Classical Notes

Opera runs proudly through the Blackwater Valley

This year (May 27-June 3) BVOF is engaging an inspiring creative team of singers and musicians, including nearly a hundred international and Irish performers

Blackwater Valley Opera Festival: personality in abundance

If you were to ask me what was the main quality that sets great festivals apart I would have to say ‘personality’. And Blackwater Valley Opera has that in abundance. The charismatic factor does not have to be events and activities themselves but what binds them together . In this case it is community pride and support. You will feel it from the very outset and remember it long afterwards. It qualifies under the heading ...