Classical Notes: Rising Australian star is coming to Wexford

Famed for digging up long-lost opera gems, Wexford Festival can also claim to discover some of the finest young opera stars in the world before they hit the big-time.

21st September, 2013
Eleanor Lyons: winner of a prestigious Russian award.

Famed for digging up long-lost opera gems, Wexford Festival can also claim to discover some of the finest young opera stars in the world before they hit the big-time marketplace.

The latest is **Eleanor Lyons,** a soprano sparkler from Australia who has just embellished a growing international reputation by winning one of Russia's major singing competitions.

Lyons, soon to arrive in Wexford to sing in Nino Rota's Il Capello di Paglia di Firenza (The Florentine...

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