First act for Wexford Opera House

It’s an opera house without a plaster cherub in sight.

6th September, 2008

It’s an opera house without a plaster cherub in sight.

The ‘star act’ of what Wexford Festival Opera (WFO) claims is Ireland’s first custom-built opera house is the elegant main auditorium, where American black walnut contrasts starkly with purple leather seating.

Like its predecessor, the Theatre Royal, the €33 million opera house is wrapped in the folds of Wexford’s winding streets, visible only if you happen upon it, or...

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