Classical Notes: Wexford releases its breath and gets back to business

Wexford Festival Opera can finally welcome people back to enjoy the live events it plans for its 70th anniversary this October

19th September, 2021
Classical Notes: Wexford releases its breath and gets back to business
Simone Lamsma: the Dutch solo violinist will perform with the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra at the Helix on September 24. Picture: Otto van den Toorn

No musical organisation has waited more patiently during the pandemic than Wexford Festival Opera, with artistic director Rosetta Cucchi keeping hopes alive for a decent audience at this year’s event.

Now WFO has announced that it can welcome an increased number of people to its 70th anniversary festival which runs from October 19-31. While the company is looking forward to live events again, it hasn’t forgotten those who cannot attend and some shows...

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