Classical Notes: Wexford Festival Opera set to return on a high

The event's artistic director Rosetta Cucchi is rising to the challenge posed by Covid-19 to produce a fresh and memorable 70th anniversary festival

16th May, 2021
Classical Notes: Wexford Festival Opera set to return on a high
Rosetta Cucchi, executive director of Wexford Festival Opera: 'Live audience numbers for festival performances will be at a reduced capacity, but this will not dampen the excitement'

Wexford Festival Opera has been out of the news and under the radar for some time – and who could possibly blame it, such is the uncertainty about just about everything that matters in putting an annual opera festival in place.

For starters, the ancien regime that thrived under the stewardship of David Agler has departed into the sunset and his successor as artistic director, Rosetta Cucchi, must have felt that she had been...

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