Get sucked into Gerald Barry’s musical vortex by this new film of Alice’s Adventures Under Ground

IrelandIreland Gerald Barry’s Alice’s Adventures Under Ground: Irish Chamber Orchestra / André de Ridder (conductor). Filmed (directed by Hugh O’Conor) at the National Opera House, Wexford and streaming (click here) from 5.11 to 5.12.2021. (JPr)

Claudia Boyle (Alice)

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Wexford Festival Opera’s enjoyable revival of Goldmark’s Ein Wintermärchen


IrelandIreland Wexford Festival Opera [3] – Goldmark, Ein Wintermärchen (concert performance): Soloists, Chorus (chorus master: Andrew Synnott) and Orchestra of Wexford Festival Opera / Marcus Bosch (conductor). O’Reilly Theatre, Wexford, 21.10.2021. (RB)

Burkhard Fritz

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Welcome revival of Ambroise Thomas’s Le Songe d’une nuit d’été in Wexford

IrelandIreland Wexford Festival Opera 2021 [2] – Ambroise Thomas, Le Songe d’une nuit d’été: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Wexford Festival Opera / Guillaume Tourniaire (conductor). O’Reilly Theatre, Wexford, 20.10.2021. (RB)

Wexford Festival Opera’s Le Songe d’une nuit d’été © Clive Barda

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Claudia Boyle stars as Wexford Festival Opera 2020 concludes

IrelandIreland Balfe, Donizetti, Bellini, Rossini, Gounod, Verdi: Claudia Boyle (soprano), Pietro Adaíni  (tenor), Wexford Festival Orchestra / Francesco Cilluffo (conductor). From the National Opera House, Wexford, and broadcast in association with RTÉ Culture and RTÉ Player, 16.10.2020. (RB)

Claudia Boyle (c) Frances Marshall

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Rossini’s Petite messe solennelle opens the 2020 Wexford Festival Opera

IrelandIreland 2020 Wexford Festival Opera – Rossini’s Petite messe solennelle: Claudia Boyle (soprano), Tara Erraught (mezzo-soprano), Pietro Adaini (tenor), John Molloy (bass), The Wexford Factory Ensemble, Finghin Collins and Carmen Santoro (pianos), Andrew Synnott  (harmonium) / Kenneth Montgomery (conductor). National Opera House, Wexford, Broadcast in Association with RTE Culture and RTE Player, 11.10.2020. (RB)

2020 Wexford Festival Opera’s Petite messe solennelle

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69th Wexford Festival Opera – 11 to 18 October 2020

69th Wexford Festival Opera further develops its digital presence for 2020

to present a reimagined Festival

 Waiting for Shakespeare…The Festival in the air

 Sunday, 11 October – Sunday, 18 October 2020

Wexford Festival Opera today announced that it has taken the difficult decision to reschedule the previously announced artistic programme to October 2021. This is due to the ongoing worldwide uncertainty regarding the continuing impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and social distancing restrictions into the autumn, and in the best interests of the health and welfare of the Festival’s audiences, artists, staff, and volunteers.

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