Tuesday June 2, 2020

Classical Notes: Wexford again a hot spot for opera buffs

Things are beginning to hot up in Wexford - and it's certainly not the weather, writes Dick O'Riordan.

13th October, 2012
Le Roi Malgré Lui by Emmanuel Chabrier. Photo: Cory Weaver

Things are beginning to hot up in Wexford, and it's certainly not the weather. Organisers say they are delighted that bookings for this year's main events have already reached 90 per cent -"with 100 per cent in our sights".

Wexford Festival Opera is Ireland's major opera event and singers are flying in from 14 countries, rehearsals are in full swing, costumiers are working frantically on the latest fittings and promotion has shifted into fifth gear. Festival...

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