Monday June 1, 2020

Opera tour with a double-bill of infidelity

This adventurous company has created a double-bill that should appeal to newcomers as well as to seasoned opera fans.

8th November, 2015
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Rachel Croash and Rory Musgrave in Susanna’s Secret Picture: Ros Kavanagh

Short operas, like short stories, have an attraction all their own. They also provide a convenient entry point into the genre for young and new audiences who might otherwise feel threatened by the thought of a long night out with Mozart or Handel. One-act works tend to have short and sharp plots with contemporary relevance.

Wexford’s opera festival, which has just exited stage left for another year, knows this only too well and its ShortWorks...

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