ join forces to bring a taste of Magic & Music to your home

The 71st Wexford Festival Opera is now well underway with audiences experiencing the magic of this internationally renowned festival in person, at the stunning National Opera House. Running until 6 November, Artistic Director Rosetta Cucchi’s 2022 programme is built around the theme of Magic & Music. RTÉ lyric FM, RTE.ie/culture and WFO have joined forces to broadcast some of the productions to allow audiences to enjoy them at home, and with the support of ARTE and European Broadcasting Union, to millions around the world. 

Arachas Insurance Brokers sponsor Wexford Festival Opera’s Pop-Up Events Programme

Arachas Insurance Brokers sponsor Wexford Festival Opera’s Pop-Up Events Programme

Wexford Festival Opera will take to the town again this year with a series of daily Pop-Up Performances. These surprise free multidisciplinary performances will feature music, drama, singing and dance. The events will be performed in various shops and businesses around Wexford town. A map can be picked at box office in The National Opera House which will show the time and location of these daily events, but what they will be will remain a surprise!

Women & War themed WFO 2023 Programme is Announced

Women & War themed WFO 2023 Programme is Announced

Artistic Director Rosetta Cucchi has announced the 72nd Wexford Festival Opera programme. Centring around the theme of Women and War, the three mainstage operas have been confirmed as Zoraida di Granata by G. Donizetti 1822; L’aube rouge by Camille Erlanger 1911; La Ciociara by Marco Tutino 2015.

Volunteer of the Year Award 2022

Volunteer of the Year Award 2022

Ethna Ryan was awarded the 2022 Ecclesiastical/ Wexford Festival Opera Volunteer of the Year Award on Monday evening during the first Public Dress Rehearsal for this year’s Wexford Festival Opera. Ethna was awarded after a public vote by fellow volunteers, board and staff of the Festival.

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